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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi Education Department travel forms spottyof Human Services spent most on travel, at $8.5 million. Next was the state Dep
Mississippi Education Department travel forms spotty
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 hours ago
of Human Services spent most on travel, at $8.5 million. Next was the state Department of Health, at $6.2 million. State Board of Education president John Kelly calls travel spending part of "the cost of doing business." He says that to... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Mississippi Education Department travel forms spottyof Human Services spent most on travel, at $8.5 million. Next was the state Dep
Mississippi Education Department travel forms spotty
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 hours ago
of Human Services spent most on travel, at $8.5 million. Next was the state Department of Health, at $6.2 million. State Board of Education president John Kelly calls travel spending part of "the cost of doing business." He says that to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Nearly all Ohio middle schools flunk 8th-grade reading testMiddle School; South-Western’s Norton Middle School; and Westerville’s Heritage
Nearly all Ohio middle schools flunk 8th-grade reading test
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
Middle School; South-Western’s Norton Middle School; and Westerville’s Heritage Middle School. Projections reviewed by the state Board of Education in June show that the Ohio Department of Education knew what was coming, that slightly more than... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Candidates race toward Nov. 8Protection Amendment, which defines marriage as only between one man and one wo
Candidates race toward Nov. 8
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 hours ago
Protection Amendment, which defines marriage as only between one man and one woman. He recently testified before the state board of education in Lansing against a proposed set of guidelines for K-12 public schools, adopted 6-2 by the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Vandals stun UNLV in OT thrillersales at college football gamesState board rejects alcohol sales at college foo
Vandals stun UNLV in OT thriller
KHQ Spokane / Posted 21 hours ago
sales at college football gamesState board rejects alcohol sales at college football games BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho State Board of Education says ticketed fans will no longer be allowed to purchase alcohol at college football games. Board... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
State Rep. Bob Pritchard seeks input on educationOne of several listening sessions the Illinois State Board of Education is host
State Rep. Bob Pritchard seeks input on education
Daily Chronicle / Posted yesterday
One of several listening sessions the Illinois State Board of Education is hosting statewide will be Oct. 5 in Sycamore. ISBE is looking to move away from the federal No Child Left Behind laws for pubic education and adopt alternatives, starting with... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
State education board member discusses 2017 goalsIowa State Board of Education member Mary Ellen Miller visited with the Pachyde
State education board member discusses 2017 goals
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted yesterday
Iowa State Board of Education member Mary Ellen Miller visited with the Pachyderm Herd at Cecil's Cafe Friday afternoon to discuss the board's legislative priorities for 2017. "There are several things I want to talk to you about," Miller said. She... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Replace teacher bonuses with new rewards, education leaders sayscores and instead spend money to reward instructors who've helped their studen
Replace teacher bonuses with new rewards, education leaders say
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
scores and instead spend money to reward instructors who've helped their students make the "highest" academic gains, the State Board of Education said Friday. The board, with little discussion, approved the one-paragraph bonus proposal as it... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 23, 2016referred to (and linked to) last week “has a very specific format and only incl
Tom's #Mailbag, Sept. 23, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
referred to (and linked to) last week “has a very specific format and only includes certain employee groups per (Illinois State Board of Education) guidelines, which we follow and are laid out in the Illinois School Code [105 ILCS 5/10-20.47 and... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concernsIdaho's State Board of Education convened for a second time this week after fac
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concerns
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Idaho's State Board of Education convened for a second time this week after facing criticism for making significant decisions regarding teacher evaluations and dual-credit options without properly alerting the public. Board president Emma Atchley... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley compares new superintendent to 'like hiring' Nick SabanAlabama fall meeting at the Marriott Grand Hotel in Point Clear. They also occu
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley compares new superintendent to 'like hiring' Nick Saban
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
Alabama fall meeting at the Marriott Grand Hotel in Point Clear. They also occurred about one week after the Alabama State Board of Education voted 7-2 to offer Sentance a $198,000 annual contract as the new state superintendent of... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concernsBOISE -- Idaho's State Board of Education convened for a second time this week
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concerns
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
BOISE -- Idaho's State Board of Education convened for a second time this week after facing criticism for making significant decisions regarding teacher evaluations and dual-credit options without properly alerting the public. Board president Emma... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concernsBOISE -- Idaho's State Board of Education convened for a second time this week
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concerns
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
