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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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Public Schools Must do Better at Selling Themselves

Administrators of traditional public schools must see the decline and potential demise of the U.S. Postal Service and shudder.A government bureaucracy clinging to relevance after being outsmarted and outhustled by private competitors. That could be our schools in the not too distant future.

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The Imperiled Promise of College

For a long time and for a lot of us, “college” was more or less a synonym for success. We had only to go. We had only to graduate.

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CPS Chief Education Officer Resigns

Chicago Public Schools announced on Friday Chief Education Officer Dr. Noemi Donoso, appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is leaving.

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New Jersey Teacher Accused of Bullying Autistic Student Put on Leave

A teacher accused of bullying an autistic student was placed on paid leave Friday.

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Cheating Our Children: Atlanta’s Frayed Blue Ribbons

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Award is the federal government’s highest honor for public and private schools. Winners set “a standard of excellence for all schools striving for the highest level of achievement,” the U.S. Department of Education says. The program began in 1982.

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