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Deseret News
Educators expected successes in second year of SAGESALT LAKE CITY — School leaders are diving into this year's SAGE results after
Educators expected successes in second year of SAGE
Deseret News / Posted 9 hours ago
SALT LAKE CITY — School leaders are diving into this year's SAGE results after having their first look at scores from the year-end assessment over the weekend. Overall improvement in proficiency rates from 2014 was something they expected to see,... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Hudson at-risk coordinator put on administrative leaveFor nearly 20 years, Dave Lipinski has been the at-risk coordinator at Hudson S
Hudson at-risk coordinator put on administrative leave
KWWL Iowa / Posted 9 hours ago
For nearly 20 years, Dave Lipinski has been the at-risk coordinator at Hudson Schools. He doesn't have a teaching license, but he does have a master's degree in mental health counseling. As of Friday, he has been put on administrative... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Mother wants state law changed so children can ride school busKristina Hoffman contacted Channel 9 after there was a shooting in her neighbor
Mother wants state law changed so children can ride school bus
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 hours ago
Kristina Hoffman contacted Channel 9 after there was a shooting in her neighborhood on North Jones Avenue. She doesn't want her two daughters, ages 5 and 9, walking to school anymore, because she fears for their safety. "I don't feel comfortable... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Lowering the volume may help in Oklahoma teacher pay debateA survey of school districts conducted by the Oklahoma State School Boards Asso
Lowering the volume may help in Oklahoma teacher pay debate
The Oklahoman / Posted 21 hours ago
A survey of school districts conducted by the Oklahoma State School Boards Association showed there are about 1,000 teacher vacancies — roughly 2 percent of all teaching positions — even after 600 teaching jobs were eliminated following the 2014-15... Read more
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Salon.com
A burka in a Christian town: How Fox News and right-wing media turned a lesson in tolerance into an excuse for hateSharon Peters reached into a hot-pink cloth bag and pulled out an abaya, a ful
A burka in a Christian town: How Fox News and right-wing media turned a lesson in tolerance into an excuse for hate
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Sharon Peters reached into a hot-pink cloth bag and pulled out an abaya, a full-length body garment for women, from Kuwait. As if she were modeling for a fashion show, the world geography teacher stuck her arms out sideways and held the garment... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vermont school consolidation battles The Eureka Schoolhouse in Springfield is the state�s oldest one-room schoolho
Vermont school consolidation battles
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The Eureka Schoolhouse in Springfield is the state�s oldest one-room schoolhouse, built in 1790. The new school governance law, Act 46, is simply the most recent wave in almost two centuries of contentious... Read more
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Denver Post
Aurora Central High embarking on path of changeAURORA — On a recent day, Aurora Central High School principal Gerardo De La Ga
Aurora Central High embarking on path of change
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
AURORA — On a recent day, Aurora Central High School principal Gerardo De La Garza left his office when the bell rang between classes to greet students and teachers passing by. Sleeves rolled up, De La Garza roams the hallway, a familiar face to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Undeveloped Lea-Hutaff Island offers refuge for wildlife, visitors

Sharp angles of a roofline appear on the horizon as you glide across the wat

Undeveloped Lea-Hutaff Island offers refuge for wildlife, visitors
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago

Sharp angles of a roofline appear on the horizon as you glide across the water to Lea Island. From a distance, the A-frame structure appears to hover just above the sand dunes dotted with sea oats.

