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Court rules for voucher, tenure laws in parish

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:42pm
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Computer Science: Not Just an Elective Anymore

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 4:11pm
The subject is getting a fresh look from state and local policymakers, with many pushing measures to expand access to computing courses.
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States Found to Lag in Linking Data on Early-Childhood Programs

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:54pm
Only Pennsylvania fully links up data between five major early-childhood programs and its own K-12 data system, a new survey finds.
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State Lawmakers Aim to Rejigger Local School Board Elections

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:54pm
Legislators in some states say that putting school board elections on the same calendar as other local races could boost often-anemic turnout.
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New E-Rate Funding Will Take Time to Reach Schools

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:54pm
The pressure on schools to upgrade their technology is growing very fast right now, but they will not see the new E-rate dollars until 2015.
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Charter Network Taps Alumni to Grow Teacher Pipeline

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:53pm
The charter-management group in Chicago is taking a novel approach to building a corps of highly qualified, and racially diverse, teacher-candidates by recruiting its alumni.
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ETS Wades Into Market for Teacher-Performance Exams

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:53pm
The test-maker says the goal of its new offering is to serve not only as an assessment, but also as a learning tool for prospective educators.
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Private Pre-K Feels Heat From Public Providers

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:52pm
Competition from free, public preschool programs can siphon off clients from private early-education providers and potentially limit options in some communities.
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Education Fuels Growth of Urban Entrepreneurs, Study Suggests

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:51pm
Entrepreneurial growth in U.S. cities is generated more by high school diplomas and college degrees than by venture capital investments or government funding, says new research.
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Give Students Time to Play

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:51pm
Students need outdoor recess and movement throughout the day in order to stay focused and perform better academically, writes Debbie Rhea.
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Planning for Life After High School

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:50pm
"Individualized learning plans" empower students to plot a postsecondary course, whether for college or careers, write V. Scott Solberg and Curtis Richards.
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California: A K-12 Education Outlier

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 3:45pm
Even though it's a state under Democratic control, California's education policies do not fall in line with those of the Obama administration, writes Charles Taylor Kerchner.
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Poll: New Yorkers willing to pay for pre-K

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 1:18pm
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