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Duncan Applauds Colorado School Reforms

If you want to talk about schools, the top guy to talk to is Arne Duncan. Tuesday morning, he met with about 400 students, teachers, parents, and community leaders in Denver to have a conversation about fixing slumping schools.

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Meryl Streep Makes a Second $10,000 Donation in Honor of Viola Davis

For the second time this week, actress Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 for the benefit of a R.I. educational program dear to her friend, Central Falls native Viola Davis.

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New Study Finds School Choice Does No Harm to Public Education

Public schools throughout the country are not harmed by school choice programs as most of their costs are flexible and can change with student enrollment, according to a new report issued by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

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26 States Seek Relief from NCLB

More than half of all states applied by this week's new deadline to be freed from the most strenuous requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, the Education Department said Wednesday.

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Union Hijacking of Charter Schools

If you can’t beat them, take them over. That seems to be the new union strategy on charter schools.

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K-12 Education ‘Parent Trigger Bill’ Passes Florida Senate Subcommittee

The GOP-sponsored Parent Empowerment in Education bill, also known as the “Parent Trigger bill” for K-12 education, passed a state Senate subcommittee Tuesday. The bill was filed by Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Ft. Myers.

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6-Year Chicago High Schools to Open in Fall

Some Chicago students will leave their high schools equipped with a diploma, a degree and a promise of a job interview.

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Court Nullifies Schools Move In Bridgeport (Conn.)

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that state officials violated the law last summer during a takeover of the Bridgeport public school system.

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Addressing Alarming Student Safety Trends

To help school leaders address student safety, Awareity has released their latest Executive Briefing, 12 Tips for School Leaders in 2012. 

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Major Breakthrough in Teaching Decoding Skills for Learning to Read

Certified Learning System announces the release of Read Quick-Learn Quick 3-Step System for decoding words. 

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