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College Readiness Test Part of Three-Year Program

A new college awareness, readiness and education initiative aims to better prepare area sophomores for college.

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Obama Proposes $1B for Science, Math Teachers

The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students’ achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.

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It's Time for Utah Schools to Improve, Return Autonomy for Teachers

The 1983 publication of A Nation at Risk was intended to create significant improvements in public education.

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Schools Grapple with Bullying

The bullying epidemic continues, even as a multi-pronged crackdown by states and educators gathers steam.

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Lansing Schools Need Heroic Effort

School districts surrounding Lansing are doing a brisk business in transfer requests for the coming year, a point worth noting for everyone with a stake in the Lansing School District.

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Wake County Schools Mirror Nationwide Track Record

Wake County Schools mixed up year-round tracks which forced hundreds of students to be marked down as absent. Parents were confused when school officials contacted them over their absent children.

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Miss. Schools Fight Against Obesity

Mississippi has a major obesity epidemic and the state is fighting back - starting with children.

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Study: Ind. High School Students Scores No Better on ACT

A study published this week in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching covering thousands of Indiana high school seniors from three graduating classes finds that students at schools showing consistent improvement on the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress exam performed no better on the ACT science and math college entrance exams than classmates from declining schools.

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Ill. Schools Promote Healthy Eating Habits Through Grant

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced Monday that 267 schools in Illinois will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) during the 2012-13 school year.

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