BOISE -- Idaho's State Board of Education convened for a second time this week after facing criticism for making significant decisions regarding teacher evaluations and dual-credit options without properly alerting the public. Board president Emma... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
It's time for national museum for Latinosfor a national Latino museum is acute given that Latinos are often portrayed ne
It's time for national museum for Latinos
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
for a national Latino museum is acute given that Latinos are often portrayed negatively or erased in our society. The Texas State Board of Education is currently giving consideration to a Mexican-American studies textbook that has been described as... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Shortage solutionThis includes Pine Bluff and Smackover-Norphlet school districts, whose request
Shortage solution
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
This includes Pine Bluff and Smackover-Norphlet school districts, whose requests for the waiver were granted by the state Board of Education on Sept. 8. Charter schools and traditional public school districts ask for this waiver because... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
State Board of Education to vote on Polk schools turnaround effortsschools in Polk County, is expected to be the topic of discussion and a vote to
State Board of Education to vote on Polk schools turnaround efforts
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
schools in Polk County, is expected to be the topic of discussion and a vote today by the Florida Board of Education. State Board of Education voting on school turnaround efforts, including 8 in Polk County Schools have received D or F grades... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Changes could come today for struggling Tampa Bay Area schoolsBoard of Education is in town to try to change that. The changes could be deci
Changes could come today for struggling Tampa Bay Area schools
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Board of Education is in town to try to change that. The changes could be decided during a special meeting of the State Board of Education in Tampa. Among those attending the 9 a.m. meeting at the Tampa Airport Marriott will be... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
State team recommends minimal revisions to literacy standardson statewide feedback that signaled strong support for the current standards. T
State team recommends minimal revisions to literacy standards
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 3 days ago
on statewide feedback that signaled strong support for the current standards. The team’s recommendations will go to the State Board of Education for consideration. The recommendations aim to provide clarity and eliminate redundancy within the... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Oklahoma emergency certifications for teachers outpace last yearto apply for emergency certifications because they don’t have enough instructor
Oklahoma emergency certifications for teachers outpace last year
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 3 days ago
to apply for emergency certifications because they don’t have enough instructors for the required subjects. The Oklahoma State Board of Education approved 196 emergency certifications Thursday for school districts across the state. The number of... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Education Board reallocates $3 million to activity fundthat were cut too much by the state are making their way back to your child’s c
Education Board reallocates $3 million to activity fund
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 3 days ago
that were cut too much by the state are making their way back to your child’s classroom. On Thursday morning, the Oklahoma State Board of Education reallocated $3.4 million to the Public School Activities Fund. The money will go toward different... Read more
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ajc.com
State school board endorses governor’s Opportunity School...Then, the schools can be reconstituted, turned over to charter management or ev
State school board endorses governor’s Opportunity School...
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
Then, the schools can be reconstituted, turned over to charter management or even closed. The 12 members of the appointed state Board of Education endorsed the governor’s plan to take over failing schools. (AJC File) The state board resolution... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Act 46 dissenter presses case with state boardMONTPELIER >> Addison Northeast Supervisory Union's Act 46 study committe
Act 46 dissenter presses case with state board
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
MONTPELIER >> Addison Northeast Supervisory Union's Act 46 study committee obtained the blessing of the State Board of Education for its unification plan Tuesday even though a member of the local committee chose not to "hold his peace." State... Read more
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The News & Observer
38 NC charter school applicants for 2018than in traditional public schools, though the charter population is a fraction
38 NC charter school applicants for 2018
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
than in traditional public schools, though the charter population is a fraction of the traditional school population. The Charter School Advisory Board reviews applications and makes recommendations for approval to the State Board of E... Read more
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MLive.com
Reducing preschool suspensions, expulsions goal of new state guidancefunding and have fewer professional development resources. The guidance is up
Reducing preschool suspensions, expulsions goal of new state guidance
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
funding and have fewer professional development resources. The guidance is up for public comment until Oct. 15. The State Board of Education is expected to vote for the guidance at its Nov. 15 meeting. The guidance urges early education and... Read more
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Daily Press
State approves partial accreditation status for four Hampton, Newport News schoolsThe state Board of Education unanimously approved a rating of partial accredita
State approves partial accreditation status for four Hampton, Newport News schools
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
The state Board of Education unanimously approved a rating of partial accreditation for four elementary schools across Hampton and Newport News during a meeting Thursday morning. Bryan and Cary elementary schools in Hampton and Epes and Carver... Read more
