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4/4/2012

4/4/2012

Scholastic Inc. and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released Primary Sources: America's Teachers on the Teaching Profession, the second landmark report presenting the results of a national survey of more than 10,000 public school teachers in grades pre-K to 12.

4/4/2012

To recognize standouts among educator-bloggers, the team at EducationWorld.com has selected its 25 best for 2012.

4/4/2012

The New York City United Federation of Teachers filed suit in state Supreme Court on to force the Department of Education to hand over copies of official e-mails that it has been requesting since May 2010.

4/4/2012

Last week’s record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million generated $25.2 million in profits for education in Georgia, state lottery officials said.

4/4/2012

Administrators in the East Pennsboro (Penn.) Area School District have asked the school board to consider imposing a fee for participation in school sports and activities starting in the next school year.

4/4/2012

The National Archives released for the first time yesterday individual records from the 1940 Census – unleashing an online treasure trove of 3.8 million pages eagerly awaited by genealogists and researchers.

4/4/2012

A gay student whose southwest Ohio high school prohibited him from wearing a T-shirt designed to urge tolerance of gays is suing the school, saying it's violating his freedom of expression rights.

4/4/2012

To deter students from smoking in the bathrooms, the Lacey (N.J.) Township School District has been hiring substitutes to monitor the hallways at the high school.

4/4/2012

The largest bond issue in Joplin’s history unofficially has passed by less than 1 percent, allowing the Joplin School District to afford to rebuild schools that were destroyed in the May 22 tornado.

4/3/2012

4/3/2012

CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its lubricants blending plant in Atlanta donated more than 1,500 pieces of laboratory equipment, including workbenches, beakers, flasks and ovens to the City of Atlanta School System.

4/3/2012

Starting next year, most school libraries in Newark will be missing a key aspect – librarians.

4/3/2012

The Los Angeles public school system will notify parents within 72 hours when a teacher at their child's school has been removed from the classroom on allegations of sexual misconduct against students, officials said Friday.

4/3/2012

Cleveland County Schools’ superintendent will be among a group of state leaders discussing the impact of cuts to the education budget.

4/3/2012

When Omri Shefet started at East Side Middle School two years ago, as a sixth grader, he felt quite small.

4/3/2012

Promising that “turmoil and inconsistency will come to an end,” Kansas City Superintendent Steve Green agreed to a two-year contract today to become the district’s permanent leader.

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