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Equity in Achievement, Funding Are Hurdles for States Amid Progress

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 7:02pm
Quality Counts 2014 rates states and the nation on key student-performance and finance indicators.
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Local Districts on Receiving End of Federal Support, Headaches

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 7:02pm
An activist U.S. Department of Education can prove a complicated partner for school systems that receive money with plenty of strings attached.
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State, Local Officials Square Off on Who Calls Shots on K-12

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 7:01pm
Some school districts complain of intrusion from activist governors and state lawmakers.
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Charters Add Competitive Twist to District Governance

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 7:01pm
The rise of charter schools can present oversight challenges and put pressure on funding for local school systems.
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Districts Adjust Spending to Post-Recession Reality

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 7:01pm
School systems wrestle with how to best deploy their resources and staff as funding comes inching back.
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Rival Strategies for Running Schools Put Memphis in Hot Seat

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 7:01pm
A variety of approaches to running and improving the school system illustrate challenges facing local control.
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Seeing Opportunities in 21st-Century Challenges

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 6:09pm
New challenges and changing demographics pose opportunities for schools and leaders to grow, writes Salt Lake City Superintendent McKell Withers.
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District Pressure Cookers Test Recipes for Success

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 6:09pm
Buffeted by social and fiscal forces, local educators seek new ways to approach governance.
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School Systems Shake Up Organizational Model

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 6:09pm
Local administrators grapple with a host of fiscal and educational pressures demanding a break from business as usual.
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FBI probed Providence vocational school

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 4:22pm
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In Calif., Some Charter Conversions Motivated by Money

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 1:11pm
Charter schools in the Golden State and elsewhere have increasingly become associated with something basic yet elusive: money.
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Bill Nye to visit Creation Museum for debate

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:30am
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For NYC schools head, a focus on middle school

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 8:30am
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Alabama looking at another expansion of pre-K

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 4:17pm
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Showdown Brews as Congress Turns Focus to K-12 Spending

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 3:57pm
With sequestration on hold and a broad spending outline in the bag, congressional appropriators face tough budget choices on individual education programs.
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Congress Must Advance the Ed. Sciences Reform Act

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 10:04am
With its emphasis on research, the Education Sciences Reform Act, or ESRA, deserves bipartisan support and action in Congress, write Michele McLaughlin and Wes Hoover.
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Task force members clash on education funding

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 9:21am
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Education officials propose extended learning

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 1:22pm
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