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Chicago Faulted on Learning Disabilities

In a complaint filed on Monday with the Illinois State Board of Education, a nonprofit advocacy group says Chicago Public Schools have repeatedly failed to evaluate children with disabilities and move them into special education preschool programs.

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Threat Prompted Lockdown of Steubenville (Ohio) Schools

All district schools in Steubenville, Ohio -- center of a highly charged teen rape case -- were under precautionary lockdown for about 90 minutes Tuesday because of a shooting threat made on social media, WTOV-TV reports.

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Calif. Schools Flunk Education Group's Ratings

California is sorely lacking when it comes to school reform, failing to adopt policies to limit teacher tenure and use student test scores in teacher evaluations, according to a rating of states issued Monday by a high-profile education advocacy group.

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Racial Divide Seen in Miss. Debate Over Charter Schools, Reform

This winter, charter supporters will make their fifth attempt in five years to bring charters to Mississippi, one of a dwindling number of states without a real charter school law.

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A Son’s Fears and a Father’s Response

Starting to feel safe again after the Sandy Hook tragedy.

NYC DOE Marks Total Of 26 Schools For The Chopping Block

The city on Tuesday expanded its list of more schools headed to close or phase out due to poor performance.

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Looking to implement iPads in your district?

View the on-demand presentation from Steve Johnston, Director of Academic Technology at Archbishop Riordan High School and Chris Koeneman, Vice President of Sales in the Bluesocket Business Group of ADTRAN, for advice on how to make the most of these devices.

Making sense of blended learning

The principles of successful digital integration into classroom instruction are at work in Wade King Elementary School

Calif. Sees Flexibility as Key to Keeping Good Teachers from Leaving

The goal is to attract and retain the most qualified educators, according to Assistant Superintendent James Lovelace.

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Threatening Signs Removed from Del. Playground

Before Milford families could get to the jungle gyms, sliding boards and rock-climbing walls at the Lulu M. Ross and Mispillion elementary schools’ playgrounds, they were greeted by signs.

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