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Memphis Commercial Appeal
G’town school board members want to be No. 1, differ on howMembers of the Germantown school board wrestled for hours in a philosophical di
G’town school board members want to be No. 1, differ on how
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 hours ago
Members of the Germantown school board wrestled for hours in a philosophical discussion Wednesday on the standards it takes to be considered the best school system in the state. In the end, they found common ground by adding measurable goals to a... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Forced Busing: Was it worth it?LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - As Jefferson County Public Schools remembers the 40th a
Forced Busing: Was it worth it?
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 16 hours ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - As Jefferson County Public Schools remembers the 40th anniversary of the start of busing, UofL history professor Tracy K’Meyer points out the majority of U.S. school districts are shifting toward "mass re-segregation" as... Read more
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Island Packet
High school roundup, Feb. 10: Battery Creek will play Friday for Region 6-AA top seedwhile George Delaney scored 17. The win had postseason implications. Battery C
High school roundup, Feb. 10: Battery Creek will play Friday for Region 6-AA top seed
Island Packet / Posted 17 hours ago
while George Delaney scored 17. The win had postseason implications. Battery Creek ended the regular season tied with Academic Magnet at 8-2 at the top of the Region 6-AA standings. The teams will share the region championship, but by region... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 19 hours ago
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 19 hours ago
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 19 hours ago
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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WALB Albany
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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The Advocate
Drake: Reopening Istrouma High may take $17 million to $20 million, but he promises he won’t go ‘halfway’Superintendent Warren Drake tried to assure a concerned audience Wednesday nigh
Drake: Reopening Istrouma High may take $17 million to $20 million, but he promises he won’t go ‘halfway’
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Superintendent Warren Drake tried to assure a concerned audience Wednesday night that the East Baton Rouge Parish school system won’t go cheap as it prepares to reopen Istrouma High School. Drake, who took over as superintendent in June, immediately... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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The Advocate
With three academies and startup feel, new Lee High could draw gifted students away from Baton Rouge college prep high schoolsThe marketplace of Baton Rouge public high schools for students on a college tr
With three academies and startup feel, new Lee High could draw gifted students away from Baton Rouge college prep high schools
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
The marketplace of Baton Rouge public high schools for students on a college track is poised to become more competitive, as Lee High more than doubles in size and returns next year to its historic home on Lee Drive and a $54.7 million new... Read more
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The Advocate
Drake: Reopening Istrouma High may take $17 million to $20 million, but he promises he won’t go ‘halfway’Superintendent Warren Drake tried to assure a concerned audience Wednesday nigh
Drake: Reopening Istrouma High may take $17 million to $20 million, but he promises he won’t go ‘halfway’
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Superintendent Warren Drake tried to assure a concerned audience Wednesday night that the East Baton Rouge Parish school system won’t go cheap as it prepares to reopen Istrouma High School. Drake, who took over as superintendent in June 2015,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of EducationThe Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing
Failing schools list released by AL Dept. of Education
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
The Alabama Department of Education has released a list of the state's failing schools as defined by the controversial Alabama Accountability Act of 2015. There are a total of 76 schools on the list, up from 66 a year ago. Each of these schools is... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
JCPS: Longest bus rides taken by choiceLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Forty years ago the Jefferson County Public School syst
JCPS: Longest bus rides taken by choice
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Forty years ago the Jefferson County Public School system changed forever. The district started busing students from one side of the city to the other in order to achieve racial diversity in schools. Times have changed but... Read more
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The Advocate
Baker schools superintendent announces more layoffs as city school system tries to balance its budgetBAKER — Nine more teachers and staff have been laid off from the Baker School S
Baker schools superintendent announces more layoffs as city school system tries to balance its budget
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
BAKER — Nine more teachers and staff have been laid off from the Baker School System, Superintendent Herman Brister Sr. announced Tuesday. The new layoffs make a total of 20 employees let go since Brister took over as superintendent in May.... Read more
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The Advocate
Faculty on ‘fire watch’ as officials seek to replace broken fire alarm system at Bakerfield ElementaryBAKER — The fire alarm system at Bakerfield Elementary remains inoperable while
