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This is How Apple Changes Education, Forever

Apple’s plan to bring iPad textbooks to schools across America and around the world via iBooks 2 and iBooks Author is nothing short of a revolution. It could mean the end of giant, overused dog-eared volumes jammed into bulging backpacks balanced atop the over-burdened backs of America’s youth.

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Irondale High School to Get Visit from U.S. Education Secretary

Next year, students at Irondale High School will have more chances at earning free credit toward a two-year college degree as part of a program that has caught the eye of President Barack Obama's education chief.

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Apple’s Rumored Plan To Get Publishers and Students To Use Digital Textbooks

Could the days of used textbooks filled with misleading highlights be nearing an end?

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Jerry Brown Defends High Speed Rail, Wants Education Reform

Gov. Jerry Brown laid out his vision of California as a state on the financial mend as well as a "land of dreams" that can become the epicenter of renewable energy development while supporting the building of major projects, such as high-speed rail.

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Mexican American Studies: Bad Ban Or Bad Class?

In Arizona, the Tucson Unified School District governing board recently voted to suspend the controversial Mexican American studies program.

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U.S. Drafts Abdul-Jabbar for New Post

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s life has been a case study in the art of the possible, from his humble Harlem roots to N.B.A. fame and through his life after basketball as a historian and scholar. His next endeavor will draw on all of it.

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How Smarter Data Can Save U.S. Education

Collecting data on individual students over time may give educators the insight they need to fix America's schools.

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Obama Education Reforms Advance as Congress Falters

President Barack Obama's administration is moving ahead in reforming U.S. education without the help of the Congress, and will soon announce which states can opt out of the national education law known as "No Child Left Behind."

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Connecticut Shakes Up Education Bureaucracy

Connecticut’s Board of Education voted Wednesday to drastically reorganize the state education department, a move that offers a sneak peak at an expansive school-reform package expected in next month’s legislative session.

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Science Education Spending in the U.S. Flattens

Educating people in science and engineering leads to growth in research and technology that, in turn, leads to jobs in manufacturing the devices that those people invent.

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