The 25-year-old oceanfront house is a... Read more

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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Shining more light on WVDE’s deceptionAccording to State Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano, how the upcoming revie
Shining more light on WVDE’s deception
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
According to State Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano, how the upcoming review committees will be formed is still to be determined. If the people who have the most to gain by a predetermined outcome also do the selecting of who will serve on the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Debate likely over whether State Finance Council should play role in new school funding formulaAfter the State Finance Council rendered judgment on dozens of school district
Debate likely over whether State Finance Council should play role in new school funding formula
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
After the State Finance Council rendered judgment on dozens of school district requests for additional aid this past week under Kansas’ new, temporary block grant education funding law, policymakers appear headed for a debate over whether the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Creating school standards that make sense for NC childrenThe late Edward Deming, the Quality Process guru, once told me that the biggest
Creating school standards that make sense for NC children
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
The late Edward Deming, the Quality Process guru, once told me that the biggest inhibitor to problem solving was not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge. This is why the commission appointed to advise the N.C. Board of Education about the Common... Read more
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OregonLive.com
New Orleans' rebirth in educationWhen a city goes through a tragic and traumatic shock -- whether in the form of
New Orleans' rebirth in education
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
When a city goes through a tragic and traumatic shock -- whether in the form of a terrorist attack, natural disaster, violent unrest or major population loss -- the road to recovery can look endless. But the subsequent journey can also be liberating,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma school administrators combat teacher shortagesClinton Public Schools, for example, will pay teachers a $1,500 Christmas stipe
Oklahoma school administrators combat teacher shortages
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
Clinton Public Schools, for example, will pay teachers a $1,500 Christmas stipend and give them iPads and laptops for personal use when they sign contracts with the western Oklahoma district. "We've had several situations where teachers have left... Read more
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Bennington Banner
New law encourages school boards to look into consolidatingPUTNEY >> Three Windham County school boards met this week to begin discu
New law encourages school boards to look into consolidating
Bennington Banner / Posted 3 days ago
PUTNEY >> Three Windham County school boards met this week to begin discussing the advantages, and challenges, of merging. School board members from Putney, Dummerston and Marlboro sat down Tuesday to hear about Act 46, a new state law that... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scoresQUINCY -- Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre D
QHS higher, QND lower, state stays same on ACT scores
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 3 days ago
QUINCY -- Quincy High School students performed slightly better, Quincy Notre Dame students performed slightly worse and students across Illinois who graduated in 2015 had the same score on the American College Test as the 2014 graduating class. The... Read more
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Orange County Register
Help your child meet academic benchmarksTo help students in K-12 hit learning benchmarks, the California State Board of
Help your child meet academic benchmarks
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
To help students in K-12 hit learning benchmarks, the California State Board of Education adopted Common Core State Standards in 2010. A team of teachers, parents and education experts built the standards to prepare students for college and the... Read more
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Denver Post
Bloomberg: In post-Katrina New Orleans, a model of school reformWhen a city goes through a tragic and traumatic shock — whether in the form of
Bloomberg: In post-Katrina New Orleans, a model of school reform
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
When a city goes through a tragic and traumatic shock — whether in the form of a terrorist attack, natural disaster, violent unrest or major population loss — the road to recovery can look endless. But the subsequent journey can also be liberating,... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Oklahoma board OKs more than 500 emergency teaching certificatesLAWTON, Okla. -- Oklahoma's education board has approved 503 additional emergen
Oklahoma board OKs more than 500 emergency teaching certificates
KXII Sherman / Posted 3 days ago
LAWTON, Okla. -- Oklahoma's education board has approved 503 additional emergency teaching certificates in response to a teacher shortage across the state. The certificates allow applicants who haven't completed basic higher education and training... Read more
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The Washington Times
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofitBALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland’s schools superintendent is resigning to take a post
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofit
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland’s schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit. The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery’s resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become president... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Tallahassee Community College to Offer Bachelor's Degree in NursingBy: Charlene Cristobal; Tallahassee Community CollegeAugust 28, 2015 TALLAHASS
Tallahassee Community College to Offer Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 3 days ago
By: Charlene Cristobal; Tallahassee Community CollegeAugust 28, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tallahassee Community College has received approval from the State Board of Education to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. The BSN... Read more
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SaukValley.com
School-paid teacher pension payments not uncommon"It's part of our collective bargaining agreement," said Margo Empen, Dixon sup
School-paid teacher pension payments not uncommon
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
"It's part of our collective bargaining agreement," said Margo Empen, Dixon superintendent. In April, the Illinois State Board of Education published a statewide teacher salary study that showed 499 of the 769 school districts that participated... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Survey: Kansas Businesses, communities want children to learn soft skillsKansas businesses and communities appear to see eye to eye on matters of educat
Survey: Kansas Businesses, communities want children to learn soft skills
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Kansas businesses and communities appear to see eye to eye on matters of education — at least according to those who participated in a series of public hearings around the state in recent months. The Kansas State Department of Education and Kansas... Read more
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NBC Washington
Maryland Schools Superintendent ResignsMaryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio e
Maryland Schools Superintendent Resigns
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit. The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery's resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become president and chief executive... Read more
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The Daily Record
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofitMaryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio e
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofit
The Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit. The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery's resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become president and chief executive... Read more
