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In N.J. 24 School Districts, Including Monmouth Vo-Tech, Part of Pilot Program

The New Jersey Department of Education has selected 24 districts to participate in either the first year of the state’s principal evaluation pilot program or the second year of its teacher evaluation pilot program this school year.

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Flagler School District Takes $3.8M Budget Hit

Flagler County School Board members and staff heard some sobering news Tuesday night: The district's revenues will be about $3.8 million less than they anticipated.

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Oroville-Area School in California Districts Finalizing Plans for Transitional Kindergarten

A new program designed to help autumn-born youngsters develop kindergarten-readiness skills is set to begin next month at three Oroville-area elementary school districts.

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Opinion: School Districts Must Learn from Penn State’s Failures

Repercussions from the horrific acts by Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky reported by the media have yet to fully emerge.

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Stimulus Funds Saved Education Jobs, But States Still Slow To Implement Reforms: Center On Education Policy Survey

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act showed promise to assist education, but some of its results have yet to be realized.

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College Readiness Test Part of Three-Year Program

A new college awareness, readiness and education initiative aims to better prepare area sophomores for college.

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Obama Proposes $1B for Science, Math Teachers

The Obama administration unveiled plans Wednesday to create an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students’ achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.

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It's Time for Utah Schools to Improve, Return Autonomy for Teachers

The 1983 publication of A Nation at Risk was intended to create significant improvements in public education.

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Schools Grapple with Bullying

The bullying epidemic continues, even as a multi-pronged crackdown by states and educators gathers steam.

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Lansing Schools Need Heroic Effort

School districts surrounding Lansing are doing a brisk business in transfer requests for the coming year, a point worth noting for everyone with a stake in the Lansing School District.

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