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Tech Classes Cut Despite Demand

Nicollette Spooner has known since she was a little girl that she wanted to be a beautician, but her long-term plan has met some near-term challenges.

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Michigan School District is Candidate for Takeover

Michigan officials on Wednesday declared the Highland Park School District in a financial emergency, a step that could lead to a state takeover of the school system.

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Get the full scoop on refurbished computers.


See how districts are getting more technology into their schools with refurbished computers.

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Improving educator effectiveness: What works?


This web seminar will feature a rich discussion among district practitioners and thought leaders who are actively testing and uncovering solutions.

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Jon Huntsman Hands Out iPads at New Hampshire Charter School

Students at a New Hampshire charter school got a lesson in politics Tuesday from Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman.

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New Year Brings New Attacks on Evolution in Schools

The new year is bringing new controversy over teaching evolution in public schools, with two bills in New Hampshire seeking to require teachers to teach the theory more as philosophy than science.

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WP Carey, Education Philanthropist, Dies

William Polk Carey, who made a fortune in real-estate finance and donated tens of millions of dollars to improve U.S. business schools, has died. He was 81.

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First Day Back to School, Districts Watch for Transfers

Winter break ended in many school districts around the metro on Tuesday, and many district leaders wondered if the new year would bring in a flood of new students hoping to transfer out of Kansas City, Missouri’s troubled district to the suburbs.

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Connecticut Teachers Release Plan For Education Reform

Teachers who are members of the Connecticut Education Association are putting forth their ideas on helping students achieve.

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Study: More Education Increases IQ Score

Staying in school really can make you smarter.  A new study from Norway finds that students who remain in school longer than their counterparts have higher IQ scores.

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