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Washington Post
Maryland schools superintendent announces resignationLillian M. Lowery, Maryland state superintendent of schools, in 2013 (Jeffrey M
Maryland schools superintendent announces resignation
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Lillian M. Lowery, Maryland state superintendent of schools, in 2013 (Jeffrey MacMillan/JEFFREY MACMILLAN) Maryland State Superintendent of Education Lillian M. Lowery will step down in September to take a nonprofit education job in Ohio, state... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Maryland Schools Superintendent Resigns to Lead NonprofitBALTIMORE, Md. (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a
Maryland Schools Superintendent Resigns to Lead Nonprofit
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit. The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery's resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofitBALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofit
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 3 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit. The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery's resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become president... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofitBALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofit
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 3 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit. The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery's resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become president... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofitBALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post
Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofit
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit. The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery's resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become president... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Maryland's State Superintendent Is Stepping DownBALTIMORE (WJZ)—Maryland’s State Superintendent, Dr. Lillian M. Lowery, is step
Maryland's State Superintendent Is Stepping Down
CBS Baltimore / Posted 3 days ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ)—Maryland’s State Superintendent, Dr. Lillian M. Lowery, is stepping down to pursue new opportunities, according to an announcement made by the Maryland State Board of Education. Officials say Dr. Lowery will become President and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Unifying staff goal, LR school chief saysLittle Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus talked about teachers,
Unifying staff goal, LR school chief says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus talked about teachers, school buildings, academic interventions, competition and organizational management at a meeting Thursday with the district's Civic Advisory Committee. On the job since... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Other days100 years ago Aug. 28, 1915 FAYETTEVILLE -- Mrs. M. J. Coleman, mother of Mrs
Other days
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
100 years ago Aug. 28, 1915 FAYETTEVILLE -- Mrs. M. J. Coleman, mother of Mrs. Mamie Hamlin, under arrest at Jackson, Tenn., refused to discuss her daughter's case when seen here this afternoon. Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. Hamlin and the latter's two... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Legislators leave, ignore charter reformsInaction as vacation begins riles state educators COLUMBUS — A group of school
Legislators leave, ignore charter reforms
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
Inaction as vacation begins riles state educators COLUMBUS — A group of school and teachers’ union officials Thursday chastised lawmakers for leaving the Statehouse for the summer without passing charter... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Merger talks begin for Dorset, Manchester and Mountain Towns REDLONDONDERRY >> School officials from several towns and a Regional Educati
Merger talks begin for Dorset, Manchester and Mountain Towns RED
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
LONDONDERRY >> School officials from several towns and a Regional Education District plan to look at whether to form a supervisory district, with an eye on the new education law and their communities' feelings. "Under Act 46, there are two... Read more
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Bennington Banner
SVSU discusses new administrator, hiring, consolidationBENNINGTON >> In a busy meeting on Wednesday, the Southwest Vermont Super
SVSU discusses new administrator, hiring, consolidation
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
BENNINGTON >> In a busy meeting on Wednesday, the Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union introduced the new director of early childhood education, answered questions from the community about the hiring of the superintendent, and created a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Poor kids’ school aid divertedCalifornia school districts were granted extraordinary flexibility in implement
Poor kids’ school aid diverted
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
California school districts were granted extraordinary flexibility in implementing a historic overhaul of public education finance to provide more help to “high-needs” poor and English-learner students. Gov. Jerry Brown cited “subsidiarity” as his... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
IPS teachers to get first pay raise in five yearsThe Indianapolis Public Schools board voted to approve teacher pay raises for t
IPS teachers to get first pay raise in five years
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
The Indianapolis Public Schools board voted to approve teacher pay raises for the first time in five years. Nearly all teachers will benefit from the proposed contract, although those earning the least would get the get the biggest... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Copley-Fairlawn school board opposes state billBy Pam Lifke The Copley-Fairlawn City Schools Board of Education at the Aug. 1
Copley-Fairlawn school board opposes state bill
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 4 days ago
By Pam Lifke The Copley-Fairlawn City Schools Board of Education at the Aug. 18 meeting passed a resolution protesting adoption of Ohio House Bill 70, which took control of Youngstown City Schools from its local elected board of education and put... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Activists hail new law on school discipline; districts say few changes neededCHAMPAIGN — A new state law designed to keep kids in school and reduce racial d
Activists hail new law on school discipline; districts say few changes needed
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
CHAMPAIGN — A new state law designed to keep kids in school and reduce racial disparity in student discipline numbers has two of Champaign-Urbana's most vocal activists saluting Gov. Bruce Rauner. "You can be sure I'm happy about the governor... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
TCC Hopes to Offer Bachelor's in Nursing Degree By Early 2016By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 27, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tallahassee Commu
TCC Hopes to Offer Bachelor's in Nursing Degree By Early 2016
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 4 days ago
By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 27, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tallahassee Community College will soon be offering its first bachelor's degree program. The State Board of Education approved TCC's plans of adding a Bachelor of Science in Nursing... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Education officials: Academic standard input mostly positiveBy Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Feedback on a Missis
Education officials: Academic standard input mostly positive
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Feedback on a Mississippi Department of Education website designed, at least in part, to alleviate concerns about the controversial Common Core academic standards has been mostly positive,... Read more
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Slate
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization P
Home Schooling Is Shockingly Underregulated. This Small but Fierce Lobbying Group Is Why.
