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Tribune reportersAfter the Chicago School Board meeting Wednesday, many of the aldermen who argued unsuccessfully to keep schools in their wards open said they were disappointed with the process. Ald. Deborah Graham, 29th, said she went to testify at the school board...
The federal government made it clear again Monday that California will get no relief from education mandates that officials across the country consider a burden. The point was made as the U.S. Department of Education announced that it granted three more...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law in favor of their own school improvement plans....
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The Capital, Annapolis, Md.Just as the international supremacy of the dollar let Americans be spendthrift, the international supremacy of English made Americans lazy about learning other tongues. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan noted in 2010 that only 18 percent of...
StatewideU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced May 14, the selection of Aneri Pattani of Cheshire, who attends Cheshire High School in Cheshire, as a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Pattani is one of 141 outstanding American high school seniors that...
The Philadelphia InquirerPallam Raju has a daunting job. In India, he oversees the education of 230 million children. Raju, 50, also oversees higher education as the minister of human resource development, a position to which he was appointed in October. On Thursday, he...
Education Week, Bethesda, Md.A story in the May 8, 2013, issue of Education Week about the nation's education policy debates misstated the timing of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's appearance at the NewSchools Venture Fund summit. It occurred May 1, a day after his speech...
Education Week, Bethesda, Md.Supporters of the Common Core State Standards are moving to confront increasingly high-profile opposition to the standards at the state and national levels by rallying the private sector and initiating coordinated public relations and advertising...
St. Paul Pioneer PressForest Lake science teacher Bruce Leventhal started his day with a five-page thank-you note from a student; then he headed to a meeting with district officials to discuss a student trip to Costa Rica he's been planning. It didn't seem his day could...
Expectations are high for this year's commencement speakers at Maryland universities — an august crew that includes the Obamas and their team of writers as well as funnyman Bill Cosby and Hollywood director Jason Winer. But to stand out — or...
The legislature fiddles while educators wait. That's one way to look at the Indiana General Assembly's decision to "pause" implementing Common Core standards until a study and public hearings are completed. These are the standards the Indiana State...
The Union Daily Times, S.C.They have helped shape the lives of absolutely everyone, and this week -- May 6 through May 10 -- has been designated 2013 National Teacher Appreciation Week -- a time for us to thank them for their dedication to education. "So many of America's...
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