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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...
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
2014/11/11 00:07
2014/11/11 00:07
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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...
2014/11/10 19:27
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Political dynasties are a hot topic lately because of potential runs by a Bush or a Clinton. We have our share in New Mexico. Take the two men competing for State Land Officer. Incumbent Ray Powell...
2014/11/09 05:40
2014/11/09 05:40
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Senator seeks education answers from China Nov. 09, 2014 @ 12:00 AM HUNTINGTON -- A locally-based West Virginia senator will be part of a team of political figures from throughout the United States...
2014/11/08 20:39
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BATON ROUGE AREA Nicole Magee has been named Distinguished Member of the Year by the Louisiana Cancer Registrar’s Association. The annual peer award is presented to an LCRA member who has...
2014/11/08 06:36
2014/11/08 06:36
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At the helm of the Lone Star State for the next four years will be two familiar faces: Gov.-elect Greg Abbott, currently attorney general, and Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick, now a state senator from...
2014/11/20 22:27
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