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6/20/2012

6/20/2012

South Dakota education officials expect to get a waiver this month from the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Law.

6/18/2012

6/18/2012

Hermosa View Elementary and Hermosa Valley School both earned coveted 10-10 ratings, ranking them among the top 10 percent of schools statewide as well as the top 10 percent of schools when compared to similar schools, according to public school test-score-based rankings released Thursday by the state Department of Education.

6/15/2012

6/15/2012

South Bay and Peninsula schools continued to demonstrate their academic might, dominating the top tier of elementary schools in test-score rankings released Thursday by the California Department of Education.

6/15/2012

The California Department of Education has just released its latest round of public school rankings, from 1 to 10, based on how well students performed on standardized tests they took more than a year ago.

6/12/2012

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

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

6/4/2012

6/4/2012

This is the time of year when the lists of best high schools in the United States are published. For anxious consumers, the number of lists can be daunting.

5/30/2012

5/30/2012

The Obama administration freed eight states from core provisions of the No Child Left Behind education law, bringing to 19 the number of states granted waivers this year, and officials said that even more states would soon qualify for them.

5/29/2012

5/29/2012

When Greg Sumlin looks at the incoming kindergarten class at East Elementary School in Littleton, he sees a group of English learners who need immediate, intensive instruction — in small classes where teachers can give them individual attention.

5/24/2012

5/24/2012

Mitt Romney proposed a significant restructuring of the American education system, one that would revamp the funding formulas, encourage more charter schools, and revive the debate over how poor and disabled students choose the schools they attend.

5/22/2012

5/22/2012

Arizona education officials are floating the first draft of a new set of science standards, and the public has until June 1 to comment.

5/17/2012

5/17/2012

Higher levels of education in the U.S. correlate with longer life expectancy and less obesity, according to the government’s annual health report.

5/16/2012

5/16/2012

After conceding that poor communication with teachers could have contributed to an unprecedented drop in writing scores statewide, the Florida state Board of Education voted to lower the passing mark for the test.

5/16/2012

Daily operations and classroom lessons will not feel different to students returning to Massachusetts schools this fall when the No Child Left Behind waiver goes into effect.

5/16/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed the education reform bill into law during a formal ceremony.

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