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6/18/2012

6/18/2012

Some lawmakers are pushing for a one-year moratorium on virtual charter schools so this new brand of instruction can be researched.

6/18/2012

Columbus fifth-graders come to school nearly every day. But roughly half of them can’t pass their math, reading and science exams.

6/18/2012

Solar power has long been touted for its environmental impact. But now it has a new role: saving teachers' jobs.

6/18/2012

President Barack Obama's call for states to raise the minimum age at which students can drop out of high school seems about as popular as a homework assignment on Friday afternoon.

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.

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