Faculty on ‘fire watch’ as officials seek to replace broken fire alarm system at Bakerfield Elementary
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
BAKER — The fire alarm system at Bakerfield Elementary remains inoperable while the Baker School Board seeks bids for a replacement, officials said Tuesday. In the meantime, the school is on “fire watch,” meaning staff is being extra vigilant about... Read more
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The Advocate
Herman Brister says he’s confident he can meet the goals outlined by the Baker School BoardBAKER — The Baker School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to attach to Superinte
Herman Brister says he’s confident he can meet the goals outlined by the Baker School Board
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
BAKER — The Baker School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to attach to Superintendent Herman Brister’s contract his performance objectives and targets for the 2015-16 school year. According to his contract, which the board approved on June 1, the... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Wallingford author explores old witchcraft accusationsWitch-Speak and Social Unrest in 17th Century Connecticut.” Cumpstone grew up
Wallingford author explores old witchcraft accusations
The Record-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Witch-Speak and Social Unrest in 17th Century Connecticut.” Cumpstone grew up in Wallingford, graduating from Sheehan High School in 2011. He went on to study history and secondary education at Southern Connecticut State University, where he... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge High still reigns as most popular magnet school in Capital City as applications for 2016-17 roll inBaton Rouge Magnet High School remains by far the most popular public magnet sc
Baton Rouge High still reigns as most popular magnet school in Capital City as applications for 2016-17 roll in
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Baton Rouge Magnet High School remains by far the most popular public magnet school in the Capital City, but Lee High School is steadily increasing in popularity, according to the latest application numbers. More than 3,700 students have applied so... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Teachers planning to resign, retire may get early notification bonusresigning to take another job or leaving for whatever other reason. It is also
Teachers planning to resign, retire may get early notification bonus
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
resigning to take another job or leaving for whatever other reason. It is also one of the agenda items on which the school board will take action at its next work session, which begins at noon Tuesday at the Education Center, 1104... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge High still reigns as most popular magnet school in Capital City as applications for 2016-17 roll inBaton Rouge Magnet High School remains by far the most popular public magnet sc
Baton Rouge High still reigns as most popular magnet school in Capital City as applications for 2016-17 roll in
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Baton Rouge Magnet High School remains by far the most popular public magnet school in the Capital City, but Lee High School, which is doubling in size, is steadily increasing in popularity, according to the latest application numbers. More than... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Committee backs year-round schedule for all Danville schoolsDANVILLE — A committee is recommending that District 118 schools go forward wit
Committee backs year-round schedule for all Danville schools
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
DANVILLE — A committee is recommending that District 118 schools go forward with planning and providing a balanced-calendar schedule for all of its buildings. Members of the balanced-calendar exploratory committee will present the findings of their... Read more
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ajc.com
Report gives Fulton a ‘D’ for school optionsA prominent think tank gave Fulton County’s school system a D for its efforts t
Report gives Fulton a ‘D’ for school options
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
A prominent think tank gave Fulton County’s school system a D for its efforts to provide educational choices, such as access to charter schools, online courses and magnet schools. The Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution’s annual Education... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Hillcrest wants to raise Arizona hoops with 7-1 DeAndre Aytonmotivated and ruled him ineligible. Since Bagley left, and after the NCAA came
Hillcrest wants to raise Arizona hoops with 7-1 DeAndre Ayton
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
motivated and ruled him ineligible. Since Bagley left, and after the NCAA came through, Hillcrest transferred its academics to Arizona Connections, an online high school in Gilbert that is NCAA accredited, according to the NCAA Eligibility... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Split from LHSAA could be comingRiverside high school athletic director and head basketball coach Tim Byrd didn
Split from LHSAA could be coming
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
Riverside high school athletic director and head basketball coach Tim Byrd didn't pull any punches. "I think, personally, this is the start of the demise of the association." The association Byrd was referring to was the LHSAA. Last week, they... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
GHSA: Magnet-school athletes can compete for their home schoolsATLANTA — Students who attend magnet high schools or who advance to college cou
GHSA: Magnet-school athletes can compete for their home schools
Savannah Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
