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School Reform Commission to Decide Fate of Philadelphia Charters

The School Reform Commission is expected to decide at its Thursday meeting whether to accept staff recommendations not to renew agreements with three Philadelphia charter schools.

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Police Handcuff Ga. Kindergartener for Tantrum

Police in Georgia handcuffed a kindergartner after the girl threw a tantrum and the police chief defended the action.

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California's New Standards to Shift Learning

What students in California's public schools learn today is based on a framework created in 1997 that spells out when students learn multiplication, the states' capitals and other lessons.

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Why Education Department May Be Safe for Now, Even Though it's a GOP Target

The US Department of Education is probably safe, for now. No matter who wins in November.

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U.S. Behind in Preparing Math Teachers

Countries that are best at preparing their math teachers share several key conditions generally lacking in the United States, researchers say.

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NYC Deputy Chancellor Rodriguez Retires

After 34 years spent working in the city school system, Laura Rodriguez, the deputy chancellor for students with disabilities and English language learners, stepped down on Monday.

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Alec Baldwin, Ben Folds to Press for More US Arts Funding

Alec Baldwin visited the nation's capital on Monday to press for increased federal funding for the arts after government dollars were cut last year, saying such funding ensures the public affordable access to theater, dance and music.

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Maryland Congressman Sarbanes: Environmental Education Must be Priority

Maryland Congressman John P. Sarbanes says environmental education must be a national priority.

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Missouri: Central Baldwin Middle FCCLA Students Take State, Gearing Up for National S.T.A.R. Competition

After taking home eight medals in state competition last month, Career Tech Education students from Central Baldwin Middle School are gearing up for the national competition.

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Reform School on the Bayou

Governors of both parties have promoted education reform, but so far no one has delivered more than Louisiana's Bobby Jindal.

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