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Douglas County (Colo.) Teachers Union - School District Negotiations Without Violence

Attending a public negotiating session one afternoon last week between the Douglas County, Colorado school district administration and the American Federation of Teachers Union was an eyeopener that revealed union attitudes.

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Key vote on N.H. Education Funding this Week

From Pittsburg to Salem, every New Hampshire resident who has a child in public schools or pays property taxes has a stake in Wednesday's House and Senate votes on a proposed constitutional amendment that would largely overturn the landmark 1997 Claremont II court decision on school funding.

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Alabama Education Leaders Looking at Implementation of School Grading System, Incentive Program

Alabama education officials are still reviewing a new law that establishes a statewide system for grading public schools and provides cash incentives to schools that improve their students' performance.

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Louisiana Makes Bold Bid To Privatize Public Education

Louisiana is embarking on the nation's boldest experiment in privatizing public education, with the state preparing to shift tens of millions in tax dollars out of the public schools to pay private industry, businesses owners and church pastors to educate children.

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Modesto (Calif.) Schools Reorganization Includes Special Education

The key change in Modesto (Calif.) City Schools' administrative reorganization involves folding special education programs into the educational services division.

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In Lists of Best High Schools, Numbers Don’t Tell the Whole Story

This is the time of year when the lists of best high schools in the United States are published. For anxious consumers, the number of lists can be daunting.

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Texas State Board of Education Poised for Change

These folks have been running for places on the 15-member Texas State Board of Education, which sets parameters for what public schoolchildren are supposed to learn, highly influencing the content of textbooks purchased all over the state and beyond.

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Advertising in Schools Becoming More Common

Financially struggling schools nationwide are increasing the volume of advertising that children see in the halls, at football games and even on their report cards.

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Geography for a Flat World


Schools are only beginning to prepare students for a changing landscape

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The Fifth Annual Constructing Modern Knowledge Conference, July 9-12th


This conference provides educators with an opportunity to learn through the creation of complex projects in a technology-rich environment, supported by top educational innovators. The institute includes a reception at the famed MIT Media Laboratory.

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