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6/18/2012

6/18/2012

There's a battle being waged for Pennsylvania's schoolchildren.

6/15/2012

6/15/2012

Many children in Chicago Public Schools will go from having the shortest school days in the nation to some of the longest this fall, a move that some experts say is needed to help push the struggling system ahead in student achievement.

6/15/2012

In a new study, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute recommends Common Core 360 as one of the most effective tools for schools to save money as they implement the CCSS.

6/15/2012

With the support of the PTA, schools can purchase Promethean products, and the company will match the amount raised by the PTA, up to $3,800 for the purchase of qualifying products.

6/15/2012

CompassLearning announced the 2012 summer version of CompassLearning Odyssey, which includes expanded content control, course and grade management and more than 400 new activities.

6/15/2012

E2020 Inc. announced the launch of Virtual School Services, which provides districts and schools with the ability to create their own virtual learning programs.

6/15/2012

The California Department of Education has just released its latest round of public school rankings, from 1 to 10, based on how well students performed on standardized tests they took more than a year ago.

6/15/2012

The founder and governing board of three controversial Oakland charter schools could face a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, misappropriation of funds and other illegal activities outlined in an official audit report released Wednesday.

6/15/2012

New Jersey's plan to fund schools will end up hurting not only Bloomfield students but others across the state, a panel agreed Tuesday.

6/15/2012

The State Board of Education voted Thursday morning to intervene in the daily operation of the Birmingham school system and might eventually seize direct control of the system's troubled finances.

6/15/2012

The Fort Worth school district will pay a former school district employee $135,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit, and the district will reinstate her to her job.

6/15/2012

A former Philadelphia schools administrator has been appointed the new superintendent for Buffalo's schools.

6/15/2012

The school year ended the first week of June for most Texas students, but for hundreds of thousands of them, it won’t mean the end of class.

6/15/2012

South Bay and Peninsula schools continued to demonstrate their academic might, dominating the top tier of elementary schools in test-score rankings released Thursday by the California Department of Education.

6/15/2012

Chicago Public School officials and the system’s second largest union announced Thursday they had reached a contract that will give 5,500 custodians and other workers two percent raises for each of the next three years and saves the jobs of thousands of them.

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