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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Superintendent Hofmeister discusses schools, budget crisisin their classroom too,” Hofmeister said. Teacher shortages are a huge concern
Superintendent Hofmeister discusses schools, budget crisis
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 hours ago
in their classroom too,” Hofmeister said. Teacher shortages are a huge concern for districts throughout the state. The State Board of Education held a meeting after the "Engage OK" conference. They approved over three-hundred individuals, who... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
G-P junior high teacher appointed to state certification boardCaller-Times file Laurie J. Turner, State Board of Education District 2 candida
G-P junior high teacher appointed to state certification board
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Caller-Times file Laurie J. Turner, State Board of Education District 2 candidate. Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday a Gregory-Portland Junior High School teacher was appointed to the State Board for Educator Certification, a news release... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Olive Grove Charter School Opening Three New Learning Centers in Santa Barbara and SLO CountiesCounty now for 14 years. Previously authorized by the Los Olivos Elementary Di
Olive Grove Charter School Opening Three New Learning Centers in Santa Barbara and SLO Counties
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 3 hours ago
County now for 14 years. Previously authorized by the Los Olivos Elementary District, Olive Grove is now chartered by the State Board of Education and is one of only two schools of its kind statewide. Olive Grove serves all grades, TK-12,... Read more
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The Maui News
South Maui deserves and needs Kelly Kinga bright, community-minded businesswoman (Pacific Biodiesel) who, with her husb
South Maui deserves and needs Kelly King
The Maui News / Posted 6 hours ago
a bright, community-minded businesswoman (Pacific Biodiesel) who, with her husband, Bob, raised a family here and who, among other things, has served on the local PTA and on the state Board of Education. South Maui deserves and needs Kelly. Mark H... Read more
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The Maui News
outh Maui deserves and needs Kelly Kinga bright, community-minded businesswoman (Pacific Biodiesel) who, with her husb
outh Maui deserves and needs Kelly King
The Maui News / Posted 9 hours ago
a bright, community-minded businesswoman (Pacific Biodiesel) who, with her husband, Bob, raised a family here and who, among other things, has served on the local PTA and on the state Board of Education. South Maui deserves and needs Kelly. Mark H... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Panel Backpedals on Swapping Out STAAR Testsgraduate. “We are one of only 14 states that require high stakes for graduatio
Panel Backpedals on Swapping Out STAAR Tests
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 hours ago
graduate. “We are one of only 14 states that require high stakes for graduation,” she said. A recent survey organized by State Board of Education Chairwoman Donna Bahorich found that a majority of educators, parents and students support... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
School leaders look ahead to new ratingstheir performance on the state test. In the weeks to come, the MDE will releas
School leaders look ahead to new ratings
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 13 hours ago
their performance on the state test. In the weeks to come, the MDE will release official test scores from the MAP and the state board of education will meet to set parameters for letter grades within the accountability model. Superintendents are... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Clinton's comments at DNC reference Region 8 manCounty heard stories of their grandfather's interactions with the Clinton famil
Clinton's comments at DNC reference Region 8 man
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
County heard stories of their grandfather's interactions with the Clinton family. Jim DuPree served on the Arkansas State Board of Education for years. He was even president of the organization at one time. "He worked with Hillary Clinton... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Panel Backpedals On Swapping Out STAAR Testsgraduate. “We are one of only 14 states that require high stakes for graduatio
Panel Backpedals On Swapping Out STAAR Tests
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
graduate. “We are one of only 14 states that require high stakes for graduation,” she said. A recent survey organized by State Board of Education Chairwoman Donna Bahorich found that a majority of educators, parents and students support... Read more
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Arkansas Times
School's out foreverof the closure, the Dollarway School District was controlled by the Arkansas De
School's out forever
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
of the closure, the Dollarway School District was controlled by the Arkansas Department of Education. In June 2012, the state Board of Education directed the Education Department to take over the Dollarway district for its failure to meet... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
BV looks at SAT testingAs previously reported in the Bureau County Republican, the Illinois State Boar
BV looks at SAT testing
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
As previously reported in the Bureau County Republican, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced the change earlier this month, stating the needs for all students to receive an equitable college exam. All public high school juniors will... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Woodstock School District 200's Interfund Transfer Less than ExpectedCounty Regional Office of Education, the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, th
Woodstock School District 200's Interfund Transfer Less than Expected
The Woodstock Independent / Posted yesterday
County Regional Office of Education, the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, the McHenry County Clerk and the Illinois State Board of Education to see which office oversees enforcing the school code. Handelsman was told by representatives from... Read more
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MLive.com
Missing in action: Michigan's primary votersaccording to Inside Michigan Politics, a Lansing political newsletter. Its calc
Missing in action: Michigan's primary voters
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
