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2014/04/23 08:24
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MARIETTA — Cobb School Board member Scott Sweeney and challenger Kevin Nicholas squared off during a forum Monday, debating such issues as Common Core, Sweeney’s work for an education vendor and the...
2014/04/23 08:24
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2014/04/22 21:06
2014/04/22 21:06
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A statewide poll showed public support for using a formula to distribute state school funding, and education advocates said Tuesday that a proposed commission to examine the issue is a critical first...
2014/04/22 15:52
2014/04/22 15:52
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STERLING — It was good news, bad news for the RE-1 Valley Board of Education during an update on the 2014-15 budget, at a regular meeting on Monday. District finance officer Deb County used the...
2014/04/22 07:53
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INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Education Roundtable on Monday overwhelmingly approved new English and math academic standards, sending the final decision to the State Board of Education next week. The...
2014/04/22 01:51
2014/04/22 01:51
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JACKSON — State officials say they plan to use bolstered state funding to hire more literacy coaches and better train teachers as schools seek to meet legislative requirements that all third-graders...
2014/04/21 10:54
2014/04/21 10:54
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Ohio State University leaders want to give students who serve on the board of trustees the right to vote. Under state law, they can’t. A proposed bill in the Statehouse would give all public...
2014/04/18 02:20
2014/04/18 02:20
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Members of the College of the Canyons Board of Trustees voted this week to lend their support to a state Senate bill that would establish a pilot program allowing some community colleges to offer...
2014/04/18 01:40
2014/04/18 01:40
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Reopening a volatile topic, a state Senate panel approved a bill Wednesday night that would overhaul the East Baton Rouge Parish school system largely by giving principals sweeping new authority. The...
2014/04/17 20:41
2014/04/17 20:41
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Lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday that would create what they are calling the “Parents’ Bill of Rights for Public Schools,” essentially a list of actions parents can take to stay engaged in the...
2014/04/17 10:02
2014/04/17 10:02
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Missouri lawmakers are beginning to coalesce around legislation to do away with the controversial Common Core standards, while also establishing a process to develop new state education...
2014/04/17 05:05
2014/04/17 05:05
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Fans of standardized testing are thin on the ground in Texas. That was a lesson learned by Attorney General Greg Abbott when his Democratic gubernatorial opponent, Sen. Wendy Davis, accused Abbott of...
2014/04/17 01:57
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Teacher Jennie Lee promptly began speaking to the students in Cantonese, and she would continue to do so for the remainder of the day as part of the school’s language immersion program, one of more...
2014/04/16 19:34
2014/04/16 19:34
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A local Arizonan, David Garcia, born and raised in the state and a product of its public schools, has decided to throw his hat into the candidate ring for Superintendent of Public Instruction. Rim...
2014/04/16 18:03
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... minutes 4 seconds ago by Tonya LaCosteCommittee to discuss repealing the Louisiana Science Education Act Thursday, the Senate Education Committee will discuss repealing the Louisiana Science...
2014/04/16 11:22
2014/04/16 11:22
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... missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster292 missing, 3 dead in South Korea ferry disaster SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an...
2014/04/15 23:21
2014/04/15 23:21
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BCFD to shave nearly $70,000 from budget through restructuringBCFD to shave nearly $70,000 from budget through restructuring The Bossier City Fire Department is putting one outgoing official's salary...
2014/04/15 02:33
2014/04/15 02:33
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A Senate panel's discussion about how best to overhaul the curriculum and testing procedures for Texas high schools at times felt like a political debate Monday, as a gubernatorial...
2014/04/14 23:42
2014/04/14 23:42
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AUSTIN -- The state Senate Education Committee will assess implementation of a new law overhauling high school curriculum and cutting the number of standardized tests students must pass. Members on...
2014/04/14 22:21
2014/04/14 22:21
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Tree falls on Shreveport homeTree falls on Shreveport home One Shreveport resident was lucky to escape without injury after a tree fell on his house. One Shreveport resident was lucky to escape...
2014/04/14 20:33
2014/04/14 20:33
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WACOWaco man accused of drugging woman, then sexually assaulting herWaco man accused of drugging woman, then sexually assaulting her A 42-year-old Waco man has been arrested in connection with an...
2014/04/23 08:24
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