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ChillicotheNews
NMCYF awarded $700,000 grantonly federal funding source dedicated exclusively to before-school, afterschool
NMCYF awarded $700,000 grant
ChillicotheNews / Posted 22 hours ago
only federal funding source dedicated exclusively to before-school, afterschool and summer learning programs. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education awards the grants alloted for Missouri. The 21st Century Community Learning... Read more
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Nevada Daily Mail
Carolyn Compton, Sheldon's new principalitself, Compton made it her business to learn computers. The year 2000 saw the
Carolyn Compton, Sheldon's new principal
Nevada Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
itself, Compton made it her business to learn computers. The year 2000 saw the University of Missouri and the state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education partner with other groups to form the enhancing Missouri's Instruction... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State education department meeting planned in FultonOfficials from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education ar
State education department meeting planned in Fulton
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Officials from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education are planning regional meetings, and one will be in Fulton. The 2016 Regional Meetings on Education will be an engaged conversation about what parents and residents think... Read more
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Boston Globe
In efforts against bullying, some school districts stand outof two students who reportedly had been victims of bullying. How well the law
In efforts against bullying, some school districts stand out
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
of two students who reportedly had been victims of bullying. How well the law has worked isn’t clear yet. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education only has data from the 2012-2013 through 2014-2015 school years -- and only... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts pays $150M to make new MCAS testpencils, kids. It looks like your new standardized tests will be taken online,
Massachusetts pays $150M to make new MCAS test
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
pencils, kids. It looks like your new standardized tests will be taken online, and it comes with a hefty price tag. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education just signed a contract to work with New Hampshire based company Measured... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
State to consider 6 new charter schools, 2 in Western MassachusettsPhoto Courtesy: MGNonline MALDEN, Mass. (WWLP) – Six groups have submitted pro
State to consider 6 new charter schools, 2 in Western Massachusetts
WWLP Springfield / Posted 7 days ago
Photo Courtesy: MGNonline MALDEN, Mass. (WWLP) – Six groups have submitted proposals to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to open new charter schools across the state. There were also 13 expansion requests from... Read more
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The Herald News
'Next generation' MCAS exam to be developed by current test vendorMCAS exam, calls for the company and its subcontractors to build new tests in E
'Next generation' MCAS exam to be developed by current test vendor
The Herald News / Posted 7 days ago
MCAS exam, calls for the company and its subcontractors to build new tests in English, mathematics and science, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Tuesday. Measured Progress, of Dover, N.H., was one of two vendors... Read more
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Lowell Sun
"Next generation" MCAS to be developed by NH vendorMCAS exam, calls for the company and its subcontractors to build new tests in E
"Next generation" MCAS to be developed by NH vendor
Lowell Sun / Posted 7 days ago
MCAS exam, calls for the company and its subcontractors to build new tests in English, mathematics and science, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Tuesday. Measured Progress, of Dover, N.H., was one of two vendors... Read more
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Boston Globe
N.H. company to develop new version of MCAS testsN.H., which has been the vendor for the current MCAS tests since 2005, will wor
N.H. company to develop new version of MCAS tests
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
N.H., which has been the vendor for the current MCAS tests since 2005, will work under a five-year contract with the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education that is valued at $150.8 million. The contract also calls for Measured... Read more
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Boston Globe
Report alleges abuse, neglect at Middleborough school for special-needs studentsdozens of victims of both school and clergy sexual abuse. The state’s Departme
Report alleges abuse, neglect at Middleborough school for special-needs students
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
dozens of victims of both school and clergy sexual abuse. The state’s Department of Early Education and Care and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said in a joint statement that the Chamberlain school is in good standing... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
#StrongerTogetherdistrict staff member. He also addressed the district's 70.7 percent Annual Pe
#StrongerTogether
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
district staff member. He also addressed the district's 70.7 percent Annual Performance Report (APR) determined by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education based on a five-category grading system. "Our APR is not where we want it... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts gets 6 proposals for new charters, 12 seek to expandthat would allow for annual increases in charter school enrollment outside of t
Massachusetts gets 6 proposals for new charters, 12 seek to expand
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
that would allow for annual increases in charter school enrollment outside of the existing caps. In a statement, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said it would evaluate the applications before deciding which groups will be... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Therapeutic school didn’t stop bullying, self harmthis school does is provide a therapeutic community for them and turns them aro
Therapeutic school didn’t stop bullying, self harm
WWLP Springfield / Posted 8 days ago
this school does is provide a therapeutic community for them and turns them around.” Chamberlain is licensed by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Department of Early Education and Care. In a joint statement issued... Read more