according to Inside Michigan Politics, a Lansing political newsletter. Its calculations are based on votes for the state Board of Education – considered a neutral barometer of party affiliation - the past four election cycles. The primary... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Department Of Education Releases Guidebook Highlighting Districts Focused On Teacher Leadershipthat provide clear pathways to leverage the power and potential of teacher lead
Tennessee Department Of Education Releases Guidebook Highlighting Districts Focused On Teacher Leadership
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
that provide clear pathways to leverage the power and potential of teacher leader development." "In 2011, the Tennessee State Board of Education adopted the Teacher Leader Model Standards, which provide a cohesive, transparent set of skills and... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Kildee, Whitmer use DNC to test waters for 2018 Michigan governor runstate House of Representatives. Other possibilities for the 2018 gubernatorial
Kildee, Whitmer use DNC to test waters for 2018 Michigan governor run
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
state House of Representatives. Other possibilities for the 2018 gubernatorial race include John Austin, president of the state Board of Education, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan Barbara McQuade and Macomb County Executive Mark... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
State’s A+ program expandingsigned Senate Bill 638, legislation that would, among other provisions, allow n
State’s A+ program expanding
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted yesterday
signed Senate Bill 638, legislation that would, among other provisions, allow non-public high schools to apply to the State Board of Education to be certified as A+ Schools. Private and parochial high schools would have to meet the same... Read more
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Deseret News
New rule sparks debate over teacher preparation, hiring processSALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Education last month adopted a rule al
New rule sparks debate over teacher preparation, hiring process
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Education last month adopted a rule allowing schools to hire individuals with professional expertise in a subject but who may not have teaching experience. But the rule, which board members favored in a... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Philly provides stage for possible run for Gov. in 2018state House of Representatives. Other possibilities for the 2018 gubernatorial
Philly provides stage for possible run for Gov. in 2018
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
state House of Representatives. Other possibilities for the 2018 gubernatorial race include John Austin, president of the state Board of Education, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan Barbara McQuade and Macomb County Executive Mark... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS: Special education programs failing despite higher costsof students with individualized education programs at CPS has trailed statewide
CPS: Special education programs failing despite higher costs
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
of students with individualized education programs at CPS has trailed statewide averages in recent years. The Illinois State Board of Education has told the federal government that the state has policies to "prevent the inappropriate... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
July 27generally did worse this year than last on the state's achievement test, accord
July 27
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 2 days ago
generally did worse this year than last on the state's achievement test, according to results released Friday by the state Board of Education. Memphis students bucked the trend and did better than a year ago, but city scores remained well... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Byram resident appeals New Lebanon School project, wants smaller schoolfalls through or Popp’s appeal is upheld — he said. “Respectfully, the racial
Byram resident appeals New Lebanon School project, wants smaller school
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
falls through or Popp’s appeal is upheld — he said. “Respectfully, the racial balance plan was approved by the state Board of Education and a lot of work and public input went into it,” Erickson said. “The state has told us to stick to... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Byram resident appeals New Lebanon School project, wants smaller schoolfalls through or Popp’s appeal is upheld — he said. “Respectfully, the racial
Byram resident appeals New Lebanon School project, wants smaller school
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
falls through or Popp’s appeal is upheld — he said. “Respectfully, the racial balance plan was approved by the state Board of Education and a lot of work and public input went into it,” Erickson said. “The state has told us to stick to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Charter school companies to take over low-performing schoolsfor schools that will be turned over to charter school management companies and
Charter school companies to take over low-performing schools
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
for schools that will be turned over to charter school management companies and overseen by a superintendent chosen by the state Board of Education. The five schools will be selected from a pool of struggling schools. The law requires that charter... Read more
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Northwest Herald
New law sponsored by State Rep. Barb Wheeler allows college credit for language literacydistribution in the Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 during the 201
New law sponsored by State Rep. Barb Wheeler allows college credit for language literacy
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
distribution in the Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 during the 2015-2016 school year. According to Illinois State Board of Education, 54 Illinois school districts were approved to award the State Seal of Biliteracy for the 2015-16... Read more
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Daily Press
Anne Holton resigns as McAuliffe's Education secretaryin the McAuliffe administration, including school discipline reforms meant to c
Anne Holton resigns as McAuliffe's Education secretary
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
in the McAuliffe administration, including school discipline reforms meant to cut suspensions, expulsions and arrests. The state Board of Education is also reworking graduation requirements based on an administration push to better emphasize job... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Board of Education sets score levels on new Mississippi testas state officials adopted test-score standards that mirror those used on a mul
Board of Education sets score levels on new Mississippi test
