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Charter Closures Affect More Than 3,500 Mo. Students

More than 3,500 students will be displaced when a network of St. Louis charter schools run by Virginia-based Imagine Schools Inc. closes in what may be the largest shutdown of its kind in the United States.

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Dysart Ariz. Unified School District Weighs Gifted-Program Change

The future of one gifted and talented classroom at Canyon Ridge Elementary School in Surprise is uncertain as Dysart Unified School District officials consider changes to its gifted offerings.

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Mo. Senate Passes Education Overhaul Legislation

Struggling school districts in Missouri could see significant changes under two pieces of education legislation passed Thursday by the Missouri Senate.

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Aberdeen (Miss.) Public School District Faces State Takeover

Mississippi state education officials who already are overseeing seven struggling public school districts are considering taking over an eighth one despite limited resources.

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Vouchers, Testing-Driven Education Reform on a Collision Course?

Conservative approaches to education reform may in the next few years encounter a fateful fork in the road.

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Proposed Alabama School Budget Contains Cuts

An Alabama Senate committee approved an education budget that reduces funding for public schools and universities, cuts teaching jobs and enlarges class sizes for the 2012-2013 school year.

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Education Innovation Heats Up in the Desert

The ASU Skysong Education Innovation Summit has become the can’t-miss education innovation event of the year in just the three years since it was founded.

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Malloy's Education Consultant Arouses Union Fears

For months, Leeds Global Partners, a New York-based firm specializing in educational issues as "attractive investment opportunities," has been closely involved in developing Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed school reforms.

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Opinion: Accelerated Education, Taken to the nth Degree

The big news out of New York City is that the admissions test for the city’s gifted kindergarten programs is about to get tougher.

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Rubio’s DREAM Puts Mitt in a Bind

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has thrust himself into the raging illegal immigration debate, proposing a plan that would create a path to legal status for children of illegal immigrants.

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