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There’s a thin line between entertainment and education

In today’s world of flashing screens and iPods, entertaining is partially what the education system needs to be — sometimes just to keep up.

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Is it better to have a great teacher or a small class?

A new report suggests that students are better off in a larger class taught by an excellent instructor.

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Is New York's charter school era waning?

With Bill de Blasio’s incoming administration talking about capping the number of new charter schools, the city's pro-charter era could be ending.

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Matthew Zalaznick's picture

The four ways to really fix education (that no one wants to hear)

If this generation of Americans is the first not to live better than the previous one, it may be because it is the first generation in memory to not have achieved more education.

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Federal student loan profits help Sec. Duncan cut spending to lowest level since 2001

By effectively subsidizing half of the U.S. Department of Education's total operations -- spending that encompasses programs ranging from early childhood learning to aid for colleges -- the profits have reduced the agency’s total cost to U.S. taxpayers to the smallest amount since 2001.

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Great teachers don't always want to become principals

Is there a way for teachers to make more money and advance in their careers without leaving the classroom?

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ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Indiana Gov. Pence: Education is a shared responsibility

The governor created the Center for Education and Career Innovation, an approach to the education and workforce preparation pipeline that breaks down the silos that exist between K12 schools, higher education and workforce development.

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Evan Marwell: 40 million kids waiting for future to download

Some countries outperform the United States in reading, math and science because they understand you need to be wired to get hired. That's why President Barack Obama has announced ConnectED to connect 99 percent of American students to high-speed broadband within five years.

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Discouraging report card reinforces need for rigorous educational goals

Something has to be done to better ensure that today’s children will be able to compete on the global platform of tomorrow.

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There's no place for bickering on the N.C. school board

Our Cleveland County school board has enough problems to deal with. It should not lower itself to in-fighting. Last week's elections saw two new members named to the school board and two incumbents returning. But it appears, for some, the campaigning and mud-slinging aren't over.

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