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2014/11/26 06:06
2014/11/26 06:06
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Illustration by Jason Stout Something has changed in education politics, and Robert Schneider has seen the shift. Twelve years ago, when he first ran for District 7 in the Austin Independent School...
2014/11/26 06:06
2014/11/26 06:06
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2014/11/25 16:38
2014/11/25 16:38
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Here’s some good news, looking ahead to the 2015 Minnesota Legislature’s discussions about improving public schools. Two leading Minnesota Senate Democrats described several of their priorities as...
2014/11/24 23:04
2014/11/24 23:04
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A national education reform has met resistance in the buckeye state since it's adoption. Welcome to part one of: Common Core Pass or Fail. Common Core is a set of expectations for what students...
2014/11/24 01:39
2014/11/24 01:39
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Four years after the state overhauled the way teachers are evaluated, critics hope to reopen the debate and trim the weight given to student test scores. Some of the same officials who vehemently...
2014/11/24 01:18
2014/11/24 01:18
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Recycling Failed Education Policies Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander will likely become chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Though he has yet to be elected by his...
2014/11/20 22:27
2014/11/20 22:27
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Tennessee may be the next state to put the Common Core Educational Standards on the chopping block. Two Republican state senators introduced legislation this week to repeal the national curriculum, a...
2014/11/18 18:39
2014/11/18 18:39
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State education leaders said Tuesday that it makes no sense to push for new spending on pre-K classes next year through Louisiana’s chief source of public school aid. “It’s a very complex issue to...
2014/11/18 00:51
2014/11/18 00:51
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NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam told local school board members Monday that the next state legislative session will have plenty of discussion about education issues, including “some you’ll be frustrated...
2014/11/17 22:51
2014/11/17 22:51
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An education policy overhaul approved last year has helped increase student enrollment in Texas public charter schools by 32,000, pushing their total statewide enrollment above...
2014/11/17 18:42
2014/11/17 18:42
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The Big Conversation As authorities arrive in LaPorte to find what caused the methyl mercaptan gas leak that killed four DuPont plant workers on Saturday, information is emerging about the safety...
2014/11/17 18:06
2014/11/17 18:06
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Are you in favor of Common Core standards? NASHVILLE - Two Republican senators today filed legislation that would cancel Tennessee's current memorandum of understanding on Common Core education...
2014/11/17 18:00
2014/11/17 18:00
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two Tennessee Republicans have introduced legislation that would stop Common Core education in the state. Mike Bell, Chairman of the Senate Government Operation Committee and...
2014/11/17 05:06
2014/11/17 05:06
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A new report that calls on Tennessee to increase teachers' pay shows that the state shortchanges school districts right out of the gate. The report says that teacher salary in Tennessee averages...
2014/11/16 22:43
2014/11/16 22:43
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The Jindal administration’s latest plan to stabilize the state health insurance system could trigger more crowded public school classrooms and crippling cuts in dollars for school technology and other...
2014/11/16 17:43
2014/11/16 17:43
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MADISON, Wis. — Republicans are moving quickly to pass a school accountability early next year, which would give Gov. Scott Walker an early example of how effectively he'll be able to push his agenda...
2014/11/16 08:53
2014/11/16 08:53
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INDIANAPOLIS – When state education officials released A-F accountability rankings for schools this month something was missing. Twenty-eight private schools that have educated hundreds of Hoosier...
2014/11/14 05:06
2014/11/14 05:06
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State Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman says he knew coming into Tennessee that as Gov. Bill Haslam's personally recruited "change agent" in education he would "upset the apple cart" and encounter...
2014/11/13 15:45
2014/11/13 15:45
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The U.S. Treasury Department soon will take some student borrowers' accounts away from private debt collectors and give them to federal workers, an ambitious new pilot project that may result in the...
2014/11/11 20:10
2014/11/11 20:10
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Yesterday, the newly elected and re-elected members of the Texas Legislature were given their first chance to propose legislation that will be considered in the State Capitol starting next January....
2014/11/11 19:05
2014/11/11 19:05
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Houston Chronicle. Nov. 5, 2014. Decisive win, again: The newly elected need to set an agenda for the good of all Texans The resounding Republican victory in Texas is a reminder to downtrodden...
2014/11/26 06:06
2014/11/26 06:06
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