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Maine Gov and Education Commissioner Unveil Education Plan

Gov. Paul LePage and his education commissioner today unveiled a plan they say is designed to "revitalize" Maine's education system.

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Arne Duncan: Evaluations Allow Teachers to 'Be Treated as True Professionals and Not Interchangeable Cogs'

Teachers are being treated as true professionals and not as interchangeable cogs in an educational assembly line because of evaluation plans called for in the Obama administration’s Race to the Top program, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says.

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Obama Creating African-American Education Office

President Barack Obama is creating a new office to bolster education of African-American students.

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Pinellas School Board Chooses Three Superintendent Finalists

After rejecting a last-minute push to pursue a more aggressive search for a new schools chief, the Pinellas School Board picked three finalists.

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Top-Ranked Virginia High School Slapped With Civil Rights Complaint

Getting into Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is like winning the lottery, Suzanne Rheault, CEO of the test-prep company Aristotle Circle, told U.S. News in April, calling the No. 2 ranked Best High School the "MIT of high schools."

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Plan for Holding Private Schools Accountable in Voucher Program Wins Board Approval

The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved a new set of academic standards Tuesday for private schools participating in Louisiana's expanded voucher program.

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Report Gives W.Va. Education Low Marks

An annual report on the well-being of West Virginia children gives the state's education system low marks, ranking it 47th in the nation.

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Evans Newton Announces New Leadership Course to Help School Leaders Use Data to Impact Student and Teacher Performance

Blended learning course helps leaders use learning walks and other sources of data to improve student achievement, increase teacher effectiveness.

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ETA hand2mind Launches Core PD

ETA hand2mind has launched Core PD, a professional development and teacher coaching solution that engages educators in discovery-based, hands-on learning.

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Edmodo Unites Teachers From Around the World at EdmodoCon 2012

Edmodo announced the presentation topics selected for EdmodoCon, the company’s second annual virtual educator conference that will be held on August 8. 

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