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2/21/2013

2/21/2013

If Michelle Rhee is the Devil incarnate as her critics insinuate, Satan’s time observing the challenges of public schools was well spent.

2/21/2013

Members of the newly-formed Latino Coalition for Educational Equality descended on the state’s Capitol Tuesday to push for education reforms, including funding for low-income districts and more involvement by Latino experts in the legislative process.

2/21/2013

New rules governing the restraint of students in public schools have gone too far and need to be changed less than a year after they were instituted, according to educators who gathered Wednesday at the State House.

2/21/2013

After receiving a low grade from the New Mexico A-F Grading Accountability System last school year, Pate Elementary School Principal Therese Rodriguez is determined not to let it happen again. She applied for an Innovative Solutions for Struggling Schools Grant and received $7,200 from the New Mexico Department of Education in January.

2/21/2013

A threatening text message received by a Lexington-Richland School District Five teacher on the same day emergency crews evacuated Irmo High School due to smoke in the building has prompted the district to implement extra security measures and law enforcement to investigate the source of the message.

2/21/2013

Initial approval was granted for just three years. To continue a four-day week, the district — which includes Two Harbors and Silver Bay schools — must prove that the four-day week did not negatively affect students and that it saved a sufficient amount of money.

2/21/2013

Recent drug busts and overdose arrests have a lot of people in the Westmoreland County area on edge.

2/21/2013

Board mem­ber John Mess­mer said it would pro­vide a great cost sav­ings for the school dis­trict and the board will keep the pub­lic updated. Solar Planet of West­er­ville and Con­stel­la­tion Energy are the two com­pa­nies that have been contacted.

2/21/2013

Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson said Tuesday that Sandy Hook Elementary School probably cannot find another home by the start of the next school year as suitable as the former Chalk Hill Middle School in Monroe.

2/21/2013

The Iowa House pushed through Gov. Terry Branstad's education reform package on a party-line vote Wednesday, moving the debate over how teachers are recruited, paid, evaluated and promoted to the Iowa Senate.

2/21/2013

Construction on the Lincoln Elementary School is expected to continue after a judge ruled in favor of the Bismarck School Board in an electrical contract dispute.

2/21/2013

Construction on the Lincoln Elementary School is expected to continue after a judge ruled in favor of the Bismarck School Board in an electrical contract dispute.

2/21/2013

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is seeking proposals from real estate developers to demolish two schools on the Upper West Side to make way for residential towers.

2/20/2013

2/20/2013

Florida schools are scrambling to be ready for new Common Core academic standards — and the new computer-based tests that go with them — by 2015.

2/20/2013

Schools that serve low-income students -- including several area schools -- are eligible for a share of more than $87 million available to purchase new technology and software, the state Education Department said Tuesday.

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