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6/7/2012

6/7/2012

On July 18-19, 2012, Heidi Hayes Jacobs will guide school leaders in implementing the Common Core Standards system-wide.

6/7/2012

A veteran superintendent who has led turnaround efforts in four large U.S. districts has started a new venture that he expects will broaden his reach.

6/7/2012

The head of the Kansas Department of Education said Wednesday it's not certain that the state will be granted its waiver request from the federal government for more flexibility under the No Child Left Behind Act.

6/7/2012

Texas high school students can pass most of the state's new end-of-course exams this year by answering fewer than half the questions correctly, prompting concerns that the initial standards are not tough enough.

6/7/2012

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today told U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan that it is unacceptable to exclude Vermont and many other rural states from a major federal grant program.

6/7/2012

At its regular meeting in Frankfort on Wednesday, the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously agreed to award Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday a four-year extension of his contract.

6/7/2012

New York City is paying private contractors more than $1 billion this year to operate a little-known special education program for 3- and 4-year-olds, nearly double the amount it paid six years ago.

6/7/2012

The central state of Kansas, which has attracted international attention and some ridicule for its debate over how evolution is taught in its public schools, is headed toward another showdown on the subject.

6/7/2012

Parents and community members are urging greater accountability from the Des Moines school board, with some demanding an investigation into the influence former superintendent Nancy Sebring asserted over elected officials.

6/7/2012

Schools may be closed for summer vacation, but they aren't getting a break from funding cuts. In fact, lawmakers in many state capitals aren't arguing over whether to trim education funding, but how much to cut.

6/6/2012

6/6/2012

Calling it another step to “fix what’s broken in our public schools,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday announced which school districts will test out a much-debated plan to grade teacher performance that will soon be mandatory for every teacher in the state.

6/6/2012

PLATO Learning, a leading provider of online education solutions for kindergarten through adult learners, announced that shareholders of Archipelago Learning voted to adopt the acquisition agreement the two companies entered into on March 5, 2012. 

6/6/2012

Educators who enter Pitsco's teacher scholarship program are in the running for a $500 Pitsco Catalog gift certificate in each remaining quarter of 2012.

6/6/2012

Available on the iBookstore, The Americans and World History: Patterns of Interaction represent the next step in the revolutionary partnership of HMH and HISTORY which aims to bring engaging educational experiences to tech-savvy students.

6/6/2012

IdeaPaint announced that it has again expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of CLEAR, a certified low-emission, virtually odorless, LEED-compliant dry erase paint.

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