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Debate Continues Over Private School Choice Program

One of the least talked about issues on the campaign trail this year is education - specifically whether the government should provide vouchers or tax breaks to parents who send their kids to private school.

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Upper Dublin School District Food Service Goes Healthy, Loses Money

A detailed presentation on how the Upper Dublin School District Food Service is faring in its attempt to serve more healthy foods dominated the school board’s Sept. 10 meeting.

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All Public High School Juniors Would Take ACT in 2014-15 Under Evers Proposal

Wisconsin would pay for all public high school juniors to take the ACT college admissions test starting in two years as part of a $7 million budget initiative State Superintendent Tony Evers announced Wednesday.

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A Superintendent’s Look at the Chicago Teacher Strike

Longtime school superintendent Randall Collins, Executive Director of the District Administration Leadership Institute shares professional insights on the Chicago teacher strike with Odvard Egil Dyrli, District Administration’s executive editor.

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Devices in Education: it's All about Improving Outcomes

When looking at the use of technology in education, it's important to focus on improving outcomes.

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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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Nampa (Idaho) Schools Allow Use of Volunteers as Subs

A school district in southwestern Idaho is allowing the use of community volunteers as substitute teachers to help offset a $2.8 million budget shortfall.

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Governor, Educators, Business Leaders Agree: Grow Iowa's Economy by Growing STEM Education

Growing Iowa’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics education will grow Iowa’s economy. That was the message at a STEM town hall meeting on the University of Northern Iowa campus Tuesday.

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Westerville (Ohio) Schools, Lawyer, Join Tax-Repeal Lawsuit

The group of residents trying to repeal a Westerville schools tax had hoped they could keep their Ohio Supreme Court case between just them and the Franklin County Board of Elections, which tossed the repeal from the ballot early this month, court records show.

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NJ Schools Prepare to Implement New Teacher Evaluations

New Jersey’s plans for having a statewide teacher evaluation system in place by 2013-2014 goes full throttle this year, with every school district in the state being required to start putting the key pieces in place.

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