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2 Massachusetts schools placed on probation

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:03pm
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Board praises Hawaii schools superintendent

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:02pm
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Waukegan public school students out another day

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:02pm
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Ebola Risk to Schools Low, Experts Say

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:29am
A handful of school districts have taken aggressive steps in response to potential Ebola exposure, but public health officials and infectious disease specialists are urging more minor precautionary measures to address the virus threat.
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Teachers' Unions, Others Put Cash on Line in Senate Races

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:17am
With control of the U.S. Senate at stake, the two national teachers' unions are among those pouring campaign funds into pivotal contests with implications for education policy.
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Teachers' Unions to Spend More Than Ever in State, Local Elections

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:17am
In a pivotal midterm election cycle, the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association expect to spend big, in hopes of unseating Republican governors and flipping control of conservative state legislatures.
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'Big Data' Research Effort Faces Student-Privacy Questions

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:45pm
A coalition of prominent research universities is receiving federal support to redesign and scale up a massive repository for analyzing learning and behavioral data.
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Weingarten: Four Solutions to Public School Problems

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:44pm
Fix, don't close, neighborhood schools, and adopt three other reform ideas to change education for the better, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.
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Clearing the Way for Teacher Leadership

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:40pm
Refocusing rigid teacher-evaluation systems is just one way to build capacity for teacher leadership, Barnett Berry says.
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States That Prohibit Charters Likely to Decline

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:39pm
Midterm elections and forceful advocacy efforts could reverse long-held resistance in Alabama, Kentucky, and Nebraska.
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California Rivals Clash on Vision for K-12 Leadership

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:37pm
The race between state schools chief Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck centers on whether the Golden State is on the right path in reinventing its public schools.
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Efforts Build to Track School Climate for LGBT Students

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:36pm
The next versions of three federal surveys will add questions related to LGBT students to help provide a clearer picture of their experiences in school.
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Promise, Challenges Seen in Use of Federal Turnaround Aid

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:26pm
A Connecticut official shares that state's experience--and lessons learned--from its participation in the multibillion-dollar School Improvement Grant Program.
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School Leaders to Trim Testing, But Keep Yearly Assessments

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:25pm
Amid concerns about too much testing, state schools chiefs and big-city superintendents have vowed to shed redundant tests but stick with annual assessments.
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NY to require CPR training in high school

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:22pm
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