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Proposed Bill would Expand Voucher Program to Ohio School Districts

Not all Ohio public school educators opposed Senate Bill 5, though more than a few administrators and school board members stood beside the teachers’ unions in working to repeal the controversial collective bargaining law.

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Opinion: Don't Underestimate the Empowerment of an Arts Education

The No Child Left Behind Act drove schools to slash programs that don't directly contribute to the goal of higher achievement in reading and math. The technology revolution, with its emphasis on math and science, has further pushed us to prioritize those disciplines.

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Conn. Superintendents Make Plan to Change Education in State

Universal preschool and all-day kindergarten, reforming education funding and restructuring school districts to provide options for students are among sweeping changes Connecticut's superintendents are proposing.

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Celebrating American Education Week

Nov. 13 to 19 will mark the 90th annual observance of American Education Week -- a time for recognizing our public schools and the relationships between teachers, support staff, students, parents and the community.

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Bipartisan Rewrite of Education Law Sparks Debate

In a divided Washington, there's widespread agreement that the sweeping No Child Left Behind education law needs fixing. But finding a fix hasn't been easy.

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Chicago Public School Officals get 2 1/2 Years to Work Out Adding Physical Ed

Chicago School Board members Wednesday agreed to give district leaders 2 1/2 years to figure out how to add daily physical education — and the up to 200 new gym teachers it would require — to the longer high school day expected to start next school year.

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Kansas State Ed Board Discusses Music Education Funding Cuts

After several years of budget cuts on the local level, representatives of Kansas' public music educators painted a bleak picture of the status of music education for members of the Kansas State Board of Education on Tuesday.

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Conflicting Reports on Effectiveness of Charter Schools

The Florida Department of Education is touting a report that highlights the charter school movement.

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David Teeter Joins iNACOL as Director of Policy

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) announced the appointment of David Teeter to serve as Director of Policy for the non-profit organization, which provides policy advocacy, quality frameworks, conferences and assists with new models in the rapidly growing field of K-12 online and blended learning.

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New Broward Schools Chief Calls for More Education Money, Pension Reforms

Broward's new school superintendent, Robert Runcie, spoke to more than 100 of the county's movers and shakers Tuesday night, telling them that he hopes to take the School District "from good to great."

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