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High School Vocational Education On the Upswing, Instead of Traditional Colleges

With student debt growing and a mismatch between unemployed Americans' skills and the required expertise for available jobs, vocational education could be gaining steam, and high schools are rethinking whether they should usher students toward something other than traditional colleges.

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Startups Are About To Blow Up the Textbook

A raft of startups is using open-source materials in an attempt to transform learning - terrifying traditional publishers.

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The Victims of the Education Sequester: Special-Needs Students and Poor Kids

Thanks to Washington's budget showdown, our neediest kids will see the deepest cuts.

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Students Rating Teachers

Assessing quality requires measures beyond test scores.

Bullied Student Sues Two N.J. Districts

A teenager who was allegedly subjected to years of bullying is now suing the Hunterdon Central Board of Education and Flemington-Raritan Board of Education.

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Ohio Schools Working on Adding Electives During Teachers Strike

As the district's teachers hit the picket lines for the start of their third week on strike, not much has changed outside the schools.

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NSBA Urges Supreme Court to Protect Employers from Unnecessary Lawsuits

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has filed an amicus brief in an employment case asking the U.S. Supreme Court not to hamper school districts’ abilities to discipline or fire employees.

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ASCD Selects Wash. Deputy Superintendent and Md. Teacher as 2013 Outstanding Young Educators

At ASCD's 68th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Chicago, Ill., Joshua Garcia, deputy superintendent of Tacoma Public Schools in Tacoma, Wash., and Ryan Twentey, a photography teacher at Parkville High School in Parkville, Md., were announced as winners of the association’s prestigious 2013 Outstanding Young Educator Award (OYEA).

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