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More than a Thousand Rally in Oregon for Public Education and Social Services

More than a thousand Oregon educators, union members and parents rallied at the state capitol today, urging lawmakers to support funding for public schools and social services.

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Opinion: State-Based Education Reform Needs Tough Common Standards

The Barack Obama administration has begun issuing long-awaited waivers giving states some flexibility in complying with the No Child Left Behind education law. But with the exception of politicians, educators and parents in the 11 states that have received them, nobody seems very pleased with the changes.

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Idaho Education Association Continues Campaign Against Students Come First Laws

Educators and their supporters gathered around the state to voice their continuing displeasure with Idaho Superintendent Tom Luna's Students Come First laws. But, Monday's demonstrations were more about moving forward than looking to the past.

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Vermont Pushes to Get more Students to CollegeM

At 15, Terri-Ann Zweeres is getting a glimpse of what it takes to go to college. While other teens are in study hall, she and about 14 other Bellows Free Academy High School students take a class every three days at Community College of Vermont called introduction to college studies that’s intended to prepare them to go on to higher education.

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New Education Reform Plans from Lawmakers Differ from Branstad's

Iowa lawmakers tossed aside key provisions of Gov. Terry Branstad’s signature education reform proposals, and instead signaled a desire to take smaller steps toward substantial changes to K-12 education in the state.

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Why U.S. Secretary of Education Says 'RESPECT Project' Focused on Teachers is Needed?

The U.S. Department of Education recently rolled out its proposal for the RESPECT Project(Recognizing Educational Success, Professional Excellence and Collaborative Teaching).

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More Than 2,000 Call for Education Reform at Annual Indianapolis Rally

Education reform advocates joined more than 2,000 students and parents, as well as Governor Mitch Daniels and state legislators, in calling for expanded educational options at yesterday's "Ed Reform Rocks Rally" at the State Capitol.

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5 Ways to Save America’s Education System

Of all the factors that go into sustaining a vibrant culture, a thriving economy and a conscientious electorate perhaps none is more important than having a solid education system.

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Classrooms of the Future: New Digital Textbooks and Other Mobile Technology

Interactive textbooks for the iPad and other digital instructional materials from Pearson are taking center stage days after the U.S. Department of Education announced a move toward digital textbooks and other mobile learning technology for classrooms of the future.

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School District: 'Test Security is a Serious Issue'

The Green Bay School District sent a letter Thursday to families of students who attend Eisenhower Elementary School, noting teachers will continue to provide quality education while the school is under investigation for breaking security while administering standardized tests.

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