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FOX 6 Milwaukee
State trying to bar school from Milwaukee Parental Choice ProgramMILWAUKEE —The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is trying to kick a M
State trying to bar school from Milwaukee Parental Choice Program
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 2 days ago
MILWAUKEE —The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction is trying to kick a Milwaukee school out of the Milwaukee Parental Choice program, just days before school starts. The move comes after a FOX6 Investigation first exposed the school for... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Wausau school participates in mental health programSome schools in Wisconsin are taking part in a new project to help all students
Wausau school participates in mental health program
WAOW Wausau / Posted 2 days ago
Some schools in Wisconsin are taking part in a new project to help all students with their mental well being. The Wisconsin School Mental Health Project is a new initiative set up by the Department of Public Instruction. “To help staff with their... Read more
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The News & Observer
ACT scores in NC stagnant | News & Observer Scores are below national averages NC requires test of all
ACT scores in NC stagnant
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer Scores are below national averages NC requires test of all public high school juniors Composite score tied with Mississippi North Carolina students’ scores on a national standardized test called the ACT... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
South Prairie Celebrates School ExpansionThe ribbon has been cut for the newest high school in the state. South Prairie
South Prairie Celebrates School Expansion
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 days ago
The ribbon has been cut for the newest high school in the state. South Prairie Public School will be starting a new school year in a new school -- double in size hosting an enrollment upwards of 350 students. At an open house tonight, Department of... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramFresh-faced students armed with brightly colored backpacks crowded area schools
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
Fresh-faced students armed with brightly colored backpacks crowded area schools on Monday as the opening bell for the 2015-16 school year sounded for the first time. Jakai Manning, 5, stood in line with his parents at Benvenue Elementary School,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Why NC businesses must find ways to support schools | News & Observer August 24, 2015 While many other states have restored ed
Why NC businesses must find ways to support schools
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer August 24, 2015 While many other states have restored education funding to pre-recession levels, we’re still at recession... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
Educational MakeoverAHOSKIE – Stan Warren recalls a day earlier this year when the North Carolina D
Educational Makeover
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 4 days ago
AHOSKIE – Stan Warren recalls a day earlier this year when the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released its statewide “A-F” rankings. Warren, the principal at Ahoskie Elementary School, said he was “sick on his stomach” when viewing... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Schools to open with budget questions remainingJuly marked the start of the 2015-16 fiscal year and the deadline for the N.C.
Schools to open with budget questions remaining
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
July marked the start of the 2015-16 fiscal year and the deadline for the N.C. General Assembly to adopt a state budget. But state legislators are still squabbling over how to spend the $21.735 billion overall budget figure they only agreed on last... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Charter Day School Inc. stays defiant on salary requests

LELAND -- More than 20,000 pages of invoices Charter Day School Inc. turned

Charter Day School Inc. stays defiant on salary requests
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago

LELAND -- More than 20,000 pages of invoices Charter Day School Inc. turned over to the StarNews earlier this year show that not all money paid to the schools' management company for headmasters was actually paid to those positions.

From... Read more

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The Lexington Dispatch
TCS continues initiatives to improve student achievementDr. Maria Pitre-Martin (right), superintendent of Thomasville City Schools, lea
TCS continues initiatives to improve student achievement
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin (right), superintendent of Thomasville City Schools, leads a meeting with community leaders to discuss items regarding the...The-Dispatch.comAugust 20, 2015 2:58 PM

