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'The Single Biggest Change in Education Since the Printing Press'

Over the past few years, the tools that could make for really excellent online distance learning have emerged in a piecemeal fashion.

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Is STEM Education Declining in the U.S.?

It may not have been as required in the economy 40 years ago, but now, it is skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) which can make a school leaver or graduate an enticing prospect to employers — even more important when faced with a stagnant economy.

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N.Y. Senate GOP Distributes $10M More to Schools

The state Senate's Republican majority provided almost $10 million more in school aid Tuesday night, but only to school districts represented by Republican senators this election year.

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St. Joseph Title 1 Schools in Missouri May Get iPads for Students

Five months after beginning a pilot project to put computers in the hands of students, the St. Joseph School District might expand the program.

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Parents of Tattooed Teen Sue NH School District

The parents of a New Hampshire teenager who was tattooed against his will have sued the school district.

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La. State Superintendent Holds Town Hall-style Meeting with Teachers

Educators showed their anxiety Tuesday about the future of their profession under state education reform, which some worried might cause them to lose their livelihoods despite their hard work and genuine care for student success.

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Princeton Review Charged With Falsifying Billing for Tutors

The public education system these days is rife with ways that private enterprises can make money.

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Clayton (Ga.) School Board's Cost-Cutting Plan

Arts, music and middle school sports programs in Clayton schools will be spared next year, but possibly at the expense of 134 teaching jobs under a cost-cutting plan approved by the school board this week.

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Texas Education Commissioner to Resign

Texas Education Commissioner Robert Scott will resign in July after five years on the front lines of the state's public education battles, the agency announced Tuesday.

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Many N.J. Schools See Drop in Grad Rate Under New Statewide Formula

District officials had mixed reactions to the release of graduation rates for each New Jersey district and public high school Tuesday. The figures use a revamped formula that has clipped back previously reported rates.

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