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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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Immigrant Children Lag Behind, Posing Risk

The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.

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Finance Expert Testifies in Kansas School Case

The second week of a trial over the way Kansas funds its public schools opened Monday with testimony from a Rutgers University expert who said a “suitable education” involves more than just proficiency in math and reading.

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Hammond Ind. Schools Laying off Nearly 100 Teachers

A northwestern Indiana school district has told nearly 100 teachers that they might be laid off as yet another of the state’s large districts faces big staffing cuts.

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