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America’s school leaders visit Capitol Hill

At a time when reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act is moving forward, superintendents from across the country met with members of Congress last week on Capitol Hill to discuss pressing issues facing our nation’s schools.

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Stamford (Conn.) schools still working on agreement with Justice Dept.

Five months after the city learned that its public school system is being investigated by the Department of Justice for failing to provide adequate resources for non-English-speaking students, it appears the school district is taking some action.

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Off-duty police officers allowed to carry guns to Green Bay schools

Some Green Bay area school districts are signing agreements with local police departments saying it’s OK for off-duty officers to carry guns to school events.

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Will Michigan change its mind on Common Core standards?

The debate brews Tuesday, when the first of several legislative hearings will be held by a subcommittee tasked with making a recommendation to the Michigan Legislature on whether to halt the common core here or continue to move forward.

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California holds out against Obama's education vision

California has defiantly refused to follow the administration's lead in grading the performance of teachers and using those measurements to reward the best teachers and punish the worst.

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Charter schools — a report card

What can the education world conclude about charter schools after their first couple of decades in existence? Something so simple that it's almost earth-shattering.

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Wallington (N.J.) principal is named new superintendent

The Wallington Board of Education promoted from within and voted to appoint Principal James Albro as the new superintendent of schools.

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Muhlenberg (Pa.) appoints new superintendent

Dr. Joseph Macharola was almost at a loss for words. "I look forward to serving the community here in Muhlenberg," Macharola said to the Muhlenberg School Board.

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Luke Ontiveros named new superintendent of Snowline School District (Calif.)

The Snowline School District has named former assistant superintendent of human resources Luke Ontiveros as the district’s new superintendent.

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Beware, Colorado 'education' tax hike might not actually do much for schools

Politicians, including Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, want voters in November to approve a massive, historic and permanent billion-dollar-a-year tax increase that will raise income tax rates of middle-class wage earners from 4.63 percent to as high as 5.9 percent.

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