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6/12/2012

6/12/2012

Alaska's education commissioner said that the state plans to take the steps needed to seek a waiver from provisions of the federal education law No Child Left Behind.

6/12/2012

New York City set a record in 2011 as 65.5% of its high-school students graduated in four years, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

6/12/2012

Next fall, 15 technology students from Hermon (Maine) High School will take part in a pilot program that will allow them to earn college credits while working towards their high school diplomas.

6/12/2012

The Pennsylvania Department of Education kicked off Summer Food Awareness Week, June 11-15, by reminding families of the services provided by the Summer Food Service Program.

6/12/2012

The Louisiana Association of Educators says it also will file a lawsuit to throw out a set of education changes that Gov. Bobby Jindal pushed and state lawmakers passed.

6/11/2012

6/11/2012

With the nearest speech language pathologist more than 30 miles away in the town of Chico, the Glenn County Special Education Local Plan Area turned to PresenceLearning to provide adequate coverage for their students needing services.

6/11/2012

Tales2Go, the leading provider of streaming audio books for kids, is pleased to announce it has been selected as a finalist by Cynopsis Media for their 2012 Kids !magination Award for Best Educational App.

6/11/2012

The Rhode Island Association of School Committees has endorsed eBOARD as a tool to help school system leadership teams work more efficiently in aligning their limited resources and time with their strategic plans, meetings, policies and evaluations.

6/11/2012

Hatch and Teaching Strategies, LLC have partnered to align Hatch’s iStartSmart computer learning system with Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment system.

6/11/2012

The average income of Americans differs by state, county, city and ZIP code, obviously. At each level, the amount residents earn every year impacts available government services, health and overall quality of life. This is especially true when education is examined by school district. 

6/11/2012

Public school districts will be encouraged in the upcoming months to consolidate or share administrative services in order to free up more money for the classroom, Gov. Mary Fallin said Friday. Oklahoma has 522 school districts, and that’s too many, Fallin told newspaper publishers and editors attending the Oklahoma Press Association’s annual convention.

6/11/2012

Utah is making big strides in getting more high school students to graduate, although not all agencies agree on how to measure those strides.

6/11/2012

A temporary fix to the state school funding formula will mean a loss of about $54,660 to the Washington School District next year, but officials say it could have been much worse.

6/11/2012

Arizona's largest school district has a building-repair crisis.

6/11/2012

He steered into the high school parking lot, clicked off the ignition and scanned the scraps of his recent weeks. Crinkled chip bags on the dashboard. Soda cups at his feet. And on the passenger seat, a rumpled SAT practice book whose owner had been told since fourth grade he was headed to the Ivy League. Pencils up in 20 minutes.

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