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4/16/2012

4/16/2012

This week, a team from the Alabama Department of Education will replace the Birmingham Board of Education as decision makers for the state's fourth-largest school system.

4/16/2012

While Gov. Bobby Jindal and his legislative allies celebrate the passage of sweeping changes to the state’s public-education system, some local teachers and teachers-in-training say they fear for the future the reforms have created.

4/16/2012

We applaud The News Journal’s coverage of movements engaging students in STEM studies to prepare for life’s work and citizenship in Delaware. 

4/16/2012

In New York City, where even seats in public schools can be the rewards of a Darwinian contest, the tutoring industry has found a whole new lode to mine.

4/16/2012

Arizona has “shut the door” on preschool programs by making funding cuts that leave a bleak educational future for the state’s children, according to a report released.

4/16/2012

Versed in special needs matters, teacher contracts and construction matters, RHS grad Gina Damasco wants to give back to the NJ community she said has given her so much.

4/16/2012

The New Hampshire Senate Education Committee is weighing the House's version of a plan to give businesses a tax credit for donating to scholarship organizations to send students to private or public schools.

4/13/2012

4/13/2012

A miscalculation at the State Office of Education has led to a $25 million mistake in Utah’s education budget for next school year — and the resignation of two top finance officials.

4/13/2012

Lean finely textured beef, the low-cost ammonia-treated beef additive with the unappetizing nickname “pink slime,” will be out of some area school cafeterias next school year.

4/13/2012

The state Department of Education put New Jersey’s most troubled schools on notice Wednesday, ordering administrators and educators to cooperate with state intervention and improve student performance or face serious consequences.

4/13/2012

At a time when suburban school districts are pushing back hard against taking over the state's share of teacher retirement costs, many are paying thousands of dollars — sometimes hundreds of thousands — in penalties for giving big raises to administrators and teachers and driving up pensions.

4/13/2012

As schools are hard at work adding more whole grains and boosting fruits and veggies to revamp school lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch guidelines, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about.

4/13/2012

Twenty-three of the Camden school district's 26 schools have been rated among the worst in New Jersey and have been designated to get state intervention, according to the results of new state accountability system review.

4/13/2012

School Improvement Network is releasing a series of videos that describe the best ways to stop bullying at school.

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