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MLive.com
Transgender policy discussed by Grand Rapids Community College boardthose. Otherwise, we are going to have to turn them out the door and say you ar
Transgender policy discussed by Grand Rapids Community College board
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
those. Otherwise, we are going to have to turn them out the door and say you are no longer welcome here." On Sept. 14, the State Board of Education approved guidelines, in a 6 to 2 vote, that say districts should allow transgender students to use... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Riots in N.C., Christina Morris, teacher arrests: Your Thursday morning news roundupthe Hispanics a record vote' on textbook After fierce backlash over the propos
Riots in N.C., Christina Morris, teacher arrests: Your Thursday morning news roundup
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
the Hispanics a record vote' on textbook After fierce backlash over the proposed textbook Mexican American Heritage, one State Board of Education member told a colleague that he wants to avoid bringing the book up for a vote, according to Texas... Read more
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USA Today
Court: Nashville teacher labeled porn videos with girls' first namesthe district plans to fire Jones. The district, he said, will follow state poli
Court: Nashville teacher labeled porn videos with girls' first names
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
the district plans to fire Jones. The district, he said, will follow state policy in reporting the arrest to the Tennessee State Board of Education for a teacher's license revocation hearing. Personnel records obtained by The Tennessean show Jones... Read more
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Deseret News
Fallout of a failed deal: State leaders hope to learn from Facebook negotiationsMiller said, noting that West Jordan made an offer that was not only unpalatabl
Fallout of a failed deal: State leaders hope to learn from Facebook negotiations
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
Miller said, noting that West Jordan made an offer that was not only unpalatable to Salt Lake County but one the Utah State Board of Education was only willing to partially support. "It's OK to lose some deals," Miller said, especially if... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Regional Teacher Award nominees announceda reception for the regional finalists will be held in Room 207 at the Capitol
Regional Teacher Award nominees announced
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
a reception for the regional finalists will be held in Room 207 at the Capitol immediately following the ceremony. Several State Board of Education members plan to attend the events, but no official business will be conducted. To learn more about... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Brownback asked to take school funding leadership roleTwo members of the Kansas State Board of Education believe Gov. Sam Brownback n
Brownback asked to take school funding leadership role
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Two members of the Kansas State Board of Education believe Gov. Sam Brownback needs to take an active leadership role in crafting of the state’s next school finance funding formula. Board chairman Jim McNiece said Wednesday during the second day of... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Group: State education board member wants to 'deny the Hispanics a record vote' on textbookAfter fierce backlash over the proposed textbook Mexican American Heritage, one
Group: State education board member wants to 'deny the Hispanics a record vote' on textbook
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
After fierce backlash over the proposed textbook Mexican American Heritage, one State Board of Education member told a colleague that he wants to avoid bringing the book up for a vote, according to Texas Freedom Network. The Austin-based advocacy... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Educators react to Gannon arguments: Not opposed to targeting funding for low-performing studentson a base state aid per pupil with adjustments made to address individual stude
Educators react to Gannon arguments: Not opposed to targeting funding for low-performing students
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
on a base state aid per pupil with adjustments made to address individual student needs.” Meanwhile, the 10-member Kansas State Board of Education also met on Wednesday and observed the oral arguments. Afterward, their general counsel, Mark... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Haas Hall campus planned for Lane Hotel building in Rogerswould expand from two to four campuses in August 2017. Haas Hall Academy Benton
Haas Hall campus planned for Lane Hotel building in Rogers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
would expand from two to four campuses in August 2017. Haas Hall Academy Bentonville operates under a separate charter. The State Board of Education this summer approved plans for Haas Hall Academy Fayetteville to open a Springdale campus inside the... Read more
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NBC News
Mylan CEO defends epic EpiPen price hike in senate hearingJoe Manchin. On Tuesday, USA Today reported that after Bresch's mother, Gayle M
Mylan CEO defends epic EpiPen price hike in senate hearing
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
Joe Manchin. On Tuesday, USA Today reported that after Bresch's mother, Gayle Manchin, became president of a national state board of education group, the organization began publishing discussion guides and policy initiatives to increase access... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois schools pushed to test water for high lead levelsand 1,200 private schools across the state serving preschool through fifth grad
Illinois schools pushed to test water for high lead levels
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and 1,200 private schools across the state serving preschool through fifth grade, according to data from the Illinois State Board of Education. It's unclear how many of those were built before 1987. The requirement would also affect municipal... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
California schools' new accountability system welcomed by local educatorsPM Posted Sep. 20, 2016 at 5:32 PM With the recent adoption of a new accounta
California schools' new accountability system welcomed by local educators
