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Western Union Foundation and Discovery Education open doors for high school students with new career readiness initiative

The Western Union Foundation, Discovery Education and the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) have announced the launch of Open Doors: Unlock Your Future, a new online destination providing high school students, educators and families with high-quality tools and resources to help students prepare for their future through in-depth career exploration.

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The four ways to really fix education (that no one wants to hear)

If this generation of Americans is the first not to live better than the previous one, it may be because it is the first generation in memory to not have achieved more education.

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4 Oklahoma school districts to receive $800K to build storm shelters

The Shelter Oklahoma Schools endowment was established at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation following the May 2013 storms that impacted central Oklahoma.

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Federal student loan profits help Sec. Duncan cut spending to lowest level since 2001

By effectively subsidizing half of the U.S. Department of Education's total operations -- spending that encompasses programs ranging from early childhood learning to aid for colleges -- the profits have reduced the agency’s total cost to U.S. taxpayers to the smallest amount since 2001.

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Jury finds girls, parents liable in teacher's defamation suit

The jury awarded $362,653 in compensatory damages to former Catholic school physical education teacher John Fischler after finding the families spread false statements that he inappropriately touched kids.

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Great teachers don't always want to become principals

Is there a way for teachers to make more money and advance in their careers without leaving the classroom?

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Lousiania school vouchers must be monitored to ensure integration, U.S. says

Federal lawyers say that after 25 years of working together, Louisiana has largely stopped cooperating with the federal government on efforts to ensure racial equality in schools.

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Wyoming schools can paddle students, but don't

According to data gathered by the Office of Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Education, no Wyoming students were paddled in 2006, the last time statewide data was released. Nationally, there were 223,190 students disciplined that way that year.

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ACLU: 1 in 10 Pa. public school students given suspensions

Pennsylvania's 500 public school districts have dramatically increased their reliance on disciplinary practices like out-of-school suspensions and expulsions, study finds.

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Voters says too much testing in NY schools

A majority of New Yorkers believed there is too much testing in schools, but voters were closely divided on the new controversial Common Core curriculum, a poll Monday found.

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