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Parnell lays out education vision in speech

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 9:36am
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Haley talks of jobs, education in speech

Thu, 01/23/2014 - 9:36am
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Revised GED Ushers in New Era With More Options

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 5:49pm
Some states are facing a bumpy transition as they adjust to the altered assessment landscape and had to cope with a late 2013 surge in test-takers.
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Analysis Points to Growth in Per-Pupil Spending—and Disparities

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:21pm
Since the War on Poverty, the average gap in per-pupil spending between two states grew by 256 percent, an Education Week analysis finds.
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Still Segregated After 50 Years: A Visit to Cincinnati's West End

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:20pm
Fifty years after the War on Poverty began, schools serving children in Cincinnati's West End are still largely segregated by economics and race.
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K-12 Publishing, Ed-Tech Markets Seeing Sales Increases

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:19pm
An improving economy, schools' greater reliance on digital resources, and demand for common-core materials are creating new revenues, two recent reports suggest.
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Calif. Transgender-Student Law Takes Effect, Amid Recall Push

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:17pm
A new law that requires schools to allow transgender students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that align with their gender identity faces a recall effort.
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Danger Posed by Student-Data Breaches Prompts Action

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:16pm
Privacy advocates say the increased collection, storage, and sharing of educational data entails real threats to children and families, and some high-profile incidents have led to new legislation, legal action, and formal complaints.
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Fla. Pushes Longer Day, More Reading in Some Schools

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:15pm
Early results suggest the new state policy, which targets the 100 lowest-performing elementary schools in the Sunshine State, may be paying off.
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50 Years Later, War on Poverty Yields Mixed Success

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:14pm
While child poverty remains a stubborn enemy, the federal anti-poverty initiative launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson has led to health and IQ gains for disadvantaged students.
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Desegregation Payments to End for Little Rock Schools

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 4:13pm
A federal judge has approved a settlement to allow Arkansas to phase out millions of dollars in school desegregation aid to three Little Rock-area districts.
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Don't Underestimate the Power of Pleasure Reading

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 3:48pm
When students crack open a book of questionable literary merit in their free time, teachers and parents should see it as a valuable exercise, not a waste of time, write Jeffrey D. Wilhelm and Michael W. Smith.
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State of the States: Kansas

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:21pm
Gov. Sam Brownback used his speech to state lawmakers to call for full-day kindergarten at every public school in the Sunflower State.
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State of the States: Georgia

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:18pm
Gov. Nathan Deal told lawmakers that he would push for more education funding during the next year so that districts can restore instructional days, end furloughs of teachers, and boost educators' salaries.
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State of the States: Arizona

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:16pm
In her fifth State of the State address, Gov. Janice Brewer introduced policy proposals that include her bid to revive a plan she unveiled last year to overhaul the K-12 formula for state aid.
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State of the States: Nebraska

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:16pm
Gov. Dave Heineman used part of his speech to blast the federal Affordable Care Act, saying its mandatory provisions will cost the state.
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State of the States: Rhode Island

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:16pm
In his State of the State address, Gov. Lincoln Chafee pledged to continue investing in education, proposing an additional $38 million for fiscal 2015 through the state's K-12 funding formula.
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State of the States: New Jersey

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:15pm
Gov. Chris Christie gave a State of the State address that put key K-12 education changes at the top of his 2014 to-do list.
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