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The Brockton Enterprise
New, tougher MCAS challenges state, Brockton studentsvery different tests.” The test is designed to signal a students’ readiness fo
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted yesterday
very different tests.” The test is designed to signal a students’ readiness for promotion to the next grade. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education suspended assigning accountability levels to districts and schools this year... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Boys & Girls Club awarded youth STEM grantstudents attending Callaway Hills Elementary School. Prior to the grant, feder
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
students attending Callaway Hills Elementary School. Prior to the grant, federally funded and awarded through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the local BGC offered STEM programs only to middle school students. "We... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State to recognize high school grads' linguistic achievementsBy Phillip Sitter phillip@newstribune.com The Missouri Department of Elementa
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
By Phillip Sitter phillip@newstribune.com The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Friday a new program to recognize students who are bilingual. The Missouri Seal of Biliteracy will be "awarded by local school... Read more
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Lowell Sun
In Maria aftermath, Lowell awaits wave of Puerto Ricansfor Lowell Public Schools, said in an email Thursday officials confer weekly wi
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
for Lowell Public Schools, said in an email Thursday officials confer weekly with their McKinney-Vento contacts from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and estimates on families and children coming primarily from Puerto Rico,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State to recognize high school grads’ linguistic achievementsBy Phillip Sitter phillip@newstribune.com The Missouri Department of Elementa
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
By Phillip Sitter phillip@newstribune.com The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Friday a new program to recognize students who are bilingual. The Missouri Seal of Biliteracy will be “awarded by local school... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
'It's all about giving back'from state agencies including the Department of Mental Health, Department of He
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
from state agencies including the Department of Mental Health, Department of Health and Senior Services, and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education were present talking with clients who came to their tables. Each client was... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mass. sees increase in educator misconduct investigationsfive years, according to a state report released this week. Nearly one-third o
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
five years, according to a state report released this week. Nearly one-third of the 774 investigations launched by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education since 2012 involved educators who potentially crossed boundaries with... Read more
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Boston Globe
Walpole elementary school cancels Halloween paradeschool, had 378 children enrolled in the last school year, according to the mos
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
school, had 378 children enrolled in the last school year, according to the most recent data published by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. About 80 percent of the students were white, according to the data.... Read more
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The Herald News
Apponequet named a Commendation School for MCAS successFreetown, has been named one of 10 Commendation Schools for its performance on
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
Freetown, has been named one of 10 Commendation Schools for its performance on MCAS achievement tests. The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education selects Commendation Schools based on high achievement, improvement, or... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Randolph schools lose 'underperforming"'. tagis based on the results of this spring’s revised version of the MCAS test. Jef
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
is based on the results of this spring’s revised version of the MCAS test. Jeff Wulfson, acting commissioner of the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, made the decision to remove the designation after the agency’s staff... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Randolph schools lose 'underperforming' tagis based on the results of this spring’s revised version of the MCAS test. Jef
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
is based on the results of this spring’s revised version of the MCAS test. Jeff Wulfson, acting commissioner of the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, made the decision to remove the designation after the agency’s staff... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Haggling Over Insurance Reimbursement Delays Goodman Elementary Rebuilding Effortforty-one thousand square foot building just like the one destroyed. And one f
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
forty-one thousand square foot building just like the one destroyed. And one forty-five thousand square foot because DESE, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) standards call for more footage per student than classrooms had in the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Find out how your school district did on the 2017 MCASCaitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary a
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released the 2017 MCAS scores on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Students in the third to eighth grades took what is being referred to as the... Read more
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The Herald News
INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Find out how your school district did on the 2017 MCASCaitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary a
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released the 2017 MCAS scores on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Students in the third to eighth grades took what is being referred to as the... Read more
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The Herald News
5 things to know about 2017 MCAS results: Diman, Apponequet top MCAS gainers among region's high schoolsSchool and Watson Elementary School, will remain on the list. While the school
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
School and Watson Elementary School, will remain on the list. While the schools remain on the list, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education did note that several existing Level 4 schools are showing progress and will... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: Find out how your school district did on the 2017 MCASCaitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary a
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released the 2017 MCAS scores on Wednesday, Oct. 18. Students in the third to eighth grades took what is being referred to as the... Read more
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Boston Globe
2017 MCAS scores for every school in the stateThe Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released 201
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released 2017 MCAS results on Wednesday. To see school-by-school breakdowns of the results, click on the test subjects listed below for each grade. (Note that only grades 5, 8, and... Read more
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The Herald News
QUIZ: How many 10th-grade MCAS questions can you answer?Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary a
The Herald News / Posted 5 days ago
Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will release the 2017 scores on Wednesday. Before you find out how students in your community did on the statewide assessment exam, find out how... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
QUIZ: How many 10th-grade MCAS questions can you answer?Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary a
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will release the 2017 scores on Wednesday. Before you find out how students in your community did on the statewide assessment exam, find out how... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
QUIZ: How many 10th-grade MCAS questions can you answer?Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary a
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
Caitlyn Kelleher Wicked Local staff @CMKelleher The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will release the 2017 scores on Wednesday. Before you find out how students in your community did on the statewide assessment exam, find out how... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
More offenses require more disciplineSuch information would seem pertinent to developing an informed opinion on the
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Such information would seem pertinent to developing an informed opinion on the issue. I searched through Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website but was unable to find race specific information concerning... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Local public school districts want juniors to have all post-grad options openhigh school juniors to let them take the ACT, in light of the fact the state wi
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
