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The Nation’s Report Card: Bett...

Nov 7, 2011 by

    Emily Kirkpatrick – On Nov. 1, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released the 2011 reading...

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America needs better entrepren...

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    Annie Lowrey – From economists to politicians to everyday citizens, Americans agree: The country needs more...

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Conrad Murray Convicted In Mic...

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    LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. A...

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An Unintended Consequence of P...

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Anne O’Brien - According to a recent report on science education in California, more than half of elementary school principals do NOT...

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Now More Than Ever, Classrooms...

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Teacher Offers Tips for Being the Best Volunteer Ever As states continue to slash education budgets to accommodate declining tax...

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Houston ISD Magnet program dra...

Nov 7, 2011 by

The sun had yet to rise Saturday morning when Patricia Neri and her 13-year-old son, Jose Ortuno, arrived at the Houston Independent...

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School District enlists Metro ...

Nov 7, 2011 by

Metro Police officer Richard Burris is sparing no sympathy for the seventh-graders packed inside a Bailey Middle School classroom....

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Focus on test scores may be pu...

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    Editor’s  Note: The failure to properly teach the subject matter is no excuse for cheating. The number of...

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Michigan schools reap ‘b...

Nov 7, 2011 by

School districts across Metro Detroit are getting thousands and even millions of dollars back from the state this fall for enacting...

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ETS Conference on Achievement ...

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    PRINCETON, N.J. – If the nation wanted to design a system for funding public schools “to guarantee that poor children...

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Is There a Retirement Crisis?

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by Nicole Gelinas -     Yes, but it’s one that we can manage if we act now. Aging middle-class Americans worry about...

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W.Va. aiming to protect LGBT s...

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    MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—A proposed anti-bullying policy for West Virginia schools acknowledges that sexual orientation and...

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Tennessee’s Rules on Teacher E...

Nov 7, 2011 by

Last year, when Tennessee was named one of the first two states to win a federal Race to The Top grant, worth $501 million, there was...

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My high school’s surprise tran...

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By Jay Mathews - Among the cliques in our national education debate, I am considered part of the no-excuses crowd. We are defined by...

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Middle schools to the rescue

Nov 7, 2011 by

    Jonetta Rose Barras  – As promised, D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown introduced legislation last week to...

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A history of failed reform

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By Marc Epstein - If you follow newspaper accounts about school reform, you can’t help but notice that various school reforms that...

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Maryland Court Verdicts Confir...

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Courts Uphold Speeding Citations in School Zones Lanham, MD; November 7, 2011—In two recent court cases, Maryland judges confirmed...

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Obama Cuts and Runs as Budget ...

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President Barack Obama’s efforts next week to persuade Asia-Pacific leaders of his commitment to the region may be undercut by...

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Occupy Wall Street to fill Gap...

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    The struggling economy has slimmed down the salaries and bonuses of so many Wall Street fat cats that state coffers are...

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