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Education Reform Targets Unions in Minnesota

On Monday, the Minnesota Senate passed a bill that would allow schools to take into account performance evaluations of teachers in addition to seniority while making layoffs.

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NYC High School Admissions Letters Go Out to Students

Statistics on the city’s high school admissions process were released on Wednesday, but Thursday is the day many eighth graders will learn — from letters home, from guidance counselors, from calls from their parents — which school, if any, opened its doors to them.

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Indiana School Districts Chosen for Teacher Pay Pilot

Randolph Central Schools will be among the first districts in the state to develop a new performance-based pay structure for its teachers.

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N.C. Board of Education Approves 3 Triangle Charters, 9 Statewide

The State Board of Education has approved nine new charter schools in North Carolina.

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DeKalb Schools Facing $41 Million Shortfall

A DeKalb County schools spokesman confirmed March 1 that the system will need to cut money slated for school projects to close a recently-discovered $41 million hole in the budget.

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Cleveland School Board Budget Gets OK

Cleveland City Schools employees are scheduled for a 3 percent salary increase for the coming year if the Cleveland City Council approves the school system’s budget request of $38.9 million.

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More Blacks and Latinos Admitted to Elite New York High Schools

The number of black and Latino students who were accepted at one of eight highly selective high schools in New York City increased from last year, according to admissions statistics released on Wednesday by the city’s Education Department. The uptick for the two groups reverses a years-long decline in admissions to the schools, where admittance is based on a single test.

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Archipelago Learning’s Study Island Introduces Product Enhancements and Common Core Benchmarking Program

Archipelago Learning announces the launch of its latest enhancements for award-winning Study Island, a web-based instruction, practice and learning program built from individual state testing standards.

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New Vocab-U-Sounds Fun Sheets From Super Duper Publications

Super Duper Publications has introduced Vocab-U-Sounds Fun Sheets, a new reproducible workbook and printable CD for ages 5 to 11 (grades K to 5).

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Shmoop Returns to Middle School With Great Reads

Shmoop, a digital publishing company, now offers the best stories in Young Adult Literature.

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