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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state's new superintendent of schools believes the formula for distributing state aid to schools is flawed. But Tony Smith tells the Associated Press in an interview that...
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2015/04/25 05:26
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Democratic Rep. Will Guzzardi’s measure, backed by the Chicago Teacher’s Union, would amend the school code to allow students to opt out of testing if they have a request in writing from a parent or...
2015/04/25 02:45
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Award-winning filmmaker Lana Wachowski, who's best known for co-writing and -directing the "Matrix" trilogy with her brother, Andy Wachowski, was the first major Hollywood director to come out as...
2015/04/24 22:18
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Colorado Education Commissioner Robert Hammond announced Friday he will retire at the end of June after four years in the position. Hammond, who is turning 65 in mid-June, revealed his decision in a...
2015/04/24 19:43
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would protect students and their schools from being "negatively impacted" if they choose not to take state assessment...
2015/04/24 19:21
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A New Jersey lawmaker wants to provide state funding to help keep private and parochial schools secure. Assembly Budget Committee chairman Gary Schaer has proposed giving each nonpublic school in New...
2015/04/24 18:00
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Hofmeister said more than 800 substitutes are working in classrooms across Oklahoma and the state has issued more than 500 emergency certificates — five times more than last year — to deal with a...
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JACKSON -- Republican Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday vetoed a bill that some lawmakers said would move Mississippi away from the Common Core academic standards adopted by this state and many others. "I...
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Concerns over new state standardized testing moving online has the Kent Intermediate School District (KISD) and superintendents calling for a two-year moratorium on using those...
2015/04/24 10:50
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INDIANAPOLIS — Legislative leaders are considering steps to broaden the Republican-backed proposal aimed at allowing the State Board of Education to replace Democratic state schools Superintendent...
2015/04/24 09:58
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This week, the next round of STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) testing began for school districts statewide. Marshall ISD Superintendent Marc Smith commended principals for the...
2015/04/24 05:37
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The House passed the bill on Thursday morning by a vote of 82-11. Legislation would remove the community college system from the oversight of the State Board of Education. House sponsor Steve...
2015/04/24 04:26
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WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Board of Education (Board) held a special meeting on Tuesday to accept the Levy Rates as determined by the West Virginia Legislature. The rates were approved by the Board...
2015/04/24 04:06
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POLL: Should Haslam sign the guns-in-parks bill? NASHVILLE -- The 109th Tennessee General Assembly wrapped up its seasonal run with fewer rules for guns, more for abortion and K-12 education...
2015/04/24 01:34
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BENNINGTON >> Two citizens came forward at the meeting of the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union on Wednesday to demand answers as to why the Mount Anthony Union High School's principal search...
2015/04/23 23:44
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QUINCY, Ill. (WGEM) - A new college class placement exam is being implemented throughout the state of Illinois and soon a local community college may accept it too. It's called the PARCC or...
2015/04/23 22:35
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By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON — Legislation that would establish a commission to make recommendations to the State Board of Education on academic standards was vetoed...
2015/04/23 19:44
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The Hope School Board got results from the state's school improvement grading system this week.Hope Superintendent Bobby Hart brought the new grading system to the board's attention at its Monday...
2015/04/23 09:58
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The Marshall Independent School District board approved a couple of purchases this week, benefiting the areas of academics and child nutrition services. The first purchase was the adoption of...
2015/04/23 03:36
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Before you see the candidate, you hear her voice. Over a grim beat, Natalie Williams intones from an RV blocks away about her life of “survival and service.” And she’s brought some backup from beyond...
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