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10/17/2013

10/17/2013

That’s one reason why Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis is joining with the national advocacy group Fight Crime: Invest in Kids to push Congress to pass a $75 billion proposal that would provide states including Mississippi with resources to create, strengthen, and expand quality state preschool to serve low- to moderate-income 4 year-olds nationwide.

10/17/2013

Teachers, secretaries and other aides could receive training from nurses to administer the EpiPens, the most common self-injectable form of epinephrine. The auto-injectors contain adrenaline and treat anaphylaxis, a life-threatening, body-wide allergic reaction.

10/17/2013

A family of four would pay about $400 more each year, she said. Since most families get tax refunds, those would typically be smaller.

10/17/2013

Now, it seems, the state is giving the green light not only to the standards but also to related exams that students will have to pass to graduate from high school. But it is not providing additional funding to implement the mandates, and educators in Philadelphia and other cash-strapped districts say their students are being set up for failure.

10/17/2013

The program is designed for families to join their toddlers as they interact with other children age 5 and younger. It can be as beneficial for parents as well as their children, as Flocken learned.

10/17/2013

Under a revised plan, all 650,000 students in the Los Angeles Unified School District would have iPads to use by the end of 2015 rather than the original target date of 2014. Principals and certified teachers at all of district campuses would have the extra time to attend orientation programs on the use of the devices.

10/16/2013

10/16/2013

Almost half the youngsters most affected by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school shutdowns did not enroll this fall in the new schools where officials planned for them to go, records from Chicago Public Schools show.

10/16/2013

Denver Public Schools is at a crossroads: The district can double-down on Superintendent Tom Boasberg's reform efforts, or move toward a more traditional model that could place a moratorium on new charter schools in the district.

10/16/2013

Oregon high school students are broadly dissatisfied with their public education experience, saying school isn't challenging enough, too many teachers are careless or incompetent and too many students are falling through the cracks, a new survey found.

10/16/2013

More than half of Wyoming’s schools failed to make sufficient progress toward federal proficiency goals last school year, according to a report released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education.

10/16/2013

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will take another look at the longer elementary school day and a controversial late-dismissal schedule launched two years ago, Superintendent Heath Morrison said Monday.

10/16/2013

State lawmakers are pushing for answers against a new form of bullying and it starts with asking a question: what is cyberbullying?

10/16/2013

Lake County parents whose children lost school-bus service because of budget cutbacks this year soon will be able to pay for their kids' bus rides to school.

10/15/2013

10/15/2013

With early admission deadlines looming for hundreds of thousands of students, the new version of the online Common Application shared by more than 500 colleges and universities has been plagued by numerous malfunctions.

10/15/2013

"It's called "leveling" – the process the Philadelphia School District uses in mid-October to shift teachers based on enrollment fluxes. In the past, the district often hired more teachers to resolve problems of overcrowded classrooms.

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