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'Posses' Keep Students on Academic Track

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 2:32pm
A New York City-based foundation harnesses a little positive peer pressure to help students successfully negotiate the pathway from high school to college graduation.
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Student Motivation: Age-Old Problem Gets New Attention

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 2:32pm
Amid a nationwide push to ratchet up academics, some educators, researchers, and policymakers are renewing and reshaping efforts to engage students in learning and motivate them for success.
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Calif. School Taps Community to Engage Students

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 2:32pm
With a curriculum based on service and local cultural resources, San Isidro High School strives to make learning relevant for students in its border community.
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Spurring Student Success: It's More Than Academics

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 2:26pm
Students have to want to come to school, work hard, and graduate. And they have to feel capable of achieving their academic goals. The trick for educators is to figure out how to make that happen.
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Teachers wary of concealed weapons in class

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 8:19am
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A glance at the bill to repeal Common Core

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 8:18am
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Philadelphia Tragedy Highlights Role of School Nurses

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 8:04am
The death of a student who got sick at a school with no full-time nurse on duty has renewed a nationwide debate over the need for school nurses—even amid budget cuts.
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Policy, Leadership Direction at Stake in Chiefs' Contests

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 8:03am
With the top K-12 spot up for grabs in seven states, this year's vote could sway policy on contentious issues such as school choice and common standards.
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Proposed School Lunch Waivers Prompt Debate

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 3:43pm
Advocates in Washington are sparring over a congressional proposal to let some schools put off higher nutritional standards for school meals.
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Suit Alleges Calif. Isn't Providing Adequate Education to Some Students

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 11:56am
Groups including the ACLU claim the state has ignored its obligation to provide adequate education and that it violated its state Constitution's equal protection guarantee.
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Teen accused of making 'hit list' charged

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:19am
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School criticized for altering yearbook photos

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:19am
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Facebook Founder Zuckerberg, Wife Donate $120M to Calif. Schools

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:19am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area's public school system.
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La. Bill Would Empower IEP Teams

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:10am
A measure passed by the Louisiana legislature would give teams of teachers, administrators, and parents wide latitude in setting graduation and promotion requirements for students with disabilities.
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Wyoming wants relief from No Child Left Behind

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 8:21am
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