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2/24/2014

2/24/2014

Duval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said the missing health lessons don’t pertain to every elementary school, but there are some where the teaching isn’t happening.

2/24/2014

Tennessee may need to re-evaluate organization of its secondary schools in light of ongoing discussions about the need to have students prepared with the necessary skills to take present jobs and jobs that could be coming to the state.

2/24/2014

A small town in upstate New York is joining a few other rural school districts in quietly tapping potential cash-ready international students who can bring new life to underenrolled schools.

2/24/2014

New York City’s schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña, met with more than 100 representatives from the city’s charter schools on Saturday morning, the first meeting between the group and the de Blasio administration since the mayor took office in January.

2/24/2014

Throughout this month and the next, the district is embarking on its largest marketing campaign in its history to draw in students—and the state money that follows them—in.

2/24/2014

Greenville and Commodore Perry school districts have asked that a Mercer County Common Pleas Court judge issue orders allowing them to have armed security guards at their schools.

2/24/2014

A controversy that flared last week over a student’s inappropriate tweet about a teacher was the latest example of the phenomenon of cyberbullying, which has become common among high schools but still catches some administrators and parents by surprise.

2/24/2014

The initial screening criteria Columbus City Schools used to determine which seven schools it should close this summer produced a list of 13 schools for consideration.

2/24/2014

The current landscape of education is marred by a negative narrative involving teacher preparation, accreditation, standards of learning, school safety, student conduct, choice, parent involvement and a litany of challenges not easily solved.

2/24/2014

The standards don't allow enough flexibility for students who learn differently.

2/21/2014

2/21/2014

While scaling back some programs is inevitable, recent news stories about deep cuts in high school counseling positions are especially disturbing. In these times of economic stress, students need college counseling more than ever.

2/21/2014

State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery told lawmakers that she supports legislation that would delay evaluating teachers on new Common Core student assessments for two years until the 2016-2017 school year.

2/21/2014

Kevin Skelly informed parents and community members that he will resign at the end of the school year from the California USD.

2/21/2014

After hearing nine bills addressing the school transfer law debacle, the Senate Education Committee has agreed upon a compilation of ideas they deem necessary to solve the problem.

2/21/2014

A state audit that uncovered sloppy paperwork at several Broward schools could force the district to absorb a $1.7 million budget penalty – even though charter schools had the most serious audit findings.

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