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K12 Inc. Building a New Identity for Part of the Company

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 16:31
The virtual education provider says the move is intended to regroup similar resources under a single banner, and not to distance some of its services from a spate of critical news.
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Despite Lofty Scores, Massachusetts Advised to Set New Ed. Goals

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 16:25
A business group says Massachusetts risks growing complacent in its academic status if state officials don't make fundamental changes in school autonomy, funding, and other areas.
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House Education Chairman to Push for More Special Education Aid

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 16:18
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House education committee, plans to pour new energy into bolstering funding for special education.
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Teacher Quality Is a New National-Security Issue

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 16:09
William J. Sims suggests shifting 1 percent of the federal defense budget and applying it to teacher training and quality.
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Take the Time to Evaluate Teacher Evaluation

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 16:07
Before student assessments are used to judge teacher quality, it's critical to assess whether the tests are well-designed for the task, a group of psychometricians writes.
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Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:40
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Illinois Governor's Race Puts Unions in Tough Position

Education Week - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 07:24
The candidates include a Democratic incumbent who's angered teachers' unions over pensions and a Republican hopeful they view as a threat to public workers' rights.
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