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2015/07/07 02:19
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WASHINGTON — The Senate, for the first time in 14 years, will debate an all-new federal education policy this week. The bipartisan proposal would do away with the No Child Left Behind law and reduce...
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2015/07/05 05:48
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of Ohioans receiving their GED plummeted after the testing service tripled the price of taking the test, changed its format and made it more difficult. The Ohio...
2015/07/04 10:54
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The number of people successfully obtaining their GED, Ohio’s only official high-school equivalency test, plunged by 86 percent last year, and the rebound to normalcy that some state officials have...
2015/07/04 02:34
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MONTPELIER >> Concerns over the disproportionate suspension and expulsion of students of color and students with disabilities from Vermont's public schools has brought a far-reaching group of...
2015/07/03 23:25
2015/07/03 23:25
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A San Diego lawmaker is pushing for employee protection for high school cheerleaders. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, said high school cheerleaders are athletes performing without health...
2015/07/03 21:17
2015/07/03 21:17
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MINEOLA – A suburban New York prosecutor says compliance with a state law requiring schools to report incidents of bullying, harassment or intimidation is a "disaster." Acting Nassau County District...
2015/07/03 04:12
2015/07/03 04:12
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State moves to replace embattled school test Kasich budget eliminated PARCC funding COLUMBUS — A controversial statewide assessment test that Ohio used for one year in K-12 schools might have been...
2015/07/03 01:15
2015/07/03 01:15
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A charter school reform bill that appeared headed for passage has been delayed, as the Ohio House did not vote on the Senate’s changes before summer recess. House Bill 2 aims to increase...
2015/07/01 23:20
2015/07/01 23:20
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SACRAMENTO – Today Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s, R-Santa Clarita, AB 542 to help California Community Colleges receive funding for physical education classes offered to Middle College School students...
2015/07/01 23:19
2015/07/01 23:19
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Highs and lows of the budget process BY STATE SENATOR JOSEPH P. ADDABBO Whether you want to call it “The Big Ugly,” “The Big Lovely,” or something in between, I think we can all agree that the end...
2015/07/01 22:18
2015/07/01 22:18
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Terrifying new anti-vaxxer trend sees death threats sent to opponents Dr Shaun Redd, President of the Australian Medical Association Queensland has the answers for the most common questions asked...
2015/07/01 21:31
2015/07/01 21:31
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The headaches started a few months ago. Parents were opting their students out of the exams, saying the tests took too long and were too complicated. State lawmakers got into the fray and started...
2015/07/01 16:08
2015/07/01 16:08
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Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: The Syracuse Post-Standard on education in New York and the state's poorest families. June 30 The most important...
2015/07/01 14:58
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After the intense hours-long hearings, after the floods of furious parents descending on the state Capitol, after a wrenching Assembly floor debate balancing public health against parental rights,...
2015/07/01 05:25
2015/07/01 05:25
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BY THE BOOK: East Cobber writes on Cobb schools evolution fight MARIETTA — An east Cobb resident held a book-signing Tuesday for his recently-published account of the battle to remove disclaimers...
2015/06/30 20:54
2015/06/30 20:54
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Parlin Gressitt, left, practices signing with Phoebe Gartside during an American Sign Language program at the Middletown Township Public Library on June 27. Gartside, a senior at Middletown High...
2015/06/30 13:46
2015/06/30 13:46
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The media and country as a whole still can't seem to grasp the very graspable concept of transgender. While we've made great strides in the transgender rights movement, there is still a lot of work...
2015/06/29 21:45
2015/06/29 21:45
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On June 1, 2015, Caitlyn Jenner (formerly known as Bruce Jenner) made her debut on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine. The issue followed her public interview with Diane Sawyer, in which she spoke...
2015/06/24 19:09
2015/06/24 19:09
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The Ohio Senate is scheduled to take up legislation that could take control of the Youngstown City Schools from the Board of Education and place it in the hands of a Chief Executive Officer. The...
2015/06/22 00:58
2015/06/22 00:58
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Sir Walter Scott’s famous aphorism, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive,” is particularly applicable to one bill now pending in the state Senate. Assembly Bill 531...
2015/07/07 02:19
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