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1/10/2013

1/10/2013

Gov. Terry Branstad will again attempt to push a wide-ranging education reform package through a politically divided Statehouse, this time offering higher pay and different career paths for teachers.

1/10/2013

The Richmond County Board of Education received an update from the Teachers and Administrators Partnering for Mathematics Learning (TAP Math) Program at its January meeting Tuesday night.

1/10/2013

There's an outbreak of whooping cough among school-age children in the north Cascades town of Winthrop.

1/10/2013

The Washington State Board of Education is getting ready to take the next step toward opening Washington's first charter schools.

1/10/2013

Even though most federal stimulus money has dried up, there’s still a little leftover in Idaho for school construction projects.

1/10/2013

The Newtown Board of Education is likely to seek a more concrete commitment from the town and the Police Department to maintain the minimum two-officers-per-school police coverage that's been in place since the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

1/10/2013

National education reform movement leader and part-time Tennessee resident Michelle Rhee is urging state lawmakers to create a statewide charter school authorizer, adopt a parent trigger law and give vouchers to some students.

1/10/2013

As part of a three-year cycle of technology upgrades, the district plans to purchase 4,020 computers, 20 percent of which will be portable devices and mini-laptops.

1/9/2013

1/9/2013

No matter how much unwanted electronics are clogging your workspace, chances are, the Marblehead schools, with over 3,000 pounds of technology on hand, have you beat.

1/9/2013

Urbana Junior High and High School students no longer getting in trouble for bringing out Kindles or iPads, thanks to a new Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) pilot program.

1/9/2013

Plattsmouth Community Schools' technology committee's proposal calls for all K12 teachers to receive laptops next year and high school students to receive computers in 2014.

1/9/2013

Massachusetts, home to America's best schools and best-educated workforce, has seen income inequality soar. Why? The poor are losing an academic arms race with the rich.

1/9/2013

PARCC and its Advisory Committee on College Readiness agree on a policy establishing high school math assessments for making students college- and career-ready.

1/9/2013

Using an online program available through e-centers, the Columbus (Miss.) Municipal School District is graduating more high school students. Read about the one-to-one nature of this program and the wealth of metrics it offers the district.

1/9/2013

The city on Tuesday expanded its list of more schools headed to close or phase out due to poor performance.

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