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California Funding of Public Ed Hits All-time Low

Government support of public education in the Golden State has dropped to a historic low, compared to the rest of the country, according to a new report by the California Budget Project.

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Senators Announce Agreement on Education Law

Signaling some unity in the Senate on overhauling the "No Child Left Behind" law, two senators announced Monday an agreement to move forward on bipartisan legislation to revamp it.

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How Cheating Cases by Educators at N.Y. Schools Played Out

A charter school teacher warned her third graders that a standardized test question was “tricky,” and they all changed their answers.

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Support for Iowa Schools Plan Elusive

To successfully overhaul the state’s education system, Iowa needs champions in the Legislature and communities that are willing to push for sustained changes, some state leaders say.

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Despite Concerns, Wake County Board to Vote on Assignment Plan

Wake County's school board is expected to vote Tuesday on a new student assignment plan, even though there are calls within the community to wait.

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High Cost of Progress in Maryland Schools

Maryland schools are spending a fortune to raise achievement — $60,000 for each additional student who becomes proficient. It's too high a price for the results we have been getting. We need to do better.

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More Interest Expected in Ohio During School Bus Safety Week after Recent Crashes

Today marks the beginning of a week dedicated to school bus safety, a topic that's sure to be on the minds of local residents following a pair of recent school bus crashes.

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Gold Medal School in Ill. Takes on a Hefty Task--Reversing Obesity

No cupcakes here! An Illinois school is shaping a healthier future for their students and is determined to fight obesity. Everyone goes to the gym — every day.

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Southern California Principals to See Teachers' Effectiveness Ratings

The previously confidential ratings estimate teachers' effectiveness in raising students' standardized test scores. The district is in negotiations to use the ratings as part of a new teacher evaluation system.

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LA Schools Need Billions in Facilities Upgrades, Report Finds

Los Angeles public schools are in need of billions of dollars in repairs and renovations, according to the findings of a report released Friday on the condition of schools in the nation's largest districts.

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