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Oakland Schools' Officials May Face Criminal Probe

The founder and governing board of three controversial Oakland charter schools could face a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, misappropriation of funds and other illegal activities outlined in an official audit report released Wednesday.

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Calif. DOE Releases New Public School Rankings

The California Department of Education has just released its latest round of public school rankings, from 1 to 10, based on how well students performed on standardized tests they took more than a year ago.

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Chicago Pushes Longer School Day As Key to Achievement

Many children in Chicago Public Schools will go from having the shortest school days in the nation to some of the longest this fall, a move that some experts say is needed to help push the struggling system ahead in student achievement.

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North Carolina Schools Prepare for Curriculum Overhaul

What one school official calls an “ambitious alignment” will soon affect the county and state’s educational standards, assessments and accountability methods in an effort to meet the future expectations of student achievement.

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MontrealTeacher Shows Class Jun Lin 'Murder Video'

A Montreal teacher has been suspended after showing pupils a video said to show the murder of a Chinese student.

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A Michigan School Board Votes to Sell Trees to Raise Cash

A mid-Michigan school board has voted to sell some large, century-old trees near school offices to help plug a budget hole.

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Mitt Romney's Plan for Fixing Special Education

Last week, Mitt Romney released a white paper outlining his vision for education in America.

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Gates Foundation Responds To GSR Bracelets Controversy

A relatively tiny donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has created quite a stir over the past several days.

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Smartphones, Tablets to Be Put to Task in Brevard County Schools BYOD Pilot Program

Students will be asked to bring their personal iPads, laptops and smartphones to two Brevard schools this fall that are participating in a pilot “bring your own technology” program.

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Opinion: A School Too Far: Is School Choice Unraveling Education Reform In New York City?

It would appear that when students don't attend school, they don't get educated in ways that are productive for them in particular, and society at large.

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