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Boston Globe
State gets 6 proposals for new charters, 13 seek to expandin November that would allow for annual increases in charter school enrollment
State gets 6 proposals for new charters, 13 seek to expand
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
in November that would allow for annual increases in charter school enrollment outside of existing state caps. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said in a statement Monday that it will evaluate the proposed new and... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
State gets 6 proposals for new charters, 13 seek to expandin November that would allow for annual increases in charter school enrollment
State gets 6 proposals for new charters, 13 seek to expand
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 8 days ago
in November that would allow for annual increases in charter school enrollment outside of existing state caps. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said in a statement Monday that it will evaluate the proposed new and... Read more
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Standard Democrat
NMC R-1 to seek tax hike to balance budgetthe August meeting: * The Board adopted the district's Annual Secretary of the
NMC R-1 to seek tax hike to balance budget
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
the August meeting: * The Board adopted the district's Annual Secretary of the Board Report for submission to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The annual report provides DESE with financial information for the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Most Brockton-area schools to start before Labor Daywest of 495. In the past several years, we’ve seen it seeping into the 128 belt
Most Brockton-area schools to start before Labor Day
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
west of 495. In the past several years, we’ve seen it seeping into the 128 belt and Metro Boston.” The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education does not track school starting dates, but Scott and other observers say... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri requires new test for teachersCOLUMBIA - The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announ
Missouri requires new test for teachers
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Friday it will require another test for new teachers. The test assesses incoming teachers' ability to teach. New teachers had previously only take a test over the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Change in location, shortened school year approved for Brockton charter schooldifferent location following renovation delays at its original site. Jacquelin
Change in location, shortened school year approved for Brockton charter school
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
different location following renovation delays at its original site. Jacqueline Reis, a spokesperson for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said on Thursday that state officials believe that New Heights Charter... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Shortened school year approved for Brockton charter school due to delay in openinga different location after renovation delays at its original site. Jacqueline
Shortened school year approved for Brockton charter school due to delay in opening
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
a different location after renovation delays at its original site. Jacqueline Reis, a spokesperson for the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said on Friday that state officials believe that New Heights Charter School... Read more
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The Morning Sun
United Way bus could leave Pittsburgwe need to find some funding sources.”Funding was cut following an audit, which
United Way bus could leave Pittsburg
The Morning Sun / Posted 14 days ago
we need to find some funding sources.”Funding was cut following an audit, which said the nonprofit could not use Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education grant money to service Kansans. Dreiling said United Way is using general... Read more
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Boston Globe
Madison Park High School declared underperforming by statewhich represents the administrator. Madison Park was the only school statewide
Madison Park High School declared underperforming by state
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
which represents the administrator. Madison Park was the only school statewide to be declared underperforming by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on Wednesday, but ratings declined at four other Boston... Read more
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The Herald News
Full Somerset, Berkley school regionalization under considerationhurdles remain before it would occur. Voters in both towns would need to approv
Full Somerset, Berkley school regionalization under consideration
The Herald News / Posted 19 days ago
hurdles remain before it would occur. Voters in both towns would need to approve regionalizing and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education would also need to signal its approval. The discussion on full... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Questions now surround planned charter school location in Brocktonto 180 days to accommodate renovation delays," said Lauren Greene, assistant to
Questions now surround planned charter school location in Brockton
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 21 days ago
to 180 days to accommodate renovation delays," said Lauren Greene, assistant to the chief of staff at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, in an email to The Enterprise. John Merian, owner of the Main Street... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Pioneer Valley school files for charter renewalImmersion Charter School, has officially filed an application for renewal of th
Pioneer Valley school files for charter renewal
WWLP Springfield / Posted 21 days ago
Immersion Charter School, has officially filed an application for renewal of the school’s charter with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The school first opened in 2007 and it’s charter was last renewed in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell parents want to see sex, drug surveys before kidsGarry's bill. "Parents should be the ones to decide whether or not they have th
Lowell parents want to see sex, drug surveys before kids
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
Garry's bill. "Parents should be the ones to decide whether or not they have their child do that," he said. Statewide, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education administers a Youth Risk Behavior Survey in randomly selected public high... Read more