New initiatives and community engagement serve as the... Read more

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Disability Scoop
School Districts Scramble To Find TeachersMILWAUKEE — Four times this summer, the Waukesha School District had to post th
School Districts Scramble To Find Teachers
Disability Scoop / Posted 9 days ago
MILWAUKEE — Four times this summer, the Waukesha School District had to post the same opening for a high school position teaching biology and chemistry. As of last week, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Christine Hedstrom was pretty sure... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
School starts Monday; watch out for kidsMore than 14,000 school buses travel highways across North Carolina transportin
School starts Monday; watch out for kids
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
More than 14,000 school buses travel highways across North Carolina transporting children to and from school each day, according to a recent release from the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Most drivers who meet stopped school buses on the road... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Area school district receives $4K in state aid to help address mental health concernsStanley (WQOW) - One in five students across the state have a serious mental he
Area school district receives $4K in state aid to help address mental health concerns
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 10 days ago
Stanley (WQOW) - One in five students across the state have a serious mental health need, according to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. In order to help meet those needs, Stanley-Boyd is one of 27 school districts in the state to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cape Fear Voices - Don’t deny children access to high-performing schoolsCharter schools operate through a special contract, or “charter”, with the stat
Cape Fear Voices - Don’t deny children access to high-performing schools
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
Charter schools operate through a special contract, or “charter”, with the state Department of Public Instruction. They are allowed to innovate and try different approaches to learning which might work better for some students than others. Some... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Local school districts selected for state mental health projectThe Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction(DPI) is moving ahead with a five
Local school districts selected for state mental health project
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 10 days ago
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction(DPI) is moving ahead with a five-year project to improve students’ emotional well-being and mental health by picking the 27 school districts that will be participating in the Wisconsin School Mental... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Antifreeze leaks reported on Union County buses before May leak that injured studentAntifreeze leaks were reported on at least two Thomas MVP rear-engine school bu
Antifreeze leaks reported on Union County buses before May leak that injured student
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
Antifreeze leaks were reported on at least two Thomas MVP rear-engine school buses prior to a May incident on the same model bus that sent one Union County middle school student to the hospital and injured three others. A student from Porter Ridge... Read more
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The News & Observer
Common Core approaches crossroad | News & Observer Review commission’s findings due Monday Early draft could
Common Core approaches crossroad
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
| News & Observer Review commission’s findings due Monday Early draft could show whether complete rewrite ahead State Board of Education gets final say State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
School buses fixed after students scalded by hot...Channel 9 asked if the problem has been fixed three months after a middle-schoo
School buses fixed after students scalded by hot...
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
Channel 9 asked if the problem has been fixed three months after a middle-school student was burned by hot liquid and steam on a Union County bus. Anchor Scott Wickersham learned which local districts use those rear-engine buses and if they met a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC school buses passed 3,117 times on a single dayEvery school day in North Carolina, drivers pass stopped school buses, violatin
NC school buses passed 3,117 times on a single day
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
Every school day in North Carolina, drivers pass stopped school buses, violating state laws requiring drivers to yield when a bus’s stop arm is extended. “Over 3,000 cars per day in North Carolina pass a stopped school bus illegally while it’s... Read more
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Mt. Pleasant News
News and upcoming events from HillsboroThe following is submitted by the Hillsboro School Reunion secretary, Doris Par
News and upcoming events from Hillsboro
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 17 days ago
The following is submitted by the Hillsboro School Reunion secretary, Doris Parker Onorato, and Jean Lightle, on the recent Hillsboro Reunion held Aug. 1, 2015: Hillsboro school reunions began 30 years ago in 1985, being held every five years at the... Read more
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News 8000
Small, rural school districts receive state aidWisconsin taxpayers will provide $17 million in state aid this year to 137 scho
Small, rural school districts receive state aid
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
Wisconsin taxpayers will provide $17 million in state aid this year to 137 school districts that educate small numbers of students. The so-called "sparsity aid" is targeted at small, rural districts that have a hard time making ends meet because of... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Teacher Shortage Posing Concerns for Local SchoolsGetting creative before school starts, this week the Department of Public Instr
