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1/10/2013

1/10/2013

The VHS Collaborative (VHS), the nonprofit pioneer of K-12 online learning, today announced the release of their 2012 Advanced Placement (AP) exam pass rates.

1/10/2013

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy urged Connecticut lawmakers Wednesday to work with him to prevent future tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, saying gun rights and public safety must be balanced but "freedom is not a handgun on the hip of every teacher."

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.

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