high school juniors to let them take the ACT, in light of the fact the state will no longer fulfill that role. Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said it cannot fund administration of the ACT — one of the chief college... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Scores from revamped MCAS out next weeklevel, and then when we get to high school, readiness for work after high schoo
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
level, and then when we get to high school, readiness for work after high school, whether that be college or career," state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Acting Commissioner Jeff Wulfson said in a Tuesday editorial board meeting... Read more
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Lowell Sun
What we are working ondown the abuse of handicapped parking placards by motorists who are not perfect
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
down the abuse of handicapped parking placards by motorists who are not perfectly healthy. Acting Commissioner of the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeff Wulfson met with Sun editors and reporters to talk about the coming... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Report says discipline more likely for black studentsfrom studies by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, and
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
from studies by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, and Missouri-specific data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Rev. Dietra Wise Baker, organizer of St. Louis’ “Break the Pipeline”... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Report says discipline more likely for black studentsfrom studies by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, and
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
from studies by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, and Missouri-specific data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The report encourages schools and school districts to address the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Report says discipline more likely for black studentsfrom studies by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, and
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
from studies by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, and Missouri-specific data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Rev. Dietra Wise Baker, organizer of St. Louis' "Break the Pipeline"... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Report says discipline more likely for black studentsfrom studies by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, and
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 days ago
from studies by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, and Missouri-specific data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Rev. Dietra Wise Baker, organizer of St. Louis' "Break the Pipeline"... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Report says discipline more likely for black studentsfrom studies by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, and
KOMU Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
from studies by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights, and Missouri-specific data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The report encourages schools and school districts to address the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Blair Oaks district to pay for juniors’ ACTat the R-2 Board of Education meeting Tuesday was district funding for high sch
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
at the R-2 Board of Education meeting Tuesday was district funding for high school juniors to take the ACT. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education decided to no longer provide funding for juniors to take one of the main... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Personal finance seen as big gap in Mass. education landscapebacks two in particular (S 249, H 261), sponsored by Sen. Jamie Eldridge and Re
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 days ago
backs two in particular (S 249, H 261), sponsored by Sen. Jamie Eldridge and Rep. Danielle Gregoire, which would charge the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with authorizing the implementation of standards and objectives on personal... Read more
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Lowell Sun
What we are working onSchool, a visit that's being covered by Reporter Chris Lisinski, clisinski@lowe
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 days ago
School, a visit that's being covered by Reporter Chris Lisinski, clisinski@lowellsun.com. Acting Commissioner of the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeff Wulfson met with Sun editors and reporters to talk about the coming... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
How a small change cost Brockton's schools big bucksby Brockton in the early 90s, is designed to ensure all students receive an ade
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 19 days ago
by Brockton in the early 90s, is designed to ensure all students receive an adequate education. But in 2015, the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education changed the funding formula, eliminating the “low income” category and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Local women take advantage of adult education programof Jefferson City Public Schools' Adult Education and Literacy program. The pr
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
of Jefferson City Public Schools' Adult Education and Literacy program. The program, grant-funded through the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and hosted by the local school district, serves about 500 people each year... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Eight Missouri schools awarded blue ribbon statusinclude: Earlier in the year, these schools were honored as Gold Star Schools,
KOMU Columbia / Posted 24 days ago
include: Earlier in the year, these schools were honored as Gold Star Schools, a program established by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in 1991. The schools were then nominated as Blue Ribbon Schools, which... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Future melds with traditionLaura Naught said her parents have a long history of supporting education throu
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Laura Naught said her parents have a long history of supporting education through teaching and working with Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Eisingers also partnered with the Foundation to support the district’s... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Future melds with traditionLaura Naught said her parents have a long history of supporting education throu
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Laura Naught said her parents have a long history of supporting education through teaching and working with Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Eisingers also partnered with the Foundation to support the district's... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Poplar Bluff Schools offer free meals to younger studentsSept. 21. Over the summer, the district elected to take advantage of the Commu
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 26 days ago
Sept. 21. Over the summer, the district elected to take advantage of the Community Eligibility Program, which the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education rolled out in recent years for high poverty districts to streamline... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Poplar Bluff Schools offer free meals to younger studentsSept. 21. Over the summer, the district elected to take advantage of the Commu
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 26 days ago
Sept. 21. Over the summer, the district elected to take advantage of the Community Eligibility Program, which the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education rolled out in recent years for high poverty districts to streamline... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Savings from 4-day school week not as great as expectedwith seven districts saving an average of 10 percent. Ron Lankford, a former c
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
with seven districts saving an average of 10 percent. Ron Lankford, a former commissioner of finance for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said teacher and staff salaries account for much of school district costs,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Savings from 4-day school week not as great as expectedwith seven districts saving an average of 10 percent. Ron Lankford, a former c
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
with seven districts saving an average of 10 percent. Ron Lankford, a former commissioner of finance for the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, said teacher and staff salaries account for much of school district costs,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JCPS Foundation inducting new members into Hall of Leadersaspirations for higher education and a better life. Don is a veteran and retir
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
aspirations for higher education and a better life. Don is a veteran and retired after a 36-year career with Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. His DESE career focused on programs for adult employment and training,... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
R.I. school facilities fail state evaluationmoney.” The next step for the state is public engagement, said Meg Geoghegan,
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted a month ago
money.” The next step for the state is public engagement, said Meg Geoghegan, communications officer for the Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In technical briefings, RIDE will consult with experts about the details of... Read more

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