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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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State of the States: Kentucky

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:15pm
Gov. Beshear used his State of the State speech to renew his call for an expansion of gambling to, in part, increase funding for schools.
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State of the States: Indiana

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:14pm
Gov. Mike Pence offered state lawmakers perhaps his strongest indication yet that he wants Indiana to drop entirely out of the Common Core State Standards initiative.
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State of the States: Virginia

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:09pm
In his first speech to the legislature, newly sworn-in Gov. Terry McAuliffe put assessment reform high on his list of priorities for K-12 education.
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Wash. Governor Pledges School Aid Boost

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 2:09pm
Washington state's governor tells lawmakers he wants to pour additional money into education to meet that state's basic education mandate.
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Corbett calls Pa. public school funding unfair

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 1:04pm
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Do Small Schools Undermine Diversity?

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 9:48am
Small schools in New York City offer a test case for the benefits of small high schools, but also underscore problems of race and social-class segregation they may inadvertently promote, Bruce Fuller writes.
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Teacher Evaluation Sparks Clash in Pittsburgh

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 9:46am
The dispute between the district and the teachers' union over the jointly designed system shows the stark distinction between ambitious policy plans and the realities of implementation.
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