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To Keep America Great, Student...

Jul 8, 2011 by

Rodney C. Adkins is senior vice president of IBM’s Systems & Technology Group Innovation has always been a mainstay of...

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In California Schools, Questio...

Jul 8, 2011 by

Corporal punishment is illegal in California public schools, but physically restraining unruly students is not. As incidents of...

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Why the Shock Over Atlanta Tea...

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    Atlanta’s citizens are in a state of paralytic shock this week. A year-long investigation by the Georgia Bureau of...

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Park Vista officials “un...

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    BOYNTON BEACH — The principal and the athletic director at Park Vista High School were “unaware of the magnitude...

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New York City awarding less te...

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The city is cracking down on awarding     in public schools, educators across the city charge. Young city teachers at...

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Beaverton, Portland, Tigard sc...

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    Beaverton School District has a $543,000 hole to fill in its special education fund next school year because staff...

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No re-takes on flawed math Reg...

Jul 8, 2011 by

Students who failed the state’s flawed Regents exam for Algebra II/Trigonometry will have to wait until next June to retake it,...

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Shifts 101: What new proposals...

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    Back in the kinder, gentler era otherwise known as February, Gov. Mark Dayton released a proposed education budget that...

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Andre Agassi making children c...

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Andre Agassi was preparing to face longtime tennis rival and friend Pete Sampras in February during an exhibition match at Madison...

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L.A. Unified School District: ...

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In a bizarre game of musical chairs, nearly 1,000 Los Angeles teachers — who are guaranteed jobs somewhere in the school system —...

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Education Debate Taking a Down...

Jul 8, 2011 by

Richard Whitmire – Less than a year ago, as I was finishing a book on Michelle Rhee, the combative former chancellor of schools...

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GOP Proposes Unprecedented Fle...

Jul 8, 2011 by

States and districts would get unprecedented leeway to move around federal money under the latest in a series of bills to reauthorize...

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Wicomico school employee union...

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SALISBURY — Wicomico County school officials said the decision by local employee unions to forgo negotiations this year were...

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Wisconsin schools buck union t...

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The Hartland-Lakeside School District, about 30 miles west of Milwaukee in tiny Hartland, Wis., had a problem in its collective...

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Teacher: ‘Next year my classro...

Jul 8, 2011 by

Shelley Wright My first confession is that I didn’t know I was a constructivist. Once I realized this, it’s become easier to make...

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Why urban schools miss great t...

Jul 8, 2011 by

Jay Mathews I saw the D.C. schools headline in The Post, “600 instructors could be fired in July.” Here we go again, I said. Summer...

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Interim chief takes first step...

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Atlanta Public Schools interim Superintendent Erroll Davis began Thursday to dismantle former school chief Beverly Hall’s...

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“We” as an Open Do...

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by Kenneth J. Bernstein July 4, 2011 Fourth of July WHO IS “we’’? The word is used in politics without a second thought, yet the...

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Student splits 40K in winnings...

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The event – a foul-shooting contest for top academic students at     in Los Angeles – was created with a simple...

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Bottling Up Global Warming Ske...

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Peter Wood – At 15,     showed what he was made of. He shrewdly traded some trash for a peddler’s wagon full of green...

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