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N.J. Gov. Christie Seeks Added Power on School Aid

The Christie administration wants to withhold state and federal aid to low-performing schools that refuse to undergo significant reshaping via measures such as removing principals and teachers, lengthening the school day and revamping the curriculum.

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Healthier School Lunches Pushed Back by Congress

The Obama administration and some members of Congress have found a new battleground: school lunchrooms.

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'Average Is Officially Over'

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman and National Center of Education and the Economy President Marc Tucker painted a bleak picture of America's future at a promotional event in Washington, D.C., yesterday.

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Michelle Rhee Keeps the Beehive Buzzing in Minneapolis Speech

No actual bees were harmed yesterday when Michelle Rhee appeared at the Minneapolis Convention Center yesterday, but a number of hornets’ nests got thwacked wide open.

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Demand for French Education Surges in Louisiana

The wave of Hispanics who flooded the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina doesn't appear to have dampened Louisiana families' demand for their children to get a French education.

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Google's Once-Buggy Gmail App Returns to the App Store

After what can only be described as a poor start for Google's much-anticipated Gmail app for Apple's iOS platform, the software has returned.

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Knox Co (Tennessee) Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre Answers Questions, Shares Teacher Evaluation Results

Knox County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Jim McIntyre, answered questions about the new state teacher evaluations and announced some early results about Knox County teachers at a town hall meeting on Tuesday evening.

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Education Groups Stand for Children

Portland, Oregon based Stand for Children Leadership Center (Stand) and New York City-based Education Equality Project (EEP) announce that they have permanently joined forces and are integrating their work to improve public schools and close the pervasive achievement gap that exists in too many American communities.

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John Legend Joins Directors' Board for Education Advocacy Group

R&B star John Legend is stepping up his efforts to campaign for improvements in schools by joining the board of directors for an education advocacy group.

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