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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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Judge Backs Using Student Achievement to Evaluate L.A. Teachers

In a tentative ruling that could potentially transform California teacher evaluations, the Los Angeles Unified School District was ordered Monday to use students' academic achievement in reviewing instructors.

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Calif. District Uses iPads to Help Teachers Deliver Quality Physical Education to Students

Sweetwater Union High School District is bringing iPad use to the PE classroom through the use of iPad-enabled SPARK curriculum.

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Entertainment Cause Marketing Offers New Digital Products for Fundraising

Entertainment Promotions is introducing their first “all digital” discount and promotion products available for school fundraising – Dining Advantage and the Entertainment.com Savings Membership.

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Principals as Instructional Leaders


But can they do it all? And at what cost?

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