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N.Y. Governor Proposes $2 Billion for School Technology

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:50pm
School technology and rewards for teachers were central proposals in N.Y. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's State of the State speech.
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Rules Detailed on New Calif. K-12 Funding Formula

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:50pm
Regulations putting California's overhauled school-funding formula into effect seek to strike a state-local balance on how the money is spent.
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Caution Flags Raised for Six Waiver States

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:49pm
Federal monitoring reports show that some states with No Child Left Behind Act waivers are struggling in key areas.
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Teach For America Spinoff Helps Alumni Gain Influence

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:48pm
The group works with former TFA corps members eyeing careers in policy, advocacy, and community organizing, and puts campaign muscle behind those who seek elected office.
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USDA Keeps More-Flexible School Lunch Caps in Place

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:48pm
The federal agency has made permanent its rules easing restrictions on the amount of grain and protein that school cafeterias are allowed to serve in a week.
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Making Progress in Smaller Cities

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:48pm
An innovative partnership between a foundation and the schools in Syracuse, N.Y., offers a template for education change in other small- and medium-sized cities, writes Gene I. Maeroff.
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A Key to Motivating Teenagers

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:45pm
If students think that college is out of reach for their families financially, there's a good chance they will lose interest in school, writes Erich May.
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U.S. Learning Registry Aims to Tailor Online Content for Educators

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:43pm
The U.S. Department of Education says its online information-sharing network now houses 300,000 resources from a wide variety of sources, but questions remain about the initiative’s sustainability.
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Why Make Reform So Complicated?

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:42pm
When it comes to improving learning, schools would do better to choose simple solutions with clear priorities and goals instead of the complicated fixes they often adopt, Mike Schmoker writes.
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State of the States: Colorado

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:42pm
Gov. Hickenlooper proposed increased funding for K-12 and higher education and greater financial accountability for public schools during his address to state legislators.
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Feds Call for School Discipline to Be More Evenhanded

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:41pm
In a new guidance document, the departments of Education and Justice are calling for school discipline policies and practices to be more fair and less harsh.
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State of the States: West Virginia

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:41pm
Education was in the spotlight throughout West Virginia Gov. Tomblin's address.
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State of the States: Vermont

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:40pm
Gov. Shumlin's fourth State of the State address focused on one topic: drug addiction. The governor mentioned education only once, and then only in a general way, in the opening lines of his 30-minute speech to lawmakers.
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State of the States: Virginia

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:40pm
In his last speech to lawmakers as chief executive, Gov. McDonnell looked back on his four-year tenure as one of "bold action" in education.
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State of the States: Idaho

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:40pm
Gov. Otter pledged to rebuild Idaho's education budget and create a "K-to-career" education system during his 43-minute speech to legislators, more than half of which focused on education.
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