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11/1/2012

11/1/2012

Enterprise City School System is showing promise of closing the achievement gap between black and white students and poverty and non-poverty students, according to released date explained Tuesday by the school system’s Testing and Accountability Coordinator Dixie Lavender.

10/30/2012

10/30/2012

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has developed a new School Report Card for each public school which uses multiple measures of student learning.

10/26/2012

10/26/2012

More than 90 percent of schools across the state of Oklahoma received a grade of C or higher, with nearly 50 percent receiving a B.

10/26/2012

CIO Deb Karcher discusses how the district is using a new technology called geovisual analytics to enhance enrollment management and inform the most crucial district decisions.

10/24/2012

10/24/2012

Highly anticipated report cards released show most Wisconsin schools meet or exceed new, more stringent measurements designed to better evaluate their performance.

10/24/2012

Gov. Rick Scott wants to hold public school funding steady next year, expand charter schools, put a hold on new testing requirements for students and promises no "war on teachers."

10/24/2012

Strong and steady won the race for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, which recognizes large, urban school districts making gains in student achievement.

10/23/2012

10/23/2012

A two year-old overhaul of city special education programs has produced disappointing results, a new analysis shows.

10/19/2012

10/19/2012

A recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscientists found a correlation between a parent’s income and education level and the development of certain areas of their child’s brain that relate to learning, memory and stress processing.

10/17/2012

10/17/2012

The Board of Education’s goals this year focus on bridging the gaps.

10/12/2012

10/12/2012

A total of 32 local schools were among 595 statewide directed by education offi­cials to improve in the wake of new benchmarks aimed at reducing proficiency gaps between low- and high-per­forming schools, Virginia Department of Education officials said Wednesday.

10/12/2012

L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy has received a one-year contract extension, but was unable to achieve ambitious performance targets that would have triggered a salary bonus.

10/12/2012

Most Maine schools aren’t meeting goals set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act, according to an annual report released Thursday by the Maine Department of Education.

10/12/2012

California schools continued their steady gains in achievement, and for the first time more than half of them met the state's target score, according to California's annual index of school achievement released Thursday.

10/12/2012

When School Superintendent Brenda Hodges received word from the state that Mansfield schools were labeled as a “Level 3” district, based on MCAS performance, she knew that wasn’t the case.

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