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Mo. Education Officials to Test New Evaluations

Missouri education officials will be testing a new teacher evaluation system in the upcoming school year.

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Stalled Push to Close Charter’s Disabled-Student Gap

As a new federal report found that charter schools aren’t enrolling as many special-education students as traditional public schools, legislation designed to address that imbalance in New York remains stalled.

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Commentary: Cyber School Law Lacks Accountability

School is out for summer, and in 2013, as many as 150,000 Michigan students may not go back. Their classes will be conducted online, and the quality of their education is likely to suffer for it.

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Charter Schools Still Enroll Fewer Disabled Students

Charter schools in most states continue to enroll proportionately fewer students with disabilities than traditional public schools, a new government report shows.

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New Venture Fund to Focus on CPS Education Reform

A new venture fund devoted to education reform efforts in Chicago's public schools is being proposed by a group of civic leaders under the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

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New Venture Connects US Teachers Online

Discussing education reform at Stanford University last year, the leader of one of the nation's largest teacher unions decided to turn the tables and ask a question of the audience.

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Confidence in US Public Schools at Record Low

A new poll says that confidence in U.S. public schools has dropped to the lowest level in nearly four decades.

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Notes From the Education Underground

The U.S. is stress-testing Herbert Stein's law like never before, but maybe the economist's famous dictum—trends that can't continue won't—is being vindicated in education.

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For Most U.S. High Schoolers, STEM Knowledge Is Only Skin Deep

American teens are adept at conducting scientific experiments, but only if they don't stray beyond the basics, according to assessment results released Tuesday by the National Center for Education Statistics.

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American Medical Association Wants Obesity Education Taught in Schools

The American Medical Association wants schools to include a yearly curriculum aimed at preventing obesity for public school kids and teens.

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