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
This story was reported through the nonprofit investigative news organization ProPublica. The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University provided support for this project. In the fall of 2003, police in New Jersey received a... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Report: Teacher pension perk not uncommon across IllinoisThe issue is in the spotlight as Illinois’ largest district, Chicago Public Sch
Report: Teacher pension perk not uncommon across Illinois
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
The issue is in the spotlight as Illinois’ largest district, Chicago Public Schools, is in the middle of tense contract negotiations and is seeking help from legislators. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants teachers to pay the full contribution. The... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Agriscience center plans take shape in Region 12“Look beyond the barn.” This will be the message Nov. 10 from the Region 12 Bo
Agriscience center plans take shape in Region 12
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
“Look beyond the barn.” This will be the message Nov. 10 from the Region 12 Board of Education and administration to Bridgewater, Roxbury and Washington voters. A referendum vote will be held Nov. 10 in all three towns to possibly approve spending... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Quincy teachers to get professional development through 'Focus Schools' programQUINCY -- The state of Illinois will provide extra professional development to
Quincy teachers to get professional development through 'Focus Schools' program
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 5 days ago
QUINCY -- The state of Illinois will provide extra professional development to all interested teachers in the Quincy School District because two elementary schools lagged on state tests over a three-year period. Julie Stratman, the district's... Read more
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The News & Observer
Charters a better answer to education funding than NC lottery | News & Observer August 26, 2015 In North Carolina, we advertise our leas
Charters a better answer to education funding than NC lottery
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
| News & Observer August 26, 2015 In North Carolina, we advertise our least-effective method of funding for our state’s... Read more
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AledoTimesRecord.com
Settlement reached in Sherrard service dog caseThe fight is over between the Sherrard school district and the McGuire family.
Settlement reached in Sherrard service dog case
AledoTimesRecord.com / Posted 5 days ago
The fight is over between the Sherrard school district and the McGuire family. The school board reached a settlement Aug. 25 in connection with their daughter's service dog after ongoing legal proceedings. The settlement is for $95,587.63, 75 percent... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Low Salaries Create Teacher Shortage in OklahomaThe number of students in Oklahoma is growing, but the number of teachers isn't
Low Salaries Create Teacher Shortage in Oklahoma
KXII Sherman / Posted 5 days ago
The number of students in Oklahoma is growing, but the number of teachers isn't keeping pace. "it is very difficult to hire, fill teaching positions now," said Achille ISD Superintendent, Rick Beene. A new survey from the Oklahoma State School... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Little-noticed pension perk for teachers widespread in IllinoisA brief but significant phrase appears about halfway through the 106-page teach
Little-noticed pension perk for teachers widespread in Illinois
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
A brief but significant phrase appears about halfway through the 106-page teachers union contract in northwest suburban School District 21: "The Board shall pay the entire amount of the staff member's contribution to the Teachers' Retirement System... Read more
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WALB Albany
Dougherty County schools prepare for a College and Career AcademyA planning group for Dougherty County's College and Career Academy met Tuesday,
Dougherty County schools prepare for a College and Career Academy
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
A planning group for Dougherty County's College and Career Academy met Tuesday, August 25, to discuss goals, grants, and moving forward with the Academy. The planning committee consisted of many school officials, including Dougherty County... Read more
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