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New Report Shows U.S. Lagging on Education Indicators

A new report shows that Americans are lagging behind their peers in education, but are still reaping big benefits from their diplomas.

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Report Gives W.Va. Education Low Marks

An annual report on the well-being of West Virginia children gives the state's education system low marks, ranking it 47th in the nation.

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A Running Start for ELLs

Early learning is key, but some states are not making it a priority.
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Bernanke Champions Early Childhood Education

Educating children starting at an early age increases their opportunities and benefits the larger economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a video prepared to be shown Tuesday.

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Recommended Reading for District Leaders

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Gregg Calls for Early Child Education Program

Indiana should join the vast majority of states in paying for pre-kindergarten programs, Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg said.

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Oversight for Preschool Special Education

New York State’s program of special education services to prekindergarten children with learning, developmental or other disabilities clearly needs stronger oversight. The program has been beset by rising costs, conflicts of interest and outright fraud in private companies providing these services.

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Vacaville (Calif.) Unified School District to Offer Transitional Kindergarten

With the state finally funding the program, transitional kindergarten classes will be offered in Vacaville (Calif.) Unified School District this coming school year, which begins Aug. 16.

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Michigan Public Schools To Take Common Education Approach

A coalition of business leaders says Michigan’s economic future depends on preschool accessibility for children at risk.

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Education Experts Disagree on Importance of School

When Greg Sumlin looks at the incoming kindergarten class at East Elementary School in Littleton, he sees a group of English learners who need immediate, intensive instruction — in small classes where teachers can give them individual attention.

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