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Some North Carolina high schools delaying report cards or individual grades

The state Department of Public Instruction hasn’t finished translating into suggested letter grades the scores of more than 25 state Final Exams taken by high school students during the past month.

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New York state education chief clashes with Gov. Cuomo over pre-K costs

New York City Mayor de Blasio and backers of his tax-the-wealthy plan for pre-K quickly seized on King’s remarks, made during a legislative budget hearing.

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Colorado Education Association lawsuit seeks to undo reforms

While nothing has been filed in court, the lawsuit likely will be on behalf of teachers from Denver Public Schools who lost their jobs after the district introduced a pilot program based on Senate Bill 10-191, also known as SB191.

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Children trapped in schools and on buses in rare Atlanta snow storm

Sixteen hours after leaving school in a bus, some Atlanta-area students were still making their way home. Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said “several hundred students at nine schools are sheltered in place.”

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Obama reaffirms old education promises in State of the Union address

Much like his 2013 address, Obama called on state and federal legislators to invest in early childhood education, as a way to build up the economy and the nation's academic standing.

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Report: 250 million school age kids can't read

At least 250 million of the world's 650 million primary school age children are unable to read, write or do basic mathematics, according to a report Wednesday commissioned by the U.N. education agency. The report found that 130 million are in primary school but have not achieved the minimum benchmarks for learning, and almost 120 million have spent little or no time in a classroom, including 57 million youngsters who are not attending school.

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Cleveland will have less state help in building new schools than expected

The Cleveland school district won’t be able to build as many new schools as the district had hoped, after a new projection shows the number of students in the district falling faster than earlier predictions.

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Auditor general to give Pittsburgh schools another look

A year after then-state Auditor General Jack Wagner released an audit of Pittsburgh Public Schools, his replacement, Eugene DePasquale, stood beside new Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Monday to announce the auditor general will review the school district again.

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Camden, N.J. schools superintendent unveils strategic plan

The plan includes proposals for a universal enrollment system and a broad partnership with charter school networks that are already on their way to serving half of Camden’s students within the next five years.

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Ohio district played 'fast and loose' with data, auditor finds

Columbus city schools played "fast and loose" with attendance data, grade changes and other records and documentation, according to a report released Tuesday by Ohio's auditor.

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