Teacher Shortage Posing Concerns for Local Schools
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 21 days ago
Getting creative before school starts, this week the Department of Public Instruction announced possible solutions to what officials call: a teacher shortage. The principals of Berthold and Makoti High Schools are still searching for teachers in... Read more
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News 8000
Wisconsin gets extension on waiver for 'No Child Left Behind'Wisconsin is one of a handful of states getting an exemption from federal educa
Wisconsin gets extension on waiver for 'No Child Left Behind'
News 8000 / Posted 21 days ago
Wisconsin is one of a handful of states getting an exemption from federal education standards. The U.S. Department of Education announced Wisconsin is one of seven states getting permission to bypass provisions of No Child Left Behind. It's a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Freedom Monument supporters say it’s time to complete project that celebrates NC’s African-American heritage | News & Observer August 7, 2015 Freedom Monument supporters say it’s time t
Freedom Monument supporters say it’s time to complete project that celebrates NC’s African-American heritage
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
| News & Observer August 7, 2015 Freedom Monument supporters say it’s time to complete project that celebrates NC’s African-American... Read more
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Salon.com
5 despicable ways the right is trying to undermine the way we teach U.S. historyThis article originally appeared on High school history and civics courses are
5 despicable ways the right is trying to undermine the way we teach U.S. history
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
This article originally appeared on High school history and civics courses are the first line of defense for preparing children to be engaged and active citizens in the political process. As many have noted, American education is often lackluster,... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Senate plan to shift oversight of charter schools is blockedRALEIGH, NC (AP) — North Carolina House lawmakers have blocked a plan that woul
Senate plan to shift oversight of charter schools is blocked
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, NC (AP) — North Carolina House lawmakers have blocked a plan that would give the legislature more clout over the state’s charter school authority. The House voted on Tuesday against a Senate plan to shift the Charter School Advisory Board... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Senate plan to shift oversight of charter schools is blockedRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina House lawmakers have blocked a plan that wo
Senate plan to shift oversight of charter schools is blocked
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina House lawmakers have blocked a plan that would give the legislature more clout over the state's charter school authority. The House voted on Tuesday against a Senate plan to shift the Charter School Advisory Board... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Senate plan to shift oversight of charter schools is blockedRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina House lawmakers have blocked a plan that wo
Senate plan to shift oversight of charter schools is blocked
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina House lawmakers have blocked a plan that would give the legislature more clout over the state's charter school authority. The House voted on Tuesday against a Senate plan to shift the Charter School Advisory Board... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC House doesn’t back change to charter school oversight | News & Observer August 4, 2015 Neuse Charter School in Smithfield is amo
NC House doesn’t back change to charter school oversight
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
| News & Observer August 4, 2015 Neuse Charter School in Smithfield is among nearly 150 charters in the state that wouldn’t be... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
'Hardship waiver' takes aim at North Dakota teacher shortageBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota schools with teacher shortages might be allo
'Hardship waiver' takes aim at North Dakota teacher shortage
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 25 days ago
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota schools with teacher shortages might be allowed to bring in people from the community to help educate students. State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler says the state Education Standards and Practices Board... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
WECT INVESTIGATES: Closed charter school and state were at odds over tax moneyAs parents scrambled to enroll their students elsewhere when SEGS Academy close
WECT INVESTIGATES: Closed charter school and state were at odds over tax money
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 25 days ago
As parents scrambled to enroll their students elsewhere when SEGS Academy closed suddenly this spring, leaders at the beleaguered charter school began a testy process of settling up with the state. Public records show the school requested thousands... Read more
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The News & Observer
Southeast Raleigh’s first charter school exceeds first-year expectations | News & Observer July 31, 2015 School will open with 120 students It off
Southeast Raleigh’s first charter school exceeds first-year expectations
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer July 31, 2015 School will open with 120 students It offers lunch and... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramWith last week’s N.C. Supreme Court ruling in favor of “opportunity scholarship
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 29 days ago
With last week’s N.C. Supreme Court ruling in favor of “opportunity scholarships,” North Carolina becomes a state full of educational diversity. That might sound nice on paper, but how does the legislature propose to pay for it all? Public schools... Read more

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