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
as state officials adopted test-score standards that mirror those used on a multi-state test students took in 2015. The State Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to adopt the scoring standards , clearing officials to release scores for... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
State Board sets guidelines for new assessment testor advanced levels on the new Mississippi Assessment Program test, based on the
State Board sets guidelines for new assessment test
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
or advanced levels on the new Mississippi Assessment Program test, based on the “cut scores” approved Monday by the state Board of Education. The cut score representsthe performance level a student must achieve on standardized tests to be... Read more
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Northwest Herald
High school PARCC exam won’t be missednew one for us. But that was the general feeling among school administrators u
High school PARCC exam won’t be missed
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
new one for us. But that was the general feeling among school administrators upon hearing the news last week the Illinois State Board of Education had dropped the unpopular PARCC exam for high schoolers. PARCC, which stands for Partnership for... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
California officials adopt landmark LGBT courseworkin California, a landmark move that puts the ongoing LGBT civil rights fight in
California officials adopt landmark LGBT coursework
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
in California, a landmark move that puts the ongoing LGBT civil rights fight into the mainstream of public education. The state Board of Education unanimously approved the new social studies curriculum framework in Sacramento after several years... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
State seeks to throw out "highly qualified" teacher requirementsThe State Board of Education wants to repeal the requirement that all teachers
State seeks to throw out "highly qualified" teacher requirements
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 2 days ago
The State Board of Education wants to repeal the requirement that all teachers be highly qualified. It is the first step to align Alaska’s policies that prove educators are equipped to instruct in their content areas with new regulations set forth... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
State Board continues to work on draft guidance for LGBTQ students for schoolstraditional mail. Since the public comment period ended, that input has been re
State Board continues to work on draft guidance for LGBTQ students for schools
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
traditional mail. Since the public comment period ended, that input has been read, reviewed, and is being considered. The State Board of Education and the Michigan Department of Education developed the guidance at the request of schools and... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
High school PARCC exam won’t be missednew one for us. But that was the general feeling among school administrators u
High school PARCC exam won’t be missed
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
new one for us. But that was the general feeling among school administrators upon hearing the news last week the Illinois State Board of Education had dropped the unpopular PARCC exam for high schoolers. PARCC, which stands for Partnership for... Read more
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The Indian Express
Her entire family in jail, 16-yr-old in juvenile home stares at bleak futurehad even applied for admission to the same college as the boy,” said the offici
Her entire family in jail, 16-yr-old in juvenile home stares at bleak future
The Indian Express / Posted 3 days ago
had even applied for admission to the same college as the boy,” said the official. At the shelter home, classes under the state board of education are conducted for Classes I-VII. “She would have been in junior college now. Children in juvenile... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Board of Education sets score levels on new Mississippi testas state officials adopt test-score standards that mirror those used on a multi
Board of Education sets score levels on new Mississippi test
Marshall Independent / Posted 3 days ago
as state officials adopt test-score standards that mirror those used on a multi-state test students took in 2015. The State Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to adopt the scoring standards, clearing officials to release scores for... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Board of Education sets score levels on new Mississippi testas state officials adopt test-score standards that mirror those used on a multi
Board of Education sets score levels on new Mississippi test
KTTC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
as state officials adopt test-score standards that mirror those used on a multi-state test students took in 2015. The State Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to adopt the scoring standards, clearing officials to release scores for... Read more
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Valley Free Press
Plano School District 88 seeks PE waiver; hearing set for July 25grades seven through 12.�� This public hearing and subsequent waiver applicati
Plano School District 88 seeks PE waiver; hearing set for July 25
Valley Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
grades seven through 12.�� This public hearing and subsequent waiver application is merely a requirement from the Illinois State Board of Education to receive formal approval on a schedule that currently exists. � "There are several reasons we... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Candidate forums scheduled in Carson City for Octoberwill take place at 6 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center. On Tuesday, Oct. 11, can
Candidate forums scheduled in Carson City for October
Nevada Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
will take place at 6 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center. On Tuesday, Oct. 11, candidates from Congressional District 2, State Board of Education District 2, Board of Regents District 9 and Assembly District 40 will be featured. On Wednesday,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Low-ranking UTC education program may be at restart point as state officials try to better prepare teachersNational and state-level research shows teacher quality greatly influences stud
Low-ranking UTC education program may be at restart point as state officials try to better prepare teachers
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
National and state-level research shows teacher quality greatly influences students' academic success. Looking ahead, the State Board of Education and the Tennessee Department of Education say teacher prep programs and local school districts need... Read more
