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Rescue plan for Philadelphia schools: Many ifs, but...

This much is clear: An unusual array of political and business leaders helped craft the latest version of a rescue plan.

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Judge rejects claim that yoga in schools is religious instruction

A San Diego Superior Court judge Monday rejected a claim by parents in the Encinitas elementary school system that teaching yoga in the schools is an improper attempt at religious indoctrination.

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David Cittadino named new superintendent of Old Bridge (N.J.) schools

Replacing Interim Superintendent Timothy Brennan, Cittadino received a three-year contract, expiring in June 30, 2016.

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Nylajean McDaniel named new superintendent of Cleveland Heights-University Heights (Ohio) school district

Douglas Heuer will step down from his position as superintendent of the school district on June 30. He will be replaced with Nylajean McDaniel, who currently serves as the district’s director of human resources.

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Lewis Ferebee named new superintendent of Indianapolis schools

Lewis Ferebee, a 39-year-old school administrator in Durham, N.C., is the Indianapolis Public School Board's choice to be its next superintendent.

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Report: Only fraction of NYC schools producing bulk of students ready for college

It isn't easy to graduate prepared for college — unless you come from one of the city’s select high schools, according to a new report released by the United Federation of Teachers.

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Radical reform: iPad schools seek to transform education

Plenty of schools use iPads. But what if the entire education experience were offered via tablet computer? That is what several new schools in the Netherlands plan to do. There will be no blackboards or schedules. Is this the end of the classroom?

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Kevin Maxwell officially named CEO of Prince George's County schools

For years, the Prince Georges County Schools have struggled with test scores, student safety and a host of other issues.

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20 years later charter schools closing achievement gap

Charter schools are driving education reform in Massachusetts. Now is not the time to retreat from the reforms on which our success was built.

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The real work lies ahead after high school graduation

My daughter acknowledged that – for her – earning a high school diploma meant she didn't drop out or flunk out. The real work lies ahead.

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