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9/26/2013

9/26/2013

A Fordham Institute analysis of report card results for districts and charters concludes that charter schools even in Ohio's eight largest districts usually perform worse than that city's district – with Cleveland as the only exception.

9/26/2013

The Chester County District Attorney's Office became aware of the texts during an investigation of the Coatesville Area School District, Chester County DA Tom Hogan told ABCNews.com.

9/25/2013

9/25/2013

Campuses in five Los Angeles County school systems were stripped of their scores on the state's Academic Performance Index over claims of cheating, other misconduct or mistakes that affected the handling of standardized tests.

9/25/2013

In a grim reminder that mass shootings have become a fact of life in America, school districts across the USA this fall are opting for more locked doors, more visitor check-ins and more surveillance equipment.

9/25/2013

Cami Anderson’s contract was renewed by the state several weeks ago but she continues to face a torrent of criticism, including a recent no-confidence vote from the city’s advisory school board and a city council resolution halting all new school changes.

9/25/2013

Portland Public Schools officials are recommending pulling $10 million from its capital bond reserves to expand two of its three high school projects.

9/25/2013

State education officials are preparing to field test an online exam that appears poised to replace the MCAS student achievement test, but some Board of Elementary and Secondary Education members have questions about the switch.

9/25/2013

Eleven Maryland schools have earned a prestigious 2013 National Blue Ribbon designation, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced Tuesday.

9/25/2013

The Clark County School District, the fifth-largest in the nation, is faced with a student crowding issue at many of its elementary schools, which are estimated to be about 15 percent over capacity this year.

9/24/2013

9/24/2013

School shootings remain uncommon, and Miami-Dade County schools officials insist the campus is the safest place for any student.

9/24/2013

Even if they come from affluent families or attend highly rated schools, black students in Ohio continue to lag far behind their white peers in school, according to an analysis of data from state standardized exams.

9/24/2013

Cassidy Lynn Campbell takes crown at Marina High School in Huntington Beach just over a month after the state's governor signed a law to aid transgender youth in public schools.

9/24/2013

The recently resigned superintendent and an athletic director in the Coatesville Area School District exchanged numerous racist text messages about staff and students in June on school-issued cellphones, according to the Daily Local News in West Chester.

9/24/2013

Many staff members and parents were concerned that the formal head count, taken once school began, would lead to more cuts for schools that were already hurting from staff and program reductions prompted by the new budgeting system, a $1-billion projected deficit and ballooning pension payments.

9/24/2013

Despite having more freedom over curriculum, budgets and staffing than traditional public schools, the majority of Milwaukee's independent charter schools are not meeting performance expectations, according to statewide report card results for 2012-'13.

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