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2/27/2013

2/27/2013

School districts would be able to use lottery funds to buy technology devices and wire schools under a bill that cleared the House Education Committee Tuesday.

2/26/2013

2/26/2013

After a month of being pulled in multiple directions, Superintendent Paul Craft has decided to stay right where he is.

2/26/2013

Voted as one of Forbes Magazine's 2012 "30 under 30," Ravi Gupta made an early entry into politics, but decided to pursue his goal of making changes in education by launching a charter school in Nashville.

2/26/2013

Until we see education as an investment, not a cost, the image in the mirror isn't going to be pretty.

2/26/2013

Despite the constantly gloomy rhetoric about the state of America's schools, U.S. students are steadily improving by at least one metric -- graduating from high school.

2/26/2013

The acquisition gives SureScore a leading position in the fast-growing segment of workforce readiness and brings significant opportunity for the two companies to collaborate.

2/26/2013

One of the most expensive and contentious elections in the country this year will now be receiving continuous news coverage, thanks to a new section of LA School Report, a news site that focuses on Los Angeles public schools.

2/26/2013

The webcast coincides with the publication of David Baldacci’s new book for young readers, “The 39 Clues®: Cahills vs. Vespers: Day of Doom,” the latest title in the bestselling and educational Scholastic series, The 39 Clues®.

2/26/2013

Ask any 8-year-old who attends school in Glen Ellyn what grade he or she is in and the answer you might soon receive could be surprising.

2/26/2013

Springtime in L.A. is the season when private grade schools host auctions, gala events, and swank soirees at fancy hotels, studio lots, and L.A. country clubs designed to raise additional funds to pad the $25,000 base fee of sending kids to John Thomas Dye, Buckley, Curtis, the Center, Campbell Hall, Brentwood, Stephen S. Wise, and all the other early educational top L.A. tickets.

2/26/2013

This April marks the 30th anniversary of “A Nation at Risk,” the controversial Reagan-era report from the National Commission on Excellence in Education, that laid out the dire conditions of the U.S. public education system and called for government reform.

2/26/2013

The AAP, a leading group of pediatricians, said school "zero-tolerance" policies toward kids' behavior problems do no good.

2/26/2013

Sharon Contreras today spoke out against a portion of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s school aid plan that requires districts to submit grants for funding.

2/26/2013

More stringent passing requirements for standardized tests have Tri-Cities education officials worried schools with traditionally high marks will soon be considered failing, while also trying to plan for the fallout from parents.

2/26/2013

Texas Instruments (TI), the most trusted brand in graphing calculator technology, “took a major step forward in our mission to improve student understanding and achievement in mathematics” with the release of two new innovative apps: TI-Nspire™ App for iPad and TI-Nspire™ CAS App for iPad, said Melendy Lovett, president of Texas Instruments Education Technology.

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