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Gov. Deal moves to replace Miller County Board of Education

The cursing, the squabbling and the anger in Miller County (Ga.) might not end, but the school board as it is currently composed there will.

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Arkansas School District Suspends Staff Amidst DHS Investigation of Student Matter

Arkadelphia (Ark.)School District Superintendent Donnie Whitten said staff changes at Louisa E. Perritt Primary were spurred by information from a Department of Human Services (DHS) investigation involving several children. 

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NH Senate Education Committee Public Hearing on IB Set for Tomorrow

Bedford one of two NH school districts in danger of losing its International Baccalaureate program to HB 1403.

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Cuomo Forms Panel to Make 'Action Plan' for Education

Declaring that “government has failed to do what government should be doing,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo moved to assert his influence over New York State’s education policy, appointing a former Citigroup chairman to lead a new commission charged with improving student performance.

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Feds Keeping Tabs on Connecticut's Education Reform Plan

Connecticut's struggle to adopt an education reform package that will help close the nation's largest achievement gap has caught the attention of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Florida School District Officials Accused of Racism

A federal lawsuit against a Florida school district alleges two black women who scored well on an adult skills test in 2010 were accused of cheating because, they were told, "you people don't score that high."

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CPS Names Interim Chief Education Officer

A national education consultant who helped lead reform efforts in Detroit, Cleveland and New York City has been tapped as “interim” chief education officer in Chicago, officials said.

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The International Baccalaureate Authorizes 2000th IB World School in the Americas Region

The International Baccalaureate (IB) reached a milestone today with the authorization of its 2000th IB World School in Edinburg, Texas.

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Naming Could Be Cash Cow

What’s in a name? The Newton Schools Foundation hopes the answer is big money.

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Kan. Commissioner of Education Visits Pittsburg to View Technology Facilities

Kansas Commissioner of Education Diane DeBacker visited Pittsburg Friday to get a look at facilities that are the leading edge of technology education in the state.

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