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Florida Education Leaders Will Make State Test Tougher to Pass

Florida is poised to ratchet up its standardized testing system, making it tougher for students to pass key math and reading exams.

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Most Wisc. Education Unions Pass Recertification

The majority of bargaining units representing teachers across Wisconsin voted to recertify last week, even in light of extensive limits to their bargaining abilities due to legislation approved by Gov. Scott Walker last spring.

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Education Would Get a Long-Awaited Boost in Utah Gov. Herbert's Budget

Educating Utah's young people is the focus of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s budget recommendations for the coming year.

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Measuring the Impact of Historic Texas Education Cuts

Since well before the 2011 legislative session began, one question has dominated conversations about Texas' budget cuts to public education: How will they affect public schools?

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Opinion: How to Rescue Education Reform

The debate over renewing No Child Left Behind, the education reform act that will be 10 years old in January, has fallen along partisan lines even though school improvement is one of the few examples of bipartisan cooperation over the last decade.

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Teacher Aid is First Piece of Obama's Jobs Plan to Get Senate Vote

Senate Democratic leaders have settled on which piece of President Barack Obama's jobs plan they want to move on first: $35 billion for state and local governments to rehire teachers, police and firefighters.

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Support for Iowa Schools Plan Elusive

To successfully overhaul the state’s education system, Iowa needs champions in the Legislature and communities that are willing to push for sustained changes, some state leaders say.

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California Schools Scrambling to Add Lessons on LGBT Americans

Many are flummoxed about how to carry out a new law requiring California public schools to teach all students, from kindergartners to 12th-graders, about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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Student Bashes Administrators, Gets Disciplined

A court case upholds administrators’ rights to discipline a student who used derogatory language on a blog, but questions arise.

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