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Bill Would Allow N.C. Schools to Use Lottery Money for Technology

School districts would be able to use lottery funds to buy technology devices and wire schools under a bill that cleared the House Education Committee Tuesday.

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Ill. District to Cut Chinese Language Program

The Chinese language program for Arlington Heights School District 25 elementary school students, started in 2009, is being eliminated.

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Thirty Years Later: A Nation Still at Risk?

This April marks the 30th anniversary of the controversial Reagan-era report “A Nation at Risk”—and little has changed since.

Baltimore Schools to Monitor Administration of High School Assessments

The Baltimore school system will begin monitoring the administration of the High School Assessments this year, expanding on a measure that began in 2011 after a series of cheating scandals in the district's elementary and middle schools.

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Glendale (Calif.) Schools Increasing Security

After several recent incidents, the school board moves to equip all schools with security cameras and panic buttons, among other measures.

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How Oregon Can Restore Strong Schools

As legislators convene in Salem, they're taking the first steps toward achieving Oregon's bold education goal.

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Better Charter Schools in New York City

From a national standpoint, the 20-year-old charter school movement has been a disappointment—but New York City's experience continues to be an exception.

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Nation’s Principals Release Evidence-based Policy Solutions to Federal Lawmakers

Representatives of the country’s 95,000 public school principals gathered on Capitol Hill from February 25-27 to deliver a strong message to federal lawmakers as they consider the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Higher Education Act, and other pieces of federal education legislation.

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Two Outstanding Women Educators Receive AASA 2013 Women in School Leadership Award

Deputy superintendent Ann Blakeney Clark of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (NC) Schools and Harriet R. MacLean, Principal of James B. Davidson Middle School, San Rafael, Calif., today received the American Association of School Administrators’ 2013 Women in School Leadership Award.

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