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7/23/2012

7/23/2012

A new Connecticut law allowing local and regional boards of education to establish a charter school within their district has Torrington officials making plans to bring a magnet school into Torrington High School within a year.

7/23/2012

Caught in a maze of federal student aid issues? Need help? The United States Department of Education announced on July 20th, 2012, the launch of a fresh, streamlined website and several, social media tools, all designed to make it easier for students and families to navigate the financial aid process and make informed decisions about paying for college.

7/23/2012

A judge signed a temporary restraining order today telling the Birmingham Board of Education that it must stop interfering with the state school superintendent's takeover of the school system, as a new front opened in the legal battle between state and Birmingham school boards.

7/23/2012

Oklahoma school district leaders were expecting to see the same funds as last year during the upcoming school year, but a state Department of Education announcement this week delivered some unwelcome news.

7/23/2012

The Georgia Department of Education says it’s freezing the disbursement of certain federal funds to the Dougherty County School System until the district resolves allocation and expenditure issues.

7/23/2012

A waiver from key provisions of the No Child Left Behind law provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform education in South Carolina, said state schools Superintendent Mick Zais. 

7/20/2012

7/20/2012

With insight from Chartwells, Levittown Public Schools continues to focus on increasing nutritious school meal offerings to students in their school dining centers.

7/20/2012

The K12 technology group of Pearson has just included PossibilityU, innovator in college counseling in its ISV Program.

7/20/2012

The release plans to support an interactive mobile application, Blackboard Collaborate Mobile, scheduled to be available later this summer.

7/20/2012

Educational Testing Service is proud to announce that the Rhode Island Department of Education awarded a contract to ETS and its subcontractor, Teachscape.

7/20/2012

The Ankeny (Iowa) School District has filed a lawsuit against its former superintendent, claiming he misled officials about whether he had a new job lined up when he negotiated a $176,000 exit agreement.

7/20/2012

Connecticut's high-stakes standardized test scores show incremental improvement for elementary school students, mixed results for high school students and a slight narrowing of the state's yawning achievement gap between low- and higher-income students.

7/20/2012

It's supposed to be an educational SWAT team to help schools as they phase out of existence.

7/20/2012

Indiana should join the vast majority of states in paying for pre-kindergarten programs, Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg said.

7/20/2012

The retired Supreme Court justice is all business as she walks into our meeting room. But inside, she’s got the heart of an educator.

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