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Gov. Rick Scott Touts Additional School Funding at Pinellas County Stop

Student performers, scientists and mathematicians at Carwise Middle School gave Gov. Rick Scott a firsthand look at how an additional $1 billion in education funding could help them achieve their dreams.

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April “Financial Education Month” in Pennsylvania

With the hope of encouraging Pennsylvanians to better understand their personal finances, Governor Tom Corbett has declared April to be “Financial Education Month” in the state.

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Okla. State Board of Education Places 6 Schools on Low-Performing List, Tables Action on 7th

The Oklahoma Board of Education approved six public schools Monday that must work with the state Department of Education to improve student performance.

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Iowa Senate Passed Education Reform; Hurdles Ahead

The Iowa Senate passed its version of education reform, a significant step in what is becoming a legislative melee to find agreement between the governor and both parties in the final weeks before lawmakers go home.

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Department of Education Funds Four-Year Research Evaluation of Mathematics Online Tutoring System

SRI International, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), and the University of Maine have received a $3.5 million award from the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education to evaluate the effectiveness of an online tutoring system for mathematics homework.

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School Vouchers Prompt Court Fights in US

Students like Delano Coffy are at the heart of brewing political fights and court battles over whether public dollars should go to school vouchers to help make private schools more affordable.

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Report Details Latino Education Gap Nationwide

Just 16% of California Latinos have college degrees compared with 39% of all California adults, an education gap for Latinos that is reflected widely across the country, according to data compiled by a nonprofit research and advocacy group.

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Using data to predict and improve student outcomes


California district uses the Measured Progress DATAWISE platform to link district and state assessments, help teachers target interventions

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Marketing Sells Meals! Suggestions for Your National School Lunch Programs


Get tips for improving school meal programs while adhering to USDA and Dietary Guideline. Plus, make your National School Lunch Program meals appeal to students.

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Ark. Superintendent and Calif. Teacher Selected by ASCD as 2012 Outstanding Young Educators

Matt McClure, superintendent of Cross County Schools in Cherry Valley, Ark., and Liliana Aguas, a teacher at Leconte Elementary School in Berkeley, Calif., were announced as winners of ASCD's prestigious 2012 Outstanding Young Educator Award.

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