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Two Houston Charter Schools Face State Probe

In case you missed the story in the Chronicle Sunday, we reported that the Texas Education Agency is reviewing two Houston charter schools, Varnett and Rhodes, where nepotism and conflicts of interest are commonplace.

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School District Solar Program in California Beats Goals

A Chevron representative believes Milpitas Unified School District has been a shining light for the one in three school districts within Santa Clara County now committed to or deploying solar power.

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Opinion by Rahm Emanuel: Building Better City Schools in Chicago

During my campaign for mayor, people would often ask me why I wanted the job.

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Dallas ISD Restructuring Leadership Staff

He has not officially taken the reins just yet, but incoming Dallas Independent School District superintendent Mike Miles is making big changes — starting at the top.

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Report: School Boards Play Important Role, Face Challenges

While well-known officials such as U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan may get a lot of national press, smaller, sometimes overlooked groups also have a huge impact on American education.

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Michelle Rhee, Education Activists Targeting U.S. Schools, Backed By Big Bucks

During her tumultuous three years at the head of the Washington D.C. public schools, Michelle Rhee set off a lot of fireworks.

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Health of U.S. Tied to Education Gap, Researchers Report

Higher levels of education in the U.S. correlate with longer life expectancy and less obesity, according to the government’s annual health report.

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Backer of Common Core School Curriculum Is Chosen to Lead College Board

David Coleman, an architect of the common core curriculum standards that are being adopted in nearly all 50 states, will become the president of the College Board, starting in October.

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School-Test Backlash Grows

The increasing role of standardized testing in U.S. classrooms is triggering pockets of rebellion across the country from school officials, teachers and parents who say the system is stifling teaching and learning.

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Gov. Brewer Vetoes Bill Making Changes to Online Education

Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday vetoed a bill that would have enacted sweeping changes to the state's online-education system.

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