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Committee of ND Education Officials Favors Applying for Waiver from NCLB

A committee of North Dakota education officials has voted in favor of applying for a waiver from the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

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Governor’s Order Overhauls Career, Technical Education in Kentucky

In a move to help produce the skilled workforce businesses require today and in the future, Gov. Steve Beshear on Tuesday signed an executive order that will overhaul the state’s career and technical education (CTE) system.

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Former Pearson, Schoolnet Executive Appointed President of CORE ECS US Education Division

CORE Education and Consulting Solutions, Inc. (CORE ECS), a leading global education company providing assessments, interventions and content solutions for districts and states serving Pre-K, K-12, Employability, Special Education and Higher Education sectors, today announced that Nicole Neal has been appointed President of their Assessment and Solutions Division.

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Wipro Partners with UMass Boston to Launch Fellowship Program on Science Education for US School Teachers

Wipro Ltd and the University of Massachusetts Boston jointly announced the launch of a 12-month fellowship program in the US to train 120 school teachers over three years, with the aim of fostering excellence in science education among students from disadvantaged areas of Boston and New York.

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Brush School District Celebrates TCAP Test Scores

The school year has barely started, but even so, administrators in the Brush School District already are looking at test scores.

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School District Releases Statement on Bus Issues

The Clark County School District is responding to hundreds of complaints by parents frustrated over transportation issues.

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Seven Camden Schools Complain Over Downgraded GCSE Marks

Seven secondary schools in Camden are demanding that Conservative Education Secretary Michael Gove rethinks the “devastating” impact of downgrading hundreds of English pupils at their schools.

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Rural School Districts Receive Grants Of Up To $25,000

Monsanto announced today at the Farm Progress Show that 176 school districts in 35 states have been selected to receive grants of up to $25,000. The America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will invest $2.3 million in rural schools across the United States during the 2012-2013 school year.

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LA School Districts Fail To Comply With State's Anti-Gay Bullying Law

A California law requiring school districts to update their anti-harassment and anti-bullying policies has been seemingly ignored by five Long Beach area school districts, according to a Long Beach Press-Telegram investigation.

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Clearfield School District Moves Toward Consolidation

The Clearfield Area School District decided to move forward with plans to close the middle school and Centre and Bradford elementary schools and will hold a public hearing on the closures in October.

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