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2015/05/06 04:06
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NASHVILLE -- The big law firm's conference room was decorated with red balloons forming the number "28," the new tally of Republicans in the 33-member Tennessee Senate. The office penthouse atop...
2015/05/06 04:06
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2015/05/05 22:34
2015/05/05 22:34
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With many teachers griping that standardized tests are eating up classroom time, you would think they would embrace the state education board's push to increase instructional time for...
2015/05/05 08:49
2015/05/05 08:49
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Comprehensive sex education is a step closer to being taught in New Orleans public middle and high schools. Education committees in the Louisiana House and Senate approved three bills last week — one...
2015/05/05 05:18
2015/05/05 05:18
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Lawmakers took a significant step toward compromise Monday on reducing and reforming standardized testing in Colorado, one of the most contentious and scrutinized issues of the legislative...
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2015/05/05 01:34
2015/05/05 01:34
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Editor's note: This is the second installment of a three-part series on emotional disturbance in Vermont schools. Part 3 will be published on Wednesday. BRATTLEBORO >> Vermont identifies more...
2015/05/04 22:23
2015/05/04 22:23
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Clock ticking on education finance reform billPosted: Monday, May 4, 2015 5:22 PM EDTUpdated: Monday, May 4, 2015 6:11 PM EDT BURLINGTON, Vt. - Education reform is one of the legislature's top...
2015/05/04 22:09
2015/05/04 22:09
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Pennsylvania school districts could lay off teachers based on their personal evaluations, not their seniority, under a proposal passed by the House Education Committee on Monday, PennLive.com...
2015/05/04 17:01
2015/05/04 17:01
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Clinton's infant granddaughter a touchstone in 2016 campaignClinton's infant granddaughter a touchstone in 2016 campaign Power suits don't come in Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky's size. If asked for...
2015/05/04 00:20
2015/05/04 00:20
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JUNEAU — The Alaska Legislature passed a resolution Thursday authorizing a recess in floor sessions until May 12 while the House and Senate Finance committees continue to meet. The votes came on the...
2015/05/04 00:13
2015/05/04 00:13
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Melissa Van Hook, a mother of two children with autism and co-founder of the East Valley Autism Network, said too many parents of students with disabilities have called her to report children being...
2015/05/03 07:57
2015/05/03 07:57
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Tax hike underpins school reform The Vermont Legislature is pushing ahead with school consolidation on the promise that it will produce better educational opportunities for Vermont children and lower...
2015/05/03 05:51
2015/05/03 05:51
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NASHVILLE — The big law-firm conference room was decorated with several pairs of red balloons forming the number “28,” the new tally of Republicans in the 33-member Tennessee Senate. The office...
2015/05/02 09:19
2015/05/02 09:19
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Education Secretary Arne Duncan (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) Tens of thousands of parents in a number of states have decided this spring to opt their children out of high-stakes standardized...
2015/05/01 12:32
2015/05/01 12:32
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Bills requiring CPR be taught in schools moving forward Two similar bills promoting CPR training for Missouri high school students as part of a health or physical education class are making their way...
2015/05/01 03:42
2015/05/01 03:42
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CONCORD – New Hampshire students cannot be forced to give their social media passwords to school administrators under a bill approved by state lawmakers Thursday – a step one local students says is...
2015/05/01 01:33
2015/05/01 01:33
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Lawmaker wants $4,000 raise for Texas public school teachersPosted: Thursday, April 30, 2015 4:06 PM EDTUpdated: Thursday, April 30, 2015 9:04 PM EDT A state lawmaker is pushing for public school...
2015/04/30 17:39
2015/04/30 17:39
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Despite heavy criticism, a bill that would generally ban out-of-school suspensions for Louisiana’s youngest public school students won approval Thursday in the Senate Education Committee. It won...
2015/04/30 03:01
2015/04/30 03:01
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Seventy-three percent of teachers said that certain student populations will not benefit from the standards. Ninety percent of those teachers indicated concern for students working below grade level,...
2015/04/30 02:22
2015/04/30 02:22
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AUSTIN — Charter schools got high-profile commitment late in the Legislature from both the governor and lieutenant governor at a Capitol rally, to the point that the governor called choice in school a...
2015/04/30 01:39
2015/04/30 01:39
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Legislation that could rein in the cost of Louisiana’s generous TOPS scholarship program scored a key victory at the State Capitol on Wednesday, despite vocal opposition from Gov. Bobby Jindal. “The...
2015/05/06 04:06
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