ATLANTA — Students who attend magnet high schools or who advance to college could return to their assigned school for athletic and artistic contests, the Georgia High School Association Board of Trustees voted Wednesday. The board also voted to... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Allan RisingSometimes, education politics is about making lemonade out of lemons. When the
Allan Rising
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Sometimes, education politics is about making lemonade out of lemons. When the Austin Independent School District handed the beloved but under-enrolled Allan Elementary over to a charter school group in 2012, the East Austin community was left with a... Read more
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The Advocate
Baker school system rises from a D to a C grade, but two of its schools are still rated F and none are above a CBAKER — Although the Baker school system’s overall grade rose from a D in 2013-
Baker school system rises from a D to a C grade, but two of its schools are still rated F and none are above a C
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
BAKER — Although the Baker school system’s overall grade rose from a D in 2013-14 to a C in 2014-15, two schools in the district are still classed as F, and none received a grade above a C, according to a report recently released by the state. The... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Future of HISD bonus program in doubtThe Houston school district on Wednesday awarded $17 million in bonuses to teac
Future of HISD bonus program in doubt
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
The Houston school district on Wednesday awarded $17 million in bonuses to teachers, administrators and other school staff as part of a performance pay program that's at risk of being phased out amid tenuous support and looming budget... Read more
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First Coast News
Boundary changes approved for five Duval County schoolsThe Duval County School Board on Tuesday approved a series of five boundary and
Boundary changes approved for five Duval County schools
First Coast News / Posted 8 days ago
The Duval County School Board on Tuesday approved a series of five boundary and program changes affecting six schools and hundreds of students this year and next. ■ Unanimously approved converting Wolfson High to an international baccalaureate... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval School Board approves Vitti's change plansThe Duval County School Board on Tuesday approved a series of five boundary and
Duval School Board approves Vitti's change plans
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
The Duval County School Board on Tuesday approved a series of five boundary and program changes affecting six schools and hundreds of students this year and next. The board: ■ Unanimously approved converting Wolfson High to an international... Read more
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The Advocate
Baker school system rises from a D to a C grade, but two of its schools are still rated F and none are above a CBAKER — Although the Baker school system’s overall grade rose from a D in 2013-
Baker school system rises from a D to a C grade, but two of its schools are still rated F and none are above a C
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
BAKER — Although the Baker school system’s overall grade rose from a D in 2013-14 to a C in 2014-15, two schools in the district are still classed as F, and none received a grade above a C, according to a report recently released by the state. The... Read more
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The Advocate
Baker school system rises from a D to a C grade, but two of its schools are still rated F and none are above a CBAKER — Although the Baker school system’s overall grade rose from a D in 2013-
Baker school system rises from a D to a C grade, but two of its schools are still rated F and none are above a C
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
BAKER — Although the Baker school system’s overall grade rose from a D in 2013-14 to a C in 2014-15, two schools in the district are still classed as F and none received a grade above a C, according to a report recently released by the state. The... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Six. C.O. high schools receive Nike Innovation Fund grants | News - Home POSTED: 6:19 PM PST February 2, 2016 NIKE, Inc. and the Nike
Six. C.O. high schools receive Nike Innovation Fund grants
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
| News - Home POSTED: 6:19 PM PST February 2, 2016 NIKE, Inc. and the Nike School Innovation Fund announced the newest round of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore County school superintendent gets another contractWith no discussion or comment, a divided Baltimore County school board decided
Baltimore County school superintendent gets another contract
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
With no discussion or comment, a divided Baltimore County school board decided Tuesday to reappoint its superintendent, Dallas Dance, to a second four-year term. By a vote of 10-2, the school board backed a leader known as a change agent who has... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Vitti: Duval pogram changes driven by struggling schoolsThe Duval County School Board is slated to vote Tuesday on five proposed bounda
Vitti: Duval pogram changes driven by struggling schools
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
The Duval County School Board is slated to vote Tuesday on five proposed boundary and program changes affecting hundreds of students. Monday two board members met with Superintendent Nikolai Vitti with last-minute questions and suggestions for some... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval board members had last-minute questions, suggestions on superintendent's school changes ahead of Tuesday voteThe Duval County School Board is slated to vote Tuesday on five proposed bounda
Duval board members had last-minute questions, suggestions on superintendent's school changes ahead of Tuesday vote
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
