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Conn. Governor Signs Education Reform Into Law

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed the education reform bill into law during a formal ceremony.

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Conn. House Approves Education Overhaul Bill 149-0

Connecticut lawmakers have given final legislative approval to a wide-ranging bill that attempts to overhaul the state's public education and attempt to close one of the nation's largest achievement gaps between rich and poor.

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Cuomo Forms Panel to Make 'Action Plan' for Education

Declaring that “government has failed to do what government should be doing,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo moved to assert his influence over New York State’s education policy, appointing a former Citigroup chairman to lead a new commission charged with improving student performance.

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Florida School District Officials Accused of Racism

A federal lawsuit against a Florida school district alleges two black women who scored well on an adult skills test in 2010 were accused of cheating because, they were told, "you people don't score that high."

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Education Reform in Mississippi: Hopes and Possibilities

Substantial educational change will never occur in Mississippi until its citizens decide that enough is enough and make a commitment to change, no matter what it takes.

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Philly School District Officials: What We Have Doesn't Work

School Reform Commission Chairman Pedro Ramos was blunt in a news conference announcing that the Philadelphia School District's current structure will essentially be blown up.

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Empowering Students With Digital Reading

New products are designed to improve aptitude, fulfill Common Core State Standards, provide unlimited access to online libraries and bring 21st-century learning into the classroom.

Malloy’s Achievement Gap Crusade

Gov. Dannel Malloy proposed a sweeping education reform bill calling 2012 “the year of education” in Connecticut.

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Arizona Failing to Adequately Support Preschool Education

Arizona has “shut the door” on preschool programs by making funding cuts that leave a bleak educational future for the state’s children, according to a report released.

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