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Georgia Schools Get New Source of Funding

It’s taken a while, but money has begun to trickle into the Georgia Foundation for Public Education, a little-known entity with big hopes of raising money for public education in Georgia.

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Why College Students Stop Short of a Degree

Saddled with $50,000 in student loans, she decided that spending more time in class would derail her from pursuing opportunities in the job market.

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NYC Bans Halloween, Birthdays, Aliens and More on School Tests

Students in New York City’s public schools cramming for tests can delete words like birthdays, junk food, Halloween, dinosaur and even dancing from study lists.

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Houston Administrator to Be Baltimore Co. Superintendent

S. Dallas Dance, chief middle schools officer in the Houston school district, has been chosen as the next superintendent in Baltimore County.

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Florida Board of Education Reviews New Proposals for School Grading Formula

Florida’s new grade formula would not lower a school’s rank more than one letter grade under a set of recommendations presented to the state Board of Education on Tuesday in Miami.

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Gov. Malloy Says He Will Not Sign Revised Education Bill As Is, But He Expects Changes

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday that he won't sign the revised education reform bill as approved Monday by the legislature's Education Committee, but he added that those who drafted it agree it's not finished yet.

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U.S. Education Sec. Says Delaware on Right Path to Reform

During a roundtable discussion with school administrators, union leaders and legislators Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said officials are taking the right steps to improve public schools in the First State.

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Superintendent Candidate Foose Known for Reform Work

In her 15 years working in Maryland public schools, Howard County Public School System superintendent candidate Renee Foose has developed a "proven record of success" in reforming schools to meet new standards of achievement, according to a system statement on her candidacy released Monday morning.

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Opinion: The Education Crisis — Success Requires Partnership Between Parents, Administrators, Teachers and Students

The complex issues in education require an understanding of all sides when it comes to being a success in our education ventures.

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Delaware Joins Chinese language Education Consortium

Delaware is one of four state education agencies, four Chinese Flagship Centers and numerous school districts from across 10 states that are working collaboratively to implement K-12 Chinese education pathways over the next three years.

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