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Opinion: A School Too Far: Is School Choice Unraveling Education Reform In New York City?

It would appear that when students don't attend school, they don't get educated in ways that are productive for them in particular, and society at large.

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Immigrant Children Lag Behind, Posing Risk

The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.

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Finance Expert Testifies in Kansas School Case

The second week of a trial over the way Kansas funds its public schools opened Monday with testimony from a Rutgers University expert who said a “suitable education” involves more than just proficiency in math and reading.

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Hammond Ind. Schools Laying off Nearly 100 Teachers

A northwestern Indiana school district has told nearly 100 teachers that they might be laid off as yet another of the state’s large districts faces big staffing cuts.

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Anger, Frustration Envelop Philadelphia Schools

The school system's chief recovery officer was trying to explain how broke the district is, but no one could hear him.

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Why the Education Bubble Will Be Worse Than the Housing Bubble

Absent congressional action, the interest rates on federally subsidized student loans will double to 6.8 percent on July 1.

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San Francisco Schools Introduces Expanded Budget

San Francisco Unified School District officials will unveil a $361.5 million budget for the 2012-13 school year at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday.

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The Moral Imperative for Education Policy

It has been two years since the administration’s Race to the Top education competition was implemented, and scholars, advocates, practitioners and journalists are asking whether the program has been effective.

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Mich. May Urge Schools to Rethink Zero-Tolerance Rules for Students

Long concerned by what they say is an alarming rate of suspensions and expulsions in Michigan schools, members of the state Board of Education are set to act today on a resolution that would call on schools to rethink their zero-tolerance policies.

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N.Y. Court: Agency Can't Probe School Civil Rights

The New York State Division of Human Rights lacks jurisdiction to investigate students' civil rights complaints against their public school districts, the state's top court ruled Tuesday.

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