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Athens voters defeat school tax proposal

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 14:10
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Mediation Between Ariz. Legislature, Schools on Funding Suit Fails

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 07:49
Mediators pulled the plug on seven months of court-led settlement talks between Arizona public school districts and the Legislature that were designed to end a yearslong lawsuit over the lawmakers' failure to make required inflation-based increases in school funding.
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We Must Teach for 'Range' and 'Depth'

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 19:44
When it comes to measuring student ability, not everything that counts can be counted, argues education professor James Nehring.
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'De-Identifying' Student Data Is Key for Protecting Privacy

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:25
Schools and the companies that work with them are being urged to do a better job clearing personal information from student records that are shared with outside organizations.
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After Legalization of Marijuana, Colo. Regroups on Drug-Free

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:25
With changing attitudes about recreational marijuana, state officials are renewing efforts to get teens to stay away from it.
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First Lady to Tap U.S. Students in Education Equity Campaign for Girls

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:24
Michelle Obama's initiative seeks to remove barriers that keep about 62 million girls around the world from attending school.
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Nevada's School Choice Law Encounters Growing Pains

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:24
Hundreds of applications pour in as state officials figure out how to manage a program that gives parents a major role in how state K-12 money is spent.
Categories: Education