Desert Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
PM Posted Sep. 20, 2016 at 5:32 PM With the recent adoption of a new accountability system for California schools, the State Board of Education changed the way quality of education is measured.The system will essentially be “the new API,”... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia schools superintendent to resign June 30a mom to his three children living in Maryland. Martirano was named the state'
West Virginia schools superintendent to resign June 30
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
a mom to his three children living in Maryland. Martirano was named the state's 30th schools superintendent in September 2014. By making the announcement now, the State Board of Education says it will have ample time to find a new superinte... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersand education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hund
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
and education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hundreds protested a public hearing held by the State Board of Education in Austin last week, calling on the board's 15 members not to approve the textbook, "Mexican... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersand education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hund
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 days ago
and education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hundreds protested a public hearing held by the State Board of Education in Austin last week, calling on the board's 15 members not to approve the textbook, "Mexican... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersand education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hund
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 5 days ago
and education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hundreds protested a public hearing held by the State Board of Education in Austin last week, calling on the board's 15 members not to approve the textbook, "Mexican... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersand education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hund
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 5 days ago
and education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hundreds protested a public hearing held by the State Board of Education in Austin last week, calling on the board's 15 members not to approve the textbook, "Mexican... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersand education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hund
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
and education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hundreds protested a public hearing held by the State Board of Education in Austin last week, calling on the board's 15 members not to approve the textbook, "Mexican... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersand education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hund
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 5 days ago
and education leaders say is riddled with errors and defamatory language. Hundreds protested a public hearing held by the State Board of Education in Austin last week, calling on the board's 15 members not to approve the textbook, "Mexican... Read more
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Deseret News
Lawmakers consider doing away with SAGE in favor of ACT for high schoolershigh school students and replacing it with the ACT, a popular assessment used i
Lawmakers consider doing away with SAGE in favor of ACT for high schoolers
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
high school students and replacing it with the ACT, a popular assessment used in college admissions. On Tuesday, the Utah State Board of Education recommended that legislators switch high school freshmen and sophomores to the ACT Aspire test, a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Smith Juarez explains why she asked Vitti to resignof Florida’s other large urban districts. Chartrand is a Jacksonville businessm
Smith Juarez explains why she asked Vitti to resign
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
of Florida’s other large urban districts. Chartrand is a Jacksonville businessman and political donor who also sits on the state Board of Education. He said it’s “outrageous” to consider firing Vitti over some projections. “I don’t think that’s a... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Comptroller: No way to tell if Tennessee charter schools receiving right amount of moneyimpossible to tell because of vague, inconsistent state laws and funding polici
Comptroller: No way to tell if Tennessee charter schools receiving right amount of money
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
impossible to tell because of vague, inconsistent state laws and funding policies from the Department of Education and the State Board of Education. "Local school districts have kind of been doing their own thing based on the guidance they... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia schools superintendent to resign June 30was named the state's 30th schools superintendent in September 2014. By making
West Virginia schools superintendent to resign June 30
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
was named the state's 30th schools superintendent in September 2014. By making the announcement now, the State Board of Education says it will have ample time to find a new superintendent. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Community debates before Board meeting on superintendent's jobFlorida’s other large urban districts. Chartrand is a Jacksonville businessman,
Community debates before Board meeting on superintendent's job
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
Florida’s other large urban districts. Chartrand is a Jacksonville businessman, a big political donor and a member of the state Board of Education. He said it’s “outrageous” to consider firing Vitti over some projections. “I don’t think that’s a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Schools of choice creating white flight in metro Detroitare losing students. Gary Naeyaert, executive director of the Great Lakes Educ
Schools of choice creating white flight in metro Detroit
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
are losing students. Gary Naeyaert, executive director of the Great Lakes Education Project, speaks Tuesday at a Michigan State Board of Education meeting in Lansing in 2014. (Photo: Greg DeRuiter, Lansing State Journal) But he and others contend... Read more
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