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Delegate Amanda Pasdon, R-Monongalia, chairman of the House Education Committee, said the committee plans to take up legislation dealing with alternative certifications for teachers while the Senate...
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BRATTLEBORO >> While there may not be consensus on how to fund public education in Vermont, there is widespread agreement on one issue: Education taxes are too high, causing financial strain...
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Proposed bill allows16-year-olds to advance to higher learning MARIETTA — State Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-west Cobb) has filed a bill that would allow students to pursue post-secondary education after...
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Millions of Ohio students would spend less time taking and practicing for tests, if recommendations issued earlier this month by the state’s school superintendent are adopted. In a report delivered...
2015/01/24 03:22
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A Rhode Island lawmaker has proposed allocating funds so every municipality can offer full-day kindergarten. Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Hanna Gallo introduced a bill to accelerate the...
2015/01/24 01:51
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Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Dolores Gresham says she is committed to repealing Common Core in Tennessee, a day after reports came out that she had changed her mind on moving away from the...
2015/01/23 18:08
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JACKSON -- Mississippi House members overwhelming approved a pair of bills Thursday that may immunize members against controversy over Common Core State Standards, but could have little effect over...
2015/01/23 13:44
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democratic lawmakers say more than 200 Iowa school superintendents oppose Gov. Terry Branstad's education spending plan. House and Senate Democratic leaders released data...
2015/01/23 12:09
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A co-sponsor of legislation to repeal Tennessee's Common Core standards says the measure is likely to change. Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Dolores Gresham and Senate...
2015/01/23 09:25
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ATLANTA — Georgia’s new state superintendent, Richard Woods, said the standardization of education was a misstep that hurt the state as a whole and he plans to implement more choices for students...
2015/01/23 01:33
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DENVER - A measure to permanently cap tuition hikes at Colorado's public colleges and universities has been rejected in the state Legislature. The Senate Education Committee voted 5-4 on party lines...
2015/01/23 01:32
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Investigators in the state auditor’s office swept through 30 charter schools to answer a simple question: How many students are showing up for class? Auditor Dave Yost says for seven of those schools...
2015/01/22 15:19
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At a Senate Education Committee hearing this week on how the No Child Left Behind law should be rewritten, the subject quickly turned to standardized testing and whether the federal government should...
2015/01/22 13:50
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INDIANAPOLIS — Two Republican state senators have introduced a bill that a critic says would allow the teaching of creationism in Indiana's public schools. The bill sponsored by Sen. Jeff Raatz of...
2015/01/21 21:16
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At a Glance: Political affiliation: DemocratEducation: Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology -- Doctor of Education (Ed. D.) in Organization Leadership Woodbury...
2015/01/21 19:19
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Diane Ravitch (Network for Public Education) You may not remember (if you knew at all) that education historian and activist Diane Ravitch, who as much as anybody else led the movement in recent...
2015/01/21 06:19
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President Obama gives his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Vice Presient Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of...
2015/01/20 01:34
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BURLINGTON >> Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on Monday the winner of his annual State of the Union Essay contest, a sophomore from Mount Mansfield High School. Leo Lehrer-Small's essay was...
2015/01/20 01:30
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... minutes 24 seconds ago by Russ Thomas - MTN News MissoulaMT Senate bill causes divide between Missoula school districts MISSOULA - Senate Bill 107 has created strong feelings in Missoula, strong...
2015/01/19 17:08
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JACKSON -- All Mississippi politicians say they love education, especially during election years. The key question is: How do they translate that love into public policy? Some believe putting more...
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