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TribLIVE
West Leechburg mulls shifting school district to Kiski Areadepartment would review it, the deputy secretary would issue a decision based o
West Leechburg mulls shifting school district to Kiski Area
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
department would review it, the deputy secretary would issue a decision based on educational merit, and the state Board of Education would decide on whether to approve the transfer of territory. A series of public hearings may be... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Coastal Bend Democrats: Clinton has the right qualificationsticket is on par with the women's suffrage movement, said Mary Helen Berlanga,
Coastal Bend Democrats: Clinton has the right qualifications
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 5 days ago
ticket is on par with the women's suffrage movement, said Mary Helen Berlanga, who served about 30 years on the State Board of Education. The suffrage movement won women the right to vote through the passage of the 19th Amendment in... Read more
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The Star
IN DEPTH: County graduation rate continues to rise as initiatives evolvesaid she believes North Carolina is capable of reaching an overall rate of near
IN DEPTH: County graduation rate continues to rise as initiatives evolve
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
said she believes North Carolina is capable of reaching an overall rate of nearly 100 percent, and said the state Board of Education has implemented a strategic plan to identify how to make that happen. "I’m pleased with the strides... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Stress relief for local law enforcementWhen driving, keep your cell phones off and pay attention. Thumbs up: To fewer
Stress relief for local law enforcement
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
When driving, keep your cell phones off and pay attention. Thumbs up: To fewer tests for high-schoolers. The Illinois State Board of Education announced earlier this month it would no longer require high school juniors to take the Partnership... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Editorial: High school PARCC exam won’t be missedus. But that was the general feeling among area school administrators upon hea
Editorial: High school PARCC exam won’t be missed
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
us. But that was the general feeling among area school administrators upon hearing the news last week that the Illinois State Board of Education had dropped the unpopular PARCC exam for high schoolers. PARCC, which stands for Partnership for... Read more
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The News & Observer
A cheerleader, a basketball player and why they deserve more timeto submit their proposal to the N.C. Department of Instruction, which oversees
A cheerleader, a basketball player and why they deserve more time
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
to submit their proposal to the N.C. Department of Instruction, which oversees the NCHSAA. Bill Cobey, the chair of the State Board of Education, when asked about the proposal, said: “(The) NCHSAA has had the final say on almost everything... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Complaint Filed Over Hartford School Sticker Controversyby the training session that has left some Hartford parents and school employee
Complaint Filed Over Hartford School Sticker Controversy
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 days ago
by the training session that has left some Hartford parents and school employees outraged. Parents plan to ask the State Board of Education at its meeting this week to launch an independent investigation, Samuel said. She dismissed the city... Read more
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MLive.com
Transgender student guidance won't be finalized by State Board in AugustVoluntary guidance on the treatment of gay and transgender K-12 students needs
Transgender student guidance won't be finalized by State Board in August
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
Voluntary guidance on the treatment of gay and transgender K-12 students needs more work and won't go to the Michigan State Board of Education for approval in August, as originally expected, the Michigan Department of Education announced... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
No physical exam? PPS students can't start school without oneOct. 15 deadline last year, which is part of the reason the district went to th
No physical exam? PPS students can't start school without one
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
Oct. 15 deadline last year, which is part of the reason the district went to the earlier deadline. Though the Illinois State Board of Education requires proof of physicals and immunizations by Oct. 15, school districts can have earlier... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Educators Say Testing Isn’t the End-All, Be-All for College Readiness in Texasa long way to go,” said Raymond Parades, the commissioner of the Texas Higher E
Educators Say Testing Isn’t the End-All, Be-All for College Readiness in Texas
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
a long way to go,” said Raymond Parades, the commissioner of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. He spoke to the State Board of Education this week. Paredes said these benchmarks are a good indicator. But he and others agree they aren’t... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Sen. Jose Menendez: Proposed Mexican-American studies textbook fails to live up to standards of Texas educationWhen the Texas State Board of Education voted to add Mexican-American studies t
Sen. Jose Menendez: Proposed Mexican-American studies textbook fails to live up to standards of Texas education
Dallas Morning News / Posted 7 days ago
When the Texas State Board of Education voted to add Mexican-American studies to Texas curricula as an official course two years ago, it was already long overdue. More than half of Texas public school students are Hispanic, and the state's long... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As PARCC test is ended for high schools, North Shore grade schools target itteacher training, it's not clear how long the two-year-old state PARCC exams wi
As PARCC test is ended for high schools, North Shore grade schools target it
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
teacher training, it's not clear how long the two-year-old state PARCC exams will last and in what format. The Illinois State Board of Education's contract to administer PARCC ends June 30, 2018, state records show, and ISBE officials say... Read more
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