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Boston Globe
University of Maine cuts cost for Mass. studentspercent attended public colleges out of state. The remainder went to private in
University of Maine cuts cost for Mass. students
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
percent attended public colleges out of state. The remainder went to private institutions, according to data from the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The most popular school outside of Massachusetts — public or private — was... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
A new standard in learning for Missouri studentsHowever, some lawmakers hotly opposed using Common Core and voted to create new
A new standard in learning for Missouri students
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
However, some lawmakers hotly opposed using Common Core and voted to create new Show-Me Standards. In late April, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education unanimously approved the new standards, which are intended to be rigorous... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. dedicates $2 million to testing lead in public school water fountainsfountains that test positive for high levels of lead. The state Department of E
Mass. dedicates $2 million to testing lead in public school water fountains
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
fountains that test positive for high levels of lead. The state Department of Environmental Protection will work with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to implement the program. Officials said they expect that there is enough... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. earmarks $2 million to test for lead in water at public schools statewidetesting, and to help schools remedy any problems that are found. Environmental
Mass. earmarks $2 million to test for lead in water at public schools statewide
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
testing, and to help schools remedy any problems that are found. Environmental regulators will work with the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to roll out the assistance. The two agencies expect to distribute forms... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
S. Callaway student is Presidential Scholar semifinalistalso the only student in her school to achieve perfect scores on all of her end
S. Callaway student is Presidential Scholar semifinalist
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
also the only student in her school to achieve perfect scores on all of her end-of-course exams and was recognized by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Missouri Bar for the Outstanding Citizenship Award. School... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Why do I have to learn this?program, the center looks at the local labor need, student interest and buildin
Why do I have to learn this?
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
program, the center looks at the local labor need, student interest and building space before submitting a request to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The culinary arts program is the newest at the career center. Classes were... Read more
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The Herald News
Politi-Beat Sunday Roundup: Bigger focus needed on Fall River school budgetthe Henry Lord Middle School becoming the second to receive the distinction. I
Politi-Beat Sunday Roundup: Bigger focus needed on Fall River school budget
The Herald News / Posted 10 days ago
the Henry Lord Middle School becoming the second to receive the distinction. I recall the 91-page report released by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education voicing serious concerns about the state of the district and coming... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Retired Nashoba Tech supt. working as state adviserNashoba Valley Technical High School, Judith Klimkiewicz has landed a part-time
Retired Nashoba Tech supt. working as state adviser
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Nashoba Valley Technical High School, Judith Klimkiewicz has landed a part-time position as a senior adviser at the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Klimkiewicz joined the department as an adviser to Commissioner Mitchell... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River teachers argue before committee for level-services budgetschool department hadn’t yet resolved that shortfall 2015, a matter that is now
Fall River teachers argue before committee for level-services budget
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
school department hadn’t yet resolved that shortfall 2015, a matter that is now going to be decided by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.“We’re toward the end of April,” Pereira said.Pereira also acknowledged... Read more
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The Examiner
Education officials approve new English, math goalsemphasis on research in language arts and reorganizing math benchmarks for kind
Education officials approve new English, math goals
The Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
emphasis on research in language arts and reorganizing math benchmarks for kindergarten through 2nd grade, according to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The learning goals also include cursive writing for elementary school... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri officials approve new English, math goalson research in language arts and reorganizing math benchmarks for kindergarten
Missouri officials approve new English, math goals
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
on research in language arts and reorganizing math benchmarks for kindergarten through second grade, according to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The learning goals also include cursive writing for elementary school... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Watchdog Report: DYS teachers blow whistle on employerunqualified for their positions and worked without licenses for years until fin
Watchdog Report: DYS teachers blow whistle on employer
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
unqualified for their positions and worked without licenses for years until finally receiving preliminary licenses from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Paul C. Nordberg, who has taught at DYS for more than a decade, alleges in... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Linthacum explains JCPS superintendent evaluation goalsThe aim is to have rigorous learning in every classroom, in every building — th
Linthacum explains JCPS superintendent evaluation goals
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
The aim is to have rigorous learning in every classroom, in every building — thus increasing test scores. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education sets state standards, outlining what students need to learn at each grade... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Local students participate in Student Government Day | April 15, 2016Speaker Robert DeLeo, Supreme Court Justice Mark V. Green, Sen. Sal DiDomenico
Local students participate in Student Government Day | April 15, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 19 days ago
Speaker Robert DeLeo, Supreme Court Justice Mark V. Green, Sen. Sal DiDomenico and Commissioner Mitchell Chester from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Students also had the opportunity to participate in a simulated hearing... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Acquiring Crowder Industries hits state roadblockCrowder. Board Chairman Dave Padgett indicated that the major sticking point in
Acquiring Crowder Industries hits state roadblock
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Crowder. Board Chairman Dave Padgett indicated that the major sticking point in moving forward on the proposal is the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), about which the board held a closed-session discussion at the... Read more
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The Herald News
Concern for future of Fall River school district voiced by state education commissionerare now under state receivership. However, the other three districts have shown
