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New England schools face rash of bomb threats

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:25pm
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South Carolina SAT scores up

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:25pm
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Analysis Cites Holes in N.Y.'s Teacher-Dismissal Process

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:29pm
New York's due process procedures for teachers are dominated by a focus on teacher rehabilitation, with the end result that even abusive teachers are often fined or suspended rather than fired, according to a newly released analysis.
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Chicago's Local School Councils 'Experiment' Endures 25 Years of Change

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:10pm
The unique school governance model that gave local parent-majority boards power to hire and fire principals has had some of its authority diluted over the years.
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Education Measures on Ballot in 11 States

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:06pm
School funding, class size, and governance are among the issues facing voters on various education-focused state initiatives, referendums, and amendments.
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Ed-Tech Industry Weighs Impact of New Data-Privacy Laws

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 2:04pm
A California law is one of the most aggressive attempts to balance the promise of digital learning technologies with concerns about the privacy of children's sensitive information.
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Kindergarten-Readiness Tests Gain Ground

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:58pm
A Maryland classroom offers a look at how educators are pioneering new ways of merging assessment with observation and instruction for K-12's youngest learners.
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Popularity Grows Anew for Year-Round Schooling

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:57pm
Behind the recent upswing are grant programs in Michigan and Virginia aimed primarily at reducing time out of school for students from low-income families.
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K-12 Educators: Are We Listening to Each Other?

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:57pm
Three education leaders discuss how to communicate with colleagues in order to promote risk-free conversations.
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Chronic Absenteeism Can Devastate K-12 Learning

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:55pm
Missing school can have a lasting, negative impact on student achievement, write Hedy Chang, John Gomperts, and Leslie Boissiere.
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AG opinion: No opting out on school testing

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:09pm
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La. students earning more college credits

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:09pm
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Class of 2014 SAT scores remain stagnant

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 8:49am
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Federal Monitoring of K-12 Efforts to Take Team Approach

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:00am
A new office at the U.S. Department of Education will aim to reduce duplication and boost support for states when it comes to monitoring and administering federal grant programs.
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Student Performance Stalls on SAT, Improves on AP Tests

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:00am
The College Board's first combined release of data from three of its college-readiness testing programs illuminates "missed opportunities" for students with academic potential, the board says.
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