The Duval County School Board is slated to vote Tuesday on five proposed boundary and program changes affecting hundreds of students. Monday two board members met with Superintendent Nikolai Vitti with last-minute questions and suggestions for some... Read more
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Island Packet
Beaufort Academy boys soccer No. 1 in preseason rankingsClass 1-A/2-A state championships, the Beaufort Academy boys soccer team will o
Beaufort Academy boys soccer No. 1 in preseason rankings
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
Class 1-A/2-A state championships, the Beaufort Academy boys soccer team will open the 2016 season at No. 1 in the S.C. High School Soccer Coaches Association Preseason Poll. BA, which finished 16-3, defeated Hilton Head Prep 4-1 at Porter-Gaud... Read more
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The Marietta Times
School choices: Recent survey says 70% of Americans like the ideaAn American Federation for Children study recently reported 70 percent of Ameri
School choices: Recent survey says 70% of Americans like the idea
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
An American Federation for Children study recently reported 70 percent of Americans were in support of the concept of school choice. Area residents agreed, although some think that "home" public schools are the best choice. "When I was growing up,... Read more
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The Advocate
Istrouma High reopening may be delayed; superintendent unsure can meet August openingLess than two weeks after regaining control, East Baton Rouge Parish schools Su
Istrouma High reopening may be delayed; superintendent unsure can meet August opening
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Less than two weeks after regaining control, East Baton Rouge Parish schools Superintendent Warren Drake is questioning whether it makes sense to try to reopen Istrouma High School by August, saying there might not be enough time. “We don’t want to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
The 40 Houston-area high schools with the best teachersNiche has released a bevy of evaluations about education in the United States.
The 40 Houston-area high schools with the best teachers
Houston Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Niche has released a bevy of evaluations about education in the United States. One list looks at the Houston-area public high schools with the best teachers. The top choice Carnegie Vanguard High School was one of a number of magnet programs to... Read more
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The Advocate
Istrouma High reopening may be delayed; superintendent unsure can meet August openingLess than two weeks after regaining control, East Baton Rouge Parish School Sup
Istrouma High reopening may be delayed; superintendent unsure can meet August opening
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Less than two weeks after regaining control, East Baton Rouge Parish School Superintendent Warren Drake is questioning whether it makes sense to try to reopen Istrouma High School by August, saying there might not be enough time. “We don’t want to... Read more
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Nueces County Record Star
Governor Abbott proclaims “School Choice Week” in Texas Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 1:05 PM Texas students, communities to hold over 1,2
Governor Abbott proclaims “School Choice Week” in Texas
Nueces County Record Star / Posted 17 days ago
Posted Jan. 25, 2016 at 1:05 PM Texas students, communities to hold over 1,200 events as part of nation's largest-ever celebration of school choiceAustin, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Penn College appoints dean of sciences, humanities and visual communicationsReed, who had served as interim dean for the school since July, has more than 2
Penn College appoints dean of sciences, humanities and visual communications
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Reed, who had served as interim dean for the school since July, has more than 20 years of leadership, teaching and counseling experience. Previously, he served as assistant dean of sciences, humanities and visual communications at Penn College,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval Superintendent Vitti agrees to change plan for Ft. Caroline Middle Schoolbetter idea when he hears one. That’s why when a committee recently rejected hi
Duval Superintendent Vitti agrees to change plan for Ft. Caroline Middle School
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
better idea when he hears one. That’s why when a committee recently rejected his proposal to transform Fort Caroline Middle School and presented their own, he embraced it. Thursday Vitti announced that when the full School Board meets on February 2... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Arts bring life to schoolsfor Arts Education. Both have played an integral role in supporting, coordinati
Arts bring life to schools
Rutland Herald / Posted 21 days ago
for Arts Education. Both have played an integral role in supporting, coordinating and integrating vibrant arts programs in schools throughout the state. Regarding the state of arts education in Vermont�s schools, viewpoint is important. An... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Stuck in the Middle: Shrinking enrollment and buildings in need of repair leave Santa Fe’s middle schools with limited optionsthe start of winter break this year instead saw students, parents and teachers
Stuck in the Middle: Shrinking enrollment and buildings in need of repair leave Santa Fe’s middle schools with limited options
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 22 days ago
the start of winter break this year instead saw students, parents and teachers anxiously gathering to discuss whether their school would even survive to see another autumn. In the first days of their weeks off, about 30 people took seats at tables... Read more
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