Concern for future of Fall River school district voiced by state education commissioner
The Herald News / Posted 21 days ago
are now under state receivership. However, the other three districts have shown positive momentum, he said.Chester said the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education worked closely with the city’s school department, and had watched... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Former Tewksbury school official a finalist for top Nashoba Regional jobMonday night at Florence Sawyer School. Clenchy is currently the senior associa
Former Tewksbury school official a finalist for top Nashoba Regional job
Lowell Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Monday night at Florence Sawyer School. Clenchy is currently the senior associate commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, a position she's held since 2014. She was previously superintendent for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Push on to get recognition for high school students who master foreign languagescreate a seal of biliteracy, including one in the House that has more than 50 c
Push on to get recognition for high school students who master foreign languages
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
create a seal of biliteracy, including one in the House that has more than 50 cosigners. Both bills would direct the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop the criteria for awarding the seal of biliteracy. “I feel like... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Schools historically have little power in TIF decisionswould otherwise receive from property taxes. However, Missouri does not make u
Schools historically have little power in TIF decisions
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
would otherwise receive from property taxes. However, Missouri does not make up for the revenue lost from TIFs, said Department of Elementary and Secondary Education spokesperson Sarah Potter. Pursuant to Missouri state statute, every... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Board to meet Monday nightThe Newton County SB 40 Board will hold a closed-session meeting with Crowder I
Board to meet Monday night
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
The Newton County SB 40 Board will hold a closed-session meeting with Crowder Industries to discuss the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as it concluded its monthly meeting at 5:45 p.m. Monday at Crowder Industries, 3707 Howard... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Eagleton School shutting down after losing licensethat the school had its license revoked by the Department of Early Education an
Eagleton School shutting down after losing license
WWLP Springfield / Posted 25 days ago
that the school had its license revoked by the Department of Early Education and Care, and has a revocation order from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. As a result, the school cannot continue to operate and receive public... Read more
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The Examiner
EJC students among elite 15 in stateA pair of area high school seniors were among the 15 statewide selected by the
EJC students among elite 15 in state
The Examiner / Posted 26 days ago
A pair of area high school seniors were among the 15 statewide selected by the Missouri Bar Association and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to receive the Missouri Outstanding Citizen Award.Olivia Bahr from Blue Springs... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Power outage in Jefferson City relocates five state agenciescan be made," Burns wrote in an email to KOMU 8 News. The five agencies affect
Power outage in Jefferson City relocates five state agencies
KOMU Columbia / Posted 26 days ago
can be made," Burns wrote in an email to KOMU 8 News. The five agencies affected by the power outage are the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Missouri Department of Higher Education, Missouri Department of Social... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River schools improve out of bottom 10 percent in state rankingsno longer ranks among the lowest 10 percent of districts statewide, according t
Fall River schools improve out of bottom 10 percent in state rankings
The Herald News / Posted 27 days ago
no longer ranks among the lowest 10 percent of districts statewide, according to a new ranking by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education based on students’ performance on standardized tests and academic growth.The... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Educating students about suicide preventionwebsite. Under Schupp’s bill, elementary and secondary schools would adopt or
Educating students about suicide prevention
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
website. Under Schupp’s bill, elementary and secondary schools would adopt or modify model policies created by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In addition, professional development opportunities would be available for... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Parents, lawmakers divided over charter school wait listsreason is the lottery system to get in. Some parents say it’s unfair, and biase
Parents, lawmakers divided over charter school wait lists
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
reason is the lottery system to get in. Some parents say it’s unfair, and biased toward certain students. According to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, close to 34,000 students are on wait lists to get into charter schools... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Senate bills encourage better suicide educationvote for Sen. Jill Schupp’s bill addressing elementary and secondary schools.
Senate bills encourage better suicide education
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
vote for Sen. Jill Schupp’s bill addressing elementary and secondary schools. The Creve Coeur Democrat cited work by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to develop model policies for schools districts to review for their own... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Children at Boys and Girls ClubJEFFERSON CITY - The Boys and Girls Club Of The Capital City received a 3-D pri
Children at Boys and Girls Club
KOMU Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
JEFFERSON CITY - The Boys and Girls Club Of The Capital City received a 3-D printer through a grant from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Becoming 3-D, the company that donated the printer, unveiled it in the library of Thomas... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. Senate unveils new charter school bill focused on 'better education for all students'local school district, Horace Mann schools must be approved by a host school di
Mass. Senate unveils new charter school bill focused on 'better education for all students'
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
local school district, Horace Mann schools must be approved by a host school district, the local teachers union, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. By allowing districts to decide whether to count these schools toward the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charter school lotteries: an educational game of chanceamid a larger, heated debate over whether Massachusetts should allow more chart
Charter school lotteries: an educational game of chance
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
amid a larger, heated debate over whether Massachusetts should allow more charter schools. According to the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, there were more than 34,000 students on wait lists to attend a public... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
3-D printer donated to Boys and Girls Clubdonated by a Jefferson City High School graduate. The Boys and Girls Club of t
3-D printer donated to Boys and Girls Club
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
donated by a Jefferson City High School graduate. The Boys and Girls Club of the Capital City received a grant from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in 2014 to start a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)... Read more

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