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U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who is running for governor, wholeheartedly endorsed Common Core on Friday and chided Gov. Bobby Jindal for his political assault on the new academic standards. “I support the...
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COLUMBIA — A spokesman for state schools chief Mick Zais said Thursday that educators will have access to Common Core – along with other education standards – as they work to write new standards for...
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LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe won't call a special election to fill the state Senate seat of a lawmaker stepping down to take a lobbying job with the University of Arkansas system, the governor's...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges. That includes a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges. That includes a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state...
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State Sen. Rob Teplitz has been named to the state's new Basic Education Funding Commission, which will work on a recommendation for a new formula for distributing state money to school...
2014/07/28 18:25
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When Ron Tomalis stepped aside as state education secretary 14 months ago, he landed what seemed like a full-time assignment in a state struggling to boost college access and curb ever-rising tuition...
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A state screening board’s recent decision to reject most charter school applications has sparked tension over the role private management companies should play in public education. The N.C. Charter...
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University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler testified before the U.S. Senate Education Committee on Thursday, discussing how the college plans to boost graduation rates for low-income and...
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San Diego State University is partnering with three universities in the Eastern European nation of Georgia to teach foreign students in the capital city Tbilisi starting in 2015. Students enrolled in...
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The latest debate started Thursday when Governor Scott Walker issued a one-sentence statement calling on lawmakers to repeal the Common Core educational standards. Wisconsin, like dozen of other...
2014/07/20 06:40
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Senate Bill 359, also know as the Education Reform Bill, was signed into law in 2013 by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. The bill was designed to improve student performance, give school systems more...
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No matter how hard she tried, Edona Harrison-Williams could not pass the South Carolina high school exit exam. She was already in cap and gown, preparing to walk across the stage during the 2002...
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Republican Senate Majority Leader says replacing standards difficultSubmitted: 07/18/2014 MADISON - The Republican leader of the state Senate says replacing Common Core education standards as Gov....
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Ohio’s auditor and local law enforcement are included on the list of agencies investigating concerns raised by former employees of actions at a group of Dayton charter schools. Auditor Dave Yost...
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Posted: 11:11 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Senator says full review of charter-school laws needed A full review of Ohio’s charter school laws is needed before the end of the year, according to...
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Wikipedia has called it the Veterans Health Administration Scandal of 2014. An audit released in early June found that more than 120,000 veterans were left waiting or never got care, and that records...
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Sexual misconduct, racism, teacher intimidation, questionable testing policies -- and mishandling of complaints about those claims were among the allegations the teachers brought to the state board of...
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... minutes 13 seconds ago by CNNMedical marijuana research stalls after Arizona professor is let go A well-known medical marijuana researcher at the University of Arizona says a study she's been...
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COLUMBIA - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) can be the difference between life and death. According to the Health and Safety Institute, over 36 states now require CPR training as part of high...
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