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2014/07/23 19:27
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Association of Texas Professional Educators News Release AUSTIN, Texas — For several months, the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) has been fighting to prevent the hasty...
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2014/07/23 12:50
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Fathers: Are You Setting Your Children Up for a Death Sentence Chinua Achebe, “We cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own. The Igbo, always practical, put it...
2014/07/21 06:43
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Pauline Liu: US teens are flunking financial literacy test Print this ArticleEmail this Article America's 15-year-olds have a sub par understanding of personal finance compared to their peers around...
2014/07/17 13:10
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... Fight for Philly)Who could ever forget comedian Jon Stewart’s commentary in early 2009 on how financial reporters totally botched reporting of the Great Recession. Stewart mocked journalists...
2014/07/14 18:05
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Paul Thomas here reviews many of the public statements of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and finds a common theme: the cause of low test scores is low expectations. If only society, the schools,...
2014/07/13 14:47
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As the education world continues to reverberate from the Vegera vs. California teacher tenure ruling, Eric Westervelt at NPR reports that some teachers in California are recognizing that tenure needs...
2014/07/13 13:44
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Moore was a two-time All-Big Ten selection and led the conference in 3-pointers per game both as a junior and as a senior. Moore, who graduated from Northwestern in 2009 with a degree in communication...
2014/07/13 11:59
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Justin Minkel is a school teacher in Springdale, Ark, at an elementary school where 85 percent of the kids are English-language learners. That’s right – most of the children in his second and...
2014/07/12 03:33
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Gov. Jerry Brown and the union’s own president headlined the American Federation of Teachers convention Friday, but it was a fiery speech from a North Carolina reverend that roused the crowd. Rev....
2014/07/11 17:43
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Virginia public schools earned another year of exemption from some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law, the U.S. Education Department announced July 3. The law, enacted in 2002,...
2014/07/11 14:40
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Q&A: A Union Leader On Tenure, Testing And The Common Core The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is holding its annual convention in Los Angeles through this weekend. For the AFT's more than...
2014/07/11 00:00
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Dalton State College continues to be one of the most affordable four-year colleges in the nation, according to the U.S. Department of Education. This is the fourth consecutive year Dalton State has...
2014/07/09 23:33
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One thing I could always respect about former Florida State University President Eric Barron was his fairness. I can recall in the fall of 2012 when around 50 students marched to his office protesting...
2014/07/09 20:27
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Could improving students' math skills boost financial literacy? Some policymakers think so. New data show American teens' money smarts are, at best, middling. Among the 18 countries in the...
2014/07/09 20:18
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Their Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency (FAST) Act would most notably kill the 130-question, 10-page Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which determines how much federal aid...
2014/07/09 07:59
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As much as he enjoys his work at school, Poor Elijah also enjoys being home. That�s why I was surprised to find him with a scowl fixed on his summer face. �I�m practicing looking miserable,� he...
2014/07/08 15:50
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Photo: Tracy A Woodward/The Washington Post via Getty Images The Obama administration’s education reforms have been almost completely absent from the national political debate because neither Party...
2014/07/08 10:42
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The problem that goes by the name of crony capitalism—more formally known as corporatism– has led to that most elusive of situations: bipartisan outrage. The idea that public policy –whether that for...
2014/07/07 19:51
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... - President Barack Obama continued in his theme of a "year of action" Monday, as Secretary of Education Arne Duncan unveiled a new effort to ensure access to "effective educators" for all...
2014/07/07 19:33
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The U.S. Department of Education announced a new initiative Monday to help states put "great educators" in schools with the neediest students. The department said that too often school districts...
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