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Race to Top Grants Not Worth Costs, Ohio Officials Say

Requirements tied to federal Race to the Top education grants have become more work than the money is worth, some Ohio school districts say.

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Md. Considers Later Start for High Schools

It is 6:45 a.m. and Severna Park High School freshman Chelsea Rogers has a decision to make: skip the most important meal of the day or skip the school bus.

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Immigration Costs Miami-Dade Schools $22 Million a Year

As lawmakers in Washington consider changes to immigration laws, Miami-Dade public school officials want them to know just how much their policies are taxing South Florida’s classrooms.

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Driver's Ed: How the DMV Could Make Teens Learn About Money

As a parent, I would never dream of handing my car keys to a teenager who hasn't first completed a driver's education class.

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School Districts to State - Ohio Needs Stable Funding

Last month, Gov. John Kasich made waves with his school-funding proposal. The waves have not ceased ... and local districts are still bobbing up and down in rather deep troughs.

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Workforce Ready from Kronos

Manage essential workforce information in one platform – with one employee record and one simple user interface.

25 Big Ideas About Online Learning in 25 Minutes

A panel of experts weighs in on what you need to know before implementing blended or online learning.

Education: A Right and Obligation

This right is explicitly stated in the United Nations’ “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” adopted in 1948. It is well proven that education is a powerful tool by which economically and socially marginalized adults and children can lift themselves out of poverty and participate fully as citizens. In Kansas, the constitutional responsibility for adequate funding of public education rests with our state government. Each year, elected policymakers debate about how this obligation should be fulfilled.

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Funding Education in Washington State Requires More Taxes

Everyone in Olympia is talking about how important education is these days. With a mandate from the state Supreme Court, the McCleary v. State ruling puts policymakers on the hook to find a way to fully fund basic education by 2018.

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