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Thirteen Oakland (Calif.) Schools to Lose Teachers, Report Says

This year, 14 teachers are being moved to other schools, a process known as "consolidation," because fewer students enrolled in a particular school than the district expected, the Oakland school district has reported.

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Chicago Students Return to School After Strike

Chicago Public Schools returned to their classrooms Wednesday with pay raises on the horizon after a seven-day strike, but details on how the cash-strapped district would pay for them remained scarce.

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Is Higher Education Out of Reach for Your Kids?

My daughter is 3 and tells me she wants to be a doctor. ... I realize that it’s a long road between preschool and med school. But I love the idea of her professional achievements surpassing mine and my husband’s (and having a doctor in the family in my golden years).

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Opinion: Ed Schools vs. Education

If our kids learned as much in school as Canadian kids do, we'd increase our gross domestic product by about $50 trillion over the next 80 years, estimates Eric Hanushek of the Hoover Institution.

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Q&A: City Youth Commissioners Talks About Teen Job Shortage

As the Journal reported, New York City teens are facing a tough job hunt this summer, competing with experienced, more educated adults for jobs as well as thousands of other teens for limited spots in public programs.

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Mobile App Pilot Sparks Interest in STEM

Students produced three components for their culminating project: a business plan, a working mobile app, and a strategy to bring the app to the Android market.
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Innovation in Virginia's K12 Education

One of the most important components of economic development is making sure that we have a well-educated, qualified workforce to fill the new jobs coming to and being created in Virginia.

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Widening Participation to an International Baccalaureate Education

A new IB Career-related Certificate program will pair academic rigor and international focus with technical training.
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6-Year Chicago High Schools to Open in Fall

Some Chicago students will leave their high schools equipped with a diploma, a degree and a promise of a job interview.

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