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The Fight Over A Failing Chicago High School

By just about any definition, Walter H. Dyett High School has failed.

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Mich. Schools Offer Virtual Learning Centers

With time comes change and with change comes growth. Through the years education and technology have been changing and schools have been growing to encompass these new changes. With locations in Ashley High School, St. Louis, Fulton and St. Johns, several mid-Michigan schools provide new virtual learning centers.

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Plan Filed in Court to End Tucson District's Desegregation Case

The latest plan to bring an end to TUSD's desegregation case was filed in court Friday and outlines steps the district must take to free itself of federal oversight.

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Less State Funds for Education Impact Locally

The state of Mississippi spending less money on local school districts in recent years could result in a reduction in how much it is legally obligated to provide K-12 education in the coming years.

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Education, Community Outreach Converge at Library

For Bob Carson, professor of geology and environmental studies at Whitman College, the eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980 was a chance to teach and learn from witnessing an active volcano in the backyard of his own state. Carson shared that knowledge Wednesday at the Walla Walla Public Library, where the children's section became a virtual classroom.

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Special Education Expert to Speak Nov. 19

Ellen Chambers, widely considered one of the state’s top special education advocates, will be at Upper Town Hall in Holliston, Mass. on Monday, Nov. 19, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. to explain the basics of special education advocacy and provide information parents should know in order to work knowledgeably with school personnel.

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Education on Texas Lawmakers' Agenda for January

Texas Republicans will go into the 2013 legislative session with much of the same agenda as last year: Tackle government spending, tighten immigration laws and discourage abortion.

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Music Education Group to Remain in City Through 2023

Music for All, an Indianapolis-based music-education not-for-profit with nationwide reach, announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with the city to keep its headquarters, staff and events in Indianapolis through 2023.

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Will Education in Indiana Return to the Backwaters?

In another column, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is credited for “taking Indiana from the backwaters of education reform in America to the forefront.” Voters apparently didn't agree.

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Locals React to Education Election Results

Now that voters have overturned all three Students Come First laws, educators are left with a lot of unanswered questions. Voters voiced strong opposition to Propositions 1, 2 and 3 during Tuesday’s election.

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