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VINCI and NAESP partner to support principals in early childhood education

This partnership will produce resources supporting effective leadership practice in pre-K to grade 3 (PK-3), including integrating blended learning and technology in the early years, and creating professional development to build the capacity of principals leading schools that serve children from age three to grade three.

NEA and AASA Executives Call on Congress to Get Serious About Investing in Education

A recent NEA analysis revealed, and a report by AASA confirms, that the impact of the austerity approach falls unevenly, harming schools that rely more on federal funding for education, including students most in need of extra attention.

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There’s no shame in being an education reformer

Contrary to what you might read, education reformers are not all wealthy philanthropists. They are not pushing a corporate agenda to dismantle public education. They do not want to turn students and teachers into test-obsessed automatons. They are not anti-teacher.

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Former Dayton schools superintendent pleads guilty to embezzlement

William Gary Rye admitted taking approximately $193,149.22 in benefits he wasn't entitled to, U.S. attorney says, and will go to prison for 18-24 months in a plea deal.

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Dozens of LA Unified schools lack staff needed to run libraries

As many as 145 schools across L.A. Unified may have closed their libraries, and figures show schools and the district have hired only a fraction of the library aides needed to operate libraries in every public school.

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Oregon schools pack in most students per teacher in history, state says

Oregon's student-teacher ratios, long some of the highest in the nation, rose to dramatic new highs of about 22 students per teacher in 2012-13, the state reported.

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New Mexico students 2; education status quo 0

Last week a state district court judge threw out a wrong-headed challenge to the new state teacher evaluations that finally put student achievement front and center.

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NSBA Commends Innovative School Nutrition Bill that Offers Public Schools Added Flexibility

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) commends and supports new legislation that offers public schools added flexibility in meeting the mandates of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

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Arizona charter schools want an extra $135 million

The bid for more funding is getting a fight, not only from the state Department of Education, but also the Arizona School Boards Association.

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