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Poorest Minneapolis schools still have greenest teachers

Seniority's role eased, but least-experienced teachers are still concentrated in the highest-poverty Minneapolis schools.

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Chicago Public Schools has 3 schools on 'turnaround' list

After closing nearly 50 schools last year, Chicago Public Schools officials are taking a measured approach on school actions this year, placing just three schools on track to have their staffs overhauled because of subpar performance.

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Speak Up 2013 findings show growth in flipped classroom implementation

A quarter of administrators identified flipped learning as having a significant impact on transforming teaching and learning while 75 percent of middle and high school students agree that flipped learning would be a good way for them to learn, according to new findings from Speak Up 2013.

VMP Launches new large flat panel

Video Mount Products is launching its new FP-LWAB large flat panel wall mount with tilt and articulating capabilities at 2014 ISC West, held in Las Vegas, Nev. from April 2-4.

The never-ending controversy over all-girls education

It's extremely tricky to prove scientifically whether or not single-sex schooling is effective.

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Denver Public Schools considers longer days for more schools

Across Denver Public Schools, the idea of having an expanded school day has grown as an improvement for more than just turnaround and innovation programs who needed more time to help struggling students.

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Charter schools in wealthy areas at center of NYC battle

New York state law requires charter schools -- publicly funded but privately run -- to improve student achievement, especially among those “at risk of academic failure.” Still, Success Academy, the nonprofit that is the city’s biggest charter chain, is opening schools in wealthier neighborhoods like Union Square, where the median household income was $103,198 in 2012, about twice the city median, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

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Two principals sue Columbus schools over data-tampering firings

The two Columbus principals who sued the school board, current and former superintendents and many others yesterday seek vindication, their jobs back and at least $400,000 each.

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Thousands of preschool students face suspension

Even preschoolers are getting suspended from U.S. public schools — and they're disproportionately black, a trend that continues up through the later grades.

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