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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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Poor Sacramento neighborhoods face uphill struggle to reverse school closures

The schools that were closed were indeed cited as underperforming, but what they lacked most of all were surrounding neighborhoods with political muscle.

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Assessing blame for failing St. Louis schools

The current mess involving unaccredited school districts threatening to send bus-loads of children to school districts where they will be unwelcome is as much about the failure of our political system as it is the failure of our educational system.

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Broward County (Fla.) schools fall behind in digital education

Students in Broward County's public schools may be graduating without the digital know-how they need to succeed in college and the workforce.

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Arizona to give schools $8.4M for safety

The Arizona Department of Education will disperse about $8.4 million for schools to pay for school-resource officers, security upgrades and emergency planning, after receiving approval Thursday from a legislative oversight committee.

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Signing of bill quickens possible state takeover of Kansas City schools

Gov. Jay Nixon signed a bill that will give the state the chance to begin a possible takeover once the law takes effect Aug. 28.

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