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6/18/2012

6/18/2012

The debate over public school reform often ends up in court.

6/18/2012

What would it take to explore an alien spacecraft at the bottom of a lake and rescue 20 abducted town folks before the National Guard steps in?

6/18/2012

Legislators this year thought they had fixed a $436 million grant program intended to raise up the state’s poorest school districts, but you can’t convince folks in rural Calhoun County that they succeeded.

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.

6/18/2012

There's a battle being waged for Pennsylvania's schoolchildren.

6/15/2012

6/15/2012

Many children in Chicago Public Schools will go from having the shortest school days in the nation to some of the longest this fall, a move that some experts say is needed to help push the struggling system ahead in student achievement.

6/15/2012

In a new study, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute recommends Common Core 360 as one of the most effective tools for schools to save money as they implement the CCSS.

6/15/2012

With the support of the PTA, schools can purchase Promethean products, and the company will match the amount raised by the PTA, up to $3,800 for the purchase of qualifying products.

6/15/2012

CompassLearning announced the 2012 summer version of CompassLearning Odyssey, which includes expanded content control, course and grade management and more than 400 new activities.

6/15/2012

E2020 Inc. announced the launch of Virtual School Services, which provides districts and schools with the ability to create their own virtual learning programs.

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.

6/15/2012

The founder and governing board of three controversial Oakland charter schools could face a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, misappropriation of funds and other illegal activities outlined in an official audit report released Wednesday.

6/15/2012

New Jersey's plan to fund schools will end up hurting not only Bloomfield students but others across the state, a panel agreed Tuesday.

6/15/2012

The State Board of Education voted Thursday morning to intervene in the daily operation of the Birmingham school system and might eventually seize direct control of the system's troubled finances.

6/15/2012

The Fort Worth school district will pay a former school district employee $135,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit, and the district will reinstate her to her job.

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