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Fla. lawmakers consider implementing new education reforms

Sweeping changes the Florida Legislature has made to education in recent years are likely to come to the forefront again during the upcoming session as lawmakers grapple with their implementation.

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Black kids receive a grossly fraudulent education

A voucher system would empower black parents to remove their children from high-cost and low-quality public schools and enroll them in lower-cost and higher-quality nonpublic schools.

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‘Education reform’ dies, which is just as well

The big problem with education has been the long decline not in the caliber of teachers but the caliber of students.

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What next for proponents of education choice?

North Carolina’s grants were open to exploitation by almost anyone claiming to run a school, with virtually no oversight.

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Education lotteries redistribute wealth from the poor to the rich

Regardless of one's opinion about gambling, the fact remains that poor families make up a disproportionate number of lottery players while most honor roll students come from middle income families and up.

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N.M. district right to try magnets to attract mid-schoolers

Under the theory that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Albuquerque’s charter school movement should feel complimented that the state’s largest school district is considering creating magnet middle schools that mirror some of its success stories.

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Rebuilding Milwaukee’s schools and communities

There is an inherent link between strong public schools, healthy communities and a vibrant democracy. In Milwaukee, all are endangered.

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New partnership to combine music curriculum and mobile reading

Reading Rainbow (RR) and Kindermusik International (KI) are partnering to combine KI’s research-based musical learning curriculum with RR’s mobile reading service in a digital library available on tablet devices with new digital content.

Classroom tech seen as loophole in ban on junk food ads in schools

While many schools have banned use of personal gadgets in class, others now encourage it. Ads may pop up in the course of those classroom Web activities, or during the social media checking and Web browsing done between classes.

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