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2014/09/01 23:42
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While many of my friends across the country were busy spending their holiday weekend with barbecues and lazy days, I spent my Labor Day weekend shopping for school supplies, reminding my kids to...
2014/09/01 23:42
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2014/08/31 13:31
2014/08/31 13:31
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Global idea Editor: Lackawanna County Commissioner Patrick O’Malley sent a refreshing letter (Your Opinion, “County Should Buy Globe Store,” Aug. 17). Finally, a politician is thinking outside the...
2014/08/31 09:27
2014/08/31 09:27
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June 10, 2014: Alex Caputo-Pearl, president elect of the United Teachers Los Angeles, UTLA, takes questions on the Vergara v. California lawsuit verdict in Los Angeles. A judge struck down tenure and...
2014/08/31 07:57
2014/08/31 07:57
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Economics, education and Sitting Bull �Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.� Facing the extinction of Sioux culture, Sitting Bull realized that their hope �...
2014/08/31 01:39
2014/08/31 01:39
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It’s time for the fall season of Litigation Theatre, starring Gov. Bobby Jindal, as the man who was for Common Core before he was against it, and the poor taxpayers of Louisiana, who are footing the...
2014/08/30 22:12
2014/08/30 22:12
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Chicago's public schools are back in session this week, and Elizabeth Dozier has returned to fighting the good fight—this time without cameras. The Fenger Academy High School principal was featured...
2014/08/30 14:10
2014/08/30 14:10
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The Kennebec Journal of Augusta (Maine), Aug. 28, 2014 If the federal government can't get states to sign on to the Real ID law, it has only itself to blame. All the darkest nightmares of privacy...
2014/08/29 18:05
2014/08/29 18:05
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... ... If UTA cannot demonstrate a better sense for what it means to work for the taxpaying public, then perhaps lawmakers should consider a change in the oversight structure. Some transit agencies...
2014/08/29 15:19
2014/08/29 15:19
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Something interesting happened in Indiana on Thursday. In a big win for Gov. Mike Pence, the feds approved No Child Left Behind funds for the state, even though it had pulled out of Common Core. The...
2014/08/27 23:56
2014/08/27 23:56
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Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 4:43 p.m. In eyes of the law, nearly all Snohomish County schools ‘failing’ OLYMPIA � Students in Washington public schools are doing as well as they ever have...
2014/08/27 19:08
2014/08/27 19:08
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INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana’s largest teachers union is asking Gov. Mike Pence to temporarily suspend the state’s accountability standards as schools use new academic standards and administer a...
2014/08/27 19:05
2014/08/27 19:05
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ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan plans to visit Georgia next month. Duncan's stops in Atlanta and Carrollton on Sept. 8 were announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of...
2014/08/27 06:15
2014/08/27 06:15
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Research shows that the typical teen needs 8.5 to 9.5 hours of sleep to function normally. A 2006 survey by the National Sleep Foundation found that 87 percent of high school students were getting...
2014/08/26 10:09
2014/08/26 10:09
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The adage that there is no such thing as a free lunch is being challenged in Southbridge. The Southbridge schools are participating in a federal government-sponsored universal meal program called the...
2014/08/26 03:49
2014/08/26 03:49
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SILVERDALE — The Legislature helped, but when every Central Kitsap School District kindergartner goes to school full day starting next week they can thank local taxpayers. As the CK School Board gets...
2014/08/25 23:07
2014/08/25 23:07
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Education is no subject for politicians The problems of public education are not a matter for political operatives on the right or the left of the spectrum to correct, because few politicians have...
2014/08/25 17:48
2014/08/25 17:48
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The influential American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released an important new policy statement — just in time for the start of a new school year. Let kids snooze! To prevent student sleep...
2014/08/22 00:57
2014/08/22 00:57
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Washington became the first state in the union Thursday to lose its No Child Left Behind Act waiver. But what does that really mean? The answer is likely a few months away. The state will lose some...
2014/08/21 19:03
2014/08/21 19:03
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Too much testing is "sucking oxygen out of the room" in many American schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a statement today. That focus on testing is making it hard for teachers...
2014/08/21 07:57
2014/08/21 07:57
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The 21st annual Emperor Awards The Tony and Obie Awards honor Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway plays. Tack on several more �offs� and you begin to approach the prestige associated with...
2014/09/01 23:42
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