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11/29/2011

11/29/2011

Teach for America is doing all in its power to give students in Miami a better education.

11/28/2011

11/28/2011

EPS, School Specialty’s Literacy and Intervention division, announced that its Academy of MATH online intervention program is now endorsed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) as a comprehensive intervention software tool designed to supplement existing math curriculum.

11/18/2011

11/18/2011

Beginning this week, nine states that were the runner-up finalists from last year's Race to the Top competition can apply for a portion of the $200 million Race to the Top round three fund.

11/17/2011

11/17/2011

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman and National Center of Education and the Economy President Marc Tucker painted a bleak picture of America's future at a promotional event in Washington, D.C., yesterday.

11/15/2011

11/15/2011

More students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools scored in the proficient or advanced ranges for reading and math in the 2010-2011 school year than did four years ago. That’s according to the seventh annual Report to the Community on Public School Progress in Pittsburgh, released by A+ Schools, an education advocacy group.

11/15/2011

Twenty years of reform efforts and programs targeting low-income families in Chicago Public Schools has only widened the performance gap between white and African-American students, a troubling trend at odds with what has occurred nationally.

11/2/2011

11/2/2011

New test scores show the nation's fourth- and eighth-graders are doing the best ever in math, but schools still have a long way to go to get everyone on grade level. In reading, eighth-graders showed some progress.

10/31/2011

10/31/2011

A study released this week shows that Common Core State Standards in English and mathematics for K-12 education, adopted by Florida last year, align with five comparison standards considered “good indicators of college and career readiness.”

10/26/2011

10/26/2011

California's elementary school teachers find little time to teach science, and when they do, they feel ill-prepared and ill-equipped, according to a new study.

10/25/2011

10/25/2011

As Congress continues its rewrite of the No Child Left Behind law, there is one proposed change that should draw overwhelming approval. That's the mandate — added to the bill last week by a Senate committee — to require U.S. public schools to teach environmental literacy.

10/17/2011

10/17/2011

The 120 elementary school children sat so quietly and intently that you might have assumed this was a mass detention period.

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