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Philadelphia's "Servant-Leader" Superintendent


William Hite Jr. is ready for new urban challenges

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Schools Look to Add Virtual Course Options

With more students, fewer teachers and less money, school systems are searching for ways to stay competitive with what they offer students.

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Lawmaker Looking at Ways to Bring New Charter Schools to State

With the number of students in Utah's charter schools growing steadily, a Utah legislator is considering a law that would allow educators to pursue new types of charter schools, rather than wait for them to be proposed.

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Education Board: Letter Grades Won't Work

State education board members assured teachers Wednesday that the Education Department's proposal to give teachers letter grades will not be part of South Carolina's performance-based evaluation system, which is set to start statewide in 2014-15.

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Topeka Area Schools Insist Science Still a Priority

Pressure to meet mathematics and reading targets was so high in recent years that some Kansas elementary schools sacrificed science lessons to focus on those subjects, a survey found.

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New Career Programs Presented to School Board

Thursday’s Calvert County Board of Education meeting featured two presentations on programs the school system is implementing to focus on student career readiness.

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School Board to Tfrom Budget due to Revenue, Enrollment Overestimates

Revenue overestimates and fewer students than anticipated are necessitating a budget adjustment in the Columbia School District.

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Hudson School District to Meet with Public to Find Space Solutions

The Hudson School District is asking residents to help generate ideas for long-range space solutions for its middle school and high school.

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State Board Assails Georgia Cyber Academy

State Board of Education members blasted Georgia Cyber Academy officials Tuesday, saying the online school is failing to meet the needs of its special education students.

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Uprooted in Storm, Students Endure Trek to Class

Life for the students of Rockaway Park — among the 33 schools that remain severely damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy — has been upended. Many have been scattered across New York City, with relatives or in shelters.

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