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Parents furious over Florida school's surprise 'active shooter' drill

An unannounced “active shooter drill” at a Florida middle school left teachers and students frightened and confused, and has angered parents who say police and administrators terrified their children.

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Ohio teachers staying close to home

Teachers may leave for larger districts, but it was usually because the school they left for was their hometown school.

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N.Y. announces 10 new school tech partnerships

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the second round of the New York State Pathways in Technology Early College High School partnership awards, known as P-TECH.

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In Mississippi, lack of school nurses a threat to health, education

More than 21 percent of families lack health insurance, more than a three percentage point increase from last year. Yet every day, more than 12,300 students across Mississippi attend school in a district with no nurse.

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ISTE launches Project ReimaginED

Developed in collaboration with the National Center for Literacy Education and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) Project ReimaginED is a new social learning community for teacher and technology coaches to collaborate real time to develop lessons that align to the standards.

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Push across the finish line on preschool

Educators are pleading for help to address the huge challenges associated with meeting the needs of tens of thousands of at-risk kids.

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Understanding how charter schools help, not hinder, education

Too few of our modern-day state leaders appreciate the absolute role they must play in bringing about substantive change in America’s schools.

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Teaching our children can be a profession

For decades, we've let virtually anyone with a college degree become a teacher. According to Sandra Feldman, then-head of a national teachers union, this approach is "disastrous."

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Best free education money can buy

By retreating from the state’s century-old commitment to an “absolutely free public education,” the Department of Education has opened the door to a two-tier educational system, one that offers enhanced educational opportunities for those who can pay for them and inferior ones for those who can’t.

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N.J. Senate panel clears bill to have state study starting school day later

The state Senate’s education committee endorsed a bill that would direct the New Jersey Department of Education to study the idea of requiring middle and high schools to start their days after 8:30 a.m. and the positive and negative impacts on districts and families.

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