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With Ed Law Waived, 'Focus is No Longer on Test'

Georgia and nine other states last week were released from requirements of No Child Left Behind, a landmark federal education law some say created a national testing craze by requiring students meet increasing academic goals year after year.

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Indiana Panel OKs Overhaul of School Grading System

Sweeping changes to Indiana's A-to-F ranking standards for public schools have been approved despite complaints that the new rules are too complex for schools and parents to understand.

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Controversial Grading Policy Aims to Give Students Second Chance One Georgia District

The Lowndes County Board of Education has implemented controversial new rules that aim to give students a second chance to earn better scores.

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St. Louis Schools are Near Accreditation, Supt. Tells State Board

St. Louis Schools Superintendent Kelvin Adams showed the Missouri Board of Education data Tuesday indicating the city's school system is just a few students shy of receiving the academic point needed to regain accreditation.

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No Disabled Student Left Behind

We have made major strides over the past decades in improving educational levels of students with disabilities.

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Are You an Old School or a Bold School?

The time is now for some serious reinvention for schools.

Going Mobile: Stop the Technology Bashing!

Stop repeating the reasons for the bashing.
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Malloy Outlines Broad Principles for Education Reform

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today outlined six broad principles that he says will guide the debate on education reform next year, including "intensive interventions" by the state in troubled school systems and a lighter bureaucratic touch at successful ones.

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Training on Track, Communication Lacks, Nashville Schools Told

A national panel of education experts is lauding Metro school leaders for creating a cooperative culture, effectively training principals and using data to make decisions.

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Student Data Project Moves Ahead in N.Y.

New York is moving forward with a plan to build a database to track the academic lives of students statewide, restarting a process halted by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli over privacy concerns.

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