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WBUR Boston
Mass. Education Officials Review How Teachers Are CertifiedThe state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is reviewing how it
Mass. Education Officials Review How Teachers Are Certified
WBUR Boston / Posted 9 hours ago
The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is reviewing how it certifies teachers. (Hadley Green for WBUR) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. Massachusetts Secretary of Education Jim Peyser was recently the guest speaker at a public forum in... Read more
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The Herald News
After hearing, Fall River school board shows support for revised $137.9 million budgetin carryover funds from what school officials said is an additional shortfall a
After hearing, Fall River school board shows support for revised $137.9 million budget
The Herald News / Posted 14 hours ago
in carryover funds from what school officials said is an additional shortfall amount, as ruled by officials from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education last week. That $2.2 million is derived from $505,000 in the shortfall... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Ousted Lowell charter school head's deal unveiledthe head of school's resignation last month. But frustrated parents are still p
Ousted Lowell charter school head's deal unveiled
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
the head of school's resignation last month. But frustrated parents are still putting up a fight, now calling on the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to keep Egmont and expressing no confidence with the current board. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
State foresees modest growth in Boston charter school seats next yearwhich many parents and students have said is too small -- enabled the allocatio
State foresees modest growth in Boston charter school seats next year
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
which many parents and students have said is too small -- enabled the allocation of additional seats in the Hub. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will accept applications for new or expanded charter schools in every... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Newest school overcrowdedare averaging 26 students, and once another classroom for kindergarten is added
Newest school overcrowded
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
are averaging 26 students, and once another classroom for kindergarten is added, the class sizes will be around 20. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recommends districts keep those class sizes at 17 to 25 students. With the... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri faces teacher shortageSTEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses are facing the largest
Missouri faces teacher shortage
KOMU Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) courses are facing the largest teacher shortages, said Sarah Potter, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education communications coordinator. In Boone County the following school districts... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
School districts react to transgender policiesissue," said Hillman. Even though the policy changes concerning Friday's state
School districts react to transgender policies
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
issue," said Hillman. Even though the policy changes concerning Friday's statements are being discussed by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Sarah Potter, communications coordinator for the department, says that all... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama’s ‘Transgender’ Plan: Exclude Parents, Let Officials Handle Childrens’ Sexual Problemshave their parents participate in the transition process, but parental particip
Obama’s ‘Transgender’ Plan: Exclude Parents, Let Officials Handle Childrens’ Sexual Problems
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
have their parents participate in the transition process, but parental participation is not required.” … the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education issued guidance [says] … School personnel should speak with the student... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
In wake of Senate vote, Berkshire schools receive guidance on ensuring transgender rightsas restrooms, locker rooms, public transit, etc. Prior to the issuance of Frid
In wake of Senate vote, Berkshire schools receive guidance on ensuring transgender rights
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
as restrooms, locker rooms, public transit, etc. Prior to the issuance of Friday's federal guidelines, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education issued its own guiding document on "creating a safe and supportive school... Read more
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Boston Globe
Obama transgender directive draws praise, but Mass. has already taken stepsbathroom based on gender identity since July 2012, when the state’s 2011 law ba
Obama transgender directive draws praise, but Mass. has already taken steps
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
bathroom based on gender identity since July 2012, when the state’s 2011 law barring discrimination took effect. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education later published guidelines for school officials in implementing the... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
TARGET 8: Are students getting equal access to resources?compared the amount of technology devices per building to the most recent build
TARGET 8: Are students getting equal access to resources?
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
compared the amount of technology devices per building to the most recent building enrollment numbers from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. One thing to note is that the inventories are for school buildings and... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
TARGET 8: Is Missouri's public education funding constitutional?to fulfill the constitutional requirement of spending at least 25 percent of th
TARGET 8: Is Missouri's public education funding constitutional?
KOMU Columbia / Posted 11 days ago
to fulfill the constitutional requirement of spending at least 25 percent of the state budget on schools. According to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the foundation formula has been demanding more than $3 billion. McNeil... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
North Adams School Committee expects to wrap up new superintendent's contract next weekoversees a district with an enrollment of 1,894 students, compared to North Ada
North Adams School Committee expects to wrap up new superintendent's contract next week
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
oversees a district with an enrollment of 1,894 students, compared to North Adams' 1,463 students, according to state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education data. The districts have similar numbers of students with high needs,... Read more
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The Daily Dunklin Democrat
Riverview Gardens backers speak out at public hearingcase for shedding an unaccredited designation, which allows students to transfe
Riverview Gardens backers speak out at public hearing
The Daily Dunklin Democrat / Posted 17 days ago
case for shedding an unaccredited designation, which allows students to transfer to better-performing schools. Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education officials heard Thursday from backers of the Riverview Gardens School... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Riverview Gardens backers speak out at public hearingwhich allows students to transfer to better-performing schools. The St. Louis
Riverview Gardens backers speak out at public hearing
KOMU Columbia / Posted 18 days ago
which allows students to transfer to better-performing schools. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education officials heard Thursday from backers of the Riverview Gardens School... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Lawsuit targets St. Louis-area school desegregation planby allowing black city students to transfer to the county, and white county stu
Lawsuit targets St. Louis-area school desegregation plan
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
by allowing black city students to transfer to the county, and white county students to transfer to the city, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said in a statement. But White’s attorney, Joshua Thompson of the Pacific... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Senate overrides Nixon's veto on bill designed to lower school fundingto our current budget. The big question is: Are lawmakers fully funding the fo
Senate overrides Nixon's veto on bill designed to lower school funding
KOMU Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
to our current budget. The big question is: Are lawmakers fully funding the formula right now? No. Reports from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show the formula hasn't been "fully" funded in the past five years. Below... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Nixon vetoes bill designed to lower target for school fundingthe budget is fully funded, which would require an additional $455 million to t
Nixon vetoes bill designed to lower target for school funding
KOMU Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
the budget is fully funded, which would require an additional $455 million to the current budget. Reports from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education show the formula hasn't been "fully" funded in the past five years. Below... Read more
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Salon.com
Lawsuit targets St. Louis-area school desegregation planby allowing black city students to transfer to the county, and white county stu
Lawsuit targets St. Louis-area school desegregation plan
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
by allowing black city students to transfer to the county, and white county students to transfer to the city, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said in a statement. You Might Also Like But White’s attorney, Joshua... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
MO Gov. Nixon vetoes $456 million cut to public schools funding formulato fully fund Missouri’s K-12 foundation formula by approximately $456 million
MO Gov. Nixon vetoes $456 million cut to public schools funding formula
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 20 days ago
to fully fund Missouri’s K-12 foundation formula by approximately $456 million according to projections from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Meanwhile, the General Assembly is also considering a slate of special... Read more
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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 days 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 23 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 27 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 30 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 1 months 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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