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State of the States: Connecticut

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:32pm
Connecticut should aim toward universal prekindergarten by adding about 1,000 seats for children this year and building up to 4,000 new seats by 2019, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy told state lawmakers in his State of the State speech.
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State of the States: Tennessee

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:27pm
Gov. Bill Haslam pledged to expand high school dual enrollment and pay the first two years of college tuition for every Tennessee high school graduate, as part of a massive effort to boost the number of students who complete higher education.
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Scrutiny Rises on Placement of Best Teachers

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:26pm
The U.S. Department of Education is developing a 50-state strategy to put teeth into the push for equitable distribution of the nation's best teachers.
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State of the States: New Hampshire

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:25pm
In her first state of the state address, Gov. Maggie Hassan called the Common Core State Standards, which New Hampshire has adopted, "an important step forward," saying they have strong bipartisan support and "should be implemented."
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'Platooning' on the Rise in Early Grades

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:24pm
The practice of assigning teachers to subject-specific classes, long a staple of middle and high schools, is gaining ground at the elementary level.
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Cyber-Charter Applicants Face Tougher Times in Pa.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:20pm
State education officials cite a litany of reasons for rejecting a recent group of applications, highlighting potential governance problems as a major concern.
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Common-Core Tensions Cause Union Heartburn

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:18pm
Teachers' unions find themselves navigating a tricky course on the Common Core State Standards amid concerns from some in the rank and file.
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Preventing Bullying With Emotional Intelligence

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:15pm
Anti-bullying programs that aren't tied to a greater understanding of emotions and their consequences are not effective, write Marc A. Brackett and Susan E. Rivers.
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Wis. Senate passes school accountability bill

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 4:17pm
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Mass. school districts fingerprinting workers

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 1:29pm
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Kan. House panel restores $16M for all-day K

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 1:29pm
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Board considers simplifying school grading

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 1:29pm
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House OKs homeless student data bill

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 8:59am
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Bills would expand program for private schools

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 8:49am
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'Transitional' Courses Catch On as College-Prep Strategy

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 8:34am
With many students entering college ill prepared to succeed, states and districts are increasingly offering transitional coursework for high schoolers who need extra help.
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