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Is Your District Prepared for Sequestration?

UPDATE: Schools will no longer face sequestration cuts in upcoming school year, although cuts for 2013-2014 still loom.

The Costs of Common Core

As school leaders across the nation prepare to implement the Common Core Standards in 2014, a new report proposes three options—with three costs—to use.

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The Face Behind the Cause

One student's plight propels the DREAM Act forward.

Louisiana Forges Ahead With Voucher Program

New bill will allow low-and middle-income students attending Louisiana low-performing public schools to receive state-funded vouchers.

Year One of Texas Textbook Adoption Freedom

The 2011-2012 school year marked the first time in decades that Texas school districts could purchase instructional materials without approval by the state board of education.

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Had a Little Rooster by the Barnyard Gate...

Pets in the Classroom aims to foster healthy pet-child relationships in students in elementary and middle school.

SIG Grants—What Happens When the Money Dries Up?

The $3.5 billion in School Improvement Grants will run out by the end of the 2012-2013 school year.

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