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2014/08/01 02:45
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NEW YORK -- New York students with disabilities will be held to the same academic standards and take the same standardized tests as other kids their age next school year, the U.S. Education Department...
2014/08/01 02:45
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2014/07/31 20:43
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The U.S. Department of Education has granted a one-year extension for Minnesota's waiver to No Child Left Behind, the lapsed benchmark education law. The extension is not much of a surprise. Federal...
2014/07/30 12:48
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For years, politicians and policy leaders have been running the nation’s public education system basically by the seat of the pants, drafting and passing legislative doctrine that mostly ignores the...
2014/07/29 21:21
2014/07/29 21:21
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As quasi-private schools funded with public money across Ohio face scrutiny, some say they need to be held to a higher standard. Supporters of charter or community schools say they do a better job at...
2014/07/29 21:12
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Published: Tuesday, 7/29/2014 - Updated: 8 minutes ago Toledo Public Schools show off Toledo Technology Academy to U.S. cabinet members BLADE STAFF Toledo Public Schools superintendent Romulas...
2014/07/29 00:56
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Thousands of illegal immigrants are streaming across America's southern border, but on Wednesday the chief of the Department of Homeland Security will be attending an educational event with...
2014/07/25 05:36
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You'd never know by their ads or websites that the career-college company Corinthian Colleges is collapsing. "How could your life change? You'll never know unless you call Everest now," ends one TV...
2014/07/23 19:27
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...
2014/07/23 12:50
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
2014/08/01 02:45
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