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The Herald News
With 111 open teaching positions, Fall River school district launches effort to recruitment, retain staffhad retained 562 out of 734 teachers, a retention rate of 76.4 percent, accordi
With 111 open teaching positions, Fall River school district launches effort to recruitment, retain staff
The Herald News / Posted 23 days ago
had retained 562 out of 734 teachers, a retention rate of 76.4 percent, according to data reported by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. According to a Herald News review of the data, for that year, the district... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Charter school foes cite excessive discipline ratesof the state’s public schools, Education Secretary James Peyser said. Mitchell
Charter school foes cite excessive discipline rates
WWLP Springfield / Posted 27 days ago
of the state’s public schools, Education Secretary James Peyser said. Mitchell Chester, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said officials had convened a group of educators from both traditional and... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Drug task force hosts heroin trainingRegional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming sch
Drug task force hosts heroin training
WGEM Quincy / Posted 27 days ago
Regional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming school year's Missouri Teacher of the Year. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will name the winner next month. A Hannibal teacher is in the running for... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
State police warn of the dangers of speedingRegional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming sch
State police warn of the dangers of speeding
WGEM Quincy / Posted 27 days ago
Regional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming school year's Missouri Teacher of the Year. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will name the winner next month. A Hannibal teacher is in the running for... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Charter expansion opponents knock student suspensionsfalsehoods." Ceide and Williams joined six other parents and educators in sendi
Charter expansion opponents knock student suspensions
Lowell Sun / Posted 27 days ago
falsehoods." Ceide and Williams joined six other parents and educators in sending a letter to state officials asking the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide detailed data on charter school suspensions. "I feel that the... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Toddler found unresponsive in Quincy poolRegional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming sch
Toddler found unresponsive in Quincy pool
WGEM Quincy / Posted 27 days ago
Regional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming school year's Missouri Teacher of the Year. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will name the winner next month. A Hannibal teacher is in the running for... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Illinois governor addresses Legionnaires' disease situation at vets' homeRegional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming sch
Illinois governor addresses Legionnaires' disease situation at vets' home
WGEM Quincy / Posted 27 days ago
Regional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming school year's Missouri Teacher of the Year. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will name the winner next month. A Hannibal teacher is in the running for... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
HLGU slashes online tuition for nursing studentsRegional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming sch
HLGU slashes online tuition for nursing students
WGEM Quincy / Posted 27 days ago
Regional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming school year's Missouri Teacher of the Year. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will name the winner next month. A Hannibal teacher is in the running for... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
New concerns about Ralls County plan to split from the Hannibal BPWRegional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming sch
New concerns about Ralls County plan to split from the Hannibal BPW
WGEM Quincy / Posted 27 days ago
Regional Teacher of the Year, making her eligible to compete for the coming school year's Missouri Teacher of the Year. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will name the winner next month. A Hannibal teacher is in the running for... Read more
11 related stories
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Lowell Sun
Lowell charter trustees rebut state critiquesCommunity Charter Public School board of trustees rebutted some critiques of it
Lowell charter trustees rebut state critiques
Lowell Sun / Posted 28 days ago
Community Charter Public School board of trustees rebutted some critiques of its governance structure made by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education after a site visit in May. The visit occurred because concerned parents and... Read more
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The Herald News
With 111 open teaching positions, Fall River school district launches recruitment efforthad retained 562 out of 734 teachers, a retention rate of 76.4 percent, accordi
With 111 open teaching positions, Fall River school district launches recruitment effort
The Herald News / Posted 28 days ago
had retained 562 out of 734 teachers, a retention rate of 76.4 percent, according to data reported by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. According to a Herald News review of the data, for that year, the district... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCPS updates immunization, human sexuality policiesthem, but they're required by the state to include it in the curriculum. It's n
JCPS updates immunization, human sexuality policies
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
them, but they're required by the state to include it in the curriculum. It's not something students are tested on, but the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has standards districts have to follow. "Parents are a part of this," she... Read more
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OJornal News
Bill offers new approach to ELL educationAs of December 2015, the district had 1,650 English Language Learners, that spe
Bill offers new approach to ELL education
OJornal News / Posted 1 months ago
As of December 2015, the district had 1,650 English Language Learners, that speak 67 different languages. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education defines transitional bilingual education as a program that initially offers... Read more

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