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1 hr ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette
With help from headphones and an iPad, 10-year-old William Grijalvas stays tuned in to Mathis Santella's fourth-grade math class at Ashley Elementary School in Denver.
5 hrs ago | Patch.com
Newsweek has announced its rankings of more than 700 public, private, charter and magnet schools across the country, and Rumson-Fair Haven High School comes in at Number 80. Newsweek used six indicators for its ranking methodology, its Daily Beast website said, including graduation and college acceptance rates; college-level courses and exams; ... (more)
8 hrs ago | JD Journal
Summary : A lawsuit has been filed in Florida alleging that a state funded voucher program, which provides scholarships to private schools, is unconstitutional.
The 2014-15 school year hasn't even begun, but it's already a success for Northern Valley Regional High School.
Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' performance.
The former president of George Washington University , who declared this week that women should be "trained not to drink in excess" so they can "be in a position to punch the guys in the nose if they misbehave," said Friday he did not mean to imply that drunken women should be blamed if they are raped.
It's that time of the year again when parents, teachers and students start heading back to school.
Sleep deprivation has become so prevalent around the nation that many think an extra hour or two of sleep will improve grades.
Advanced Placement U.S. History could become a new education battleground in Tennessee after a pair of Republican state senators alleged the course leaves out key founding fathers, principles of the Declaration of Independence and iconic American figures.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, defeated by state Sen. Dan Patrick of Houston in his Republican primary bid for a fourth term, has handed his nemesis a nicely wrapped gift for the November general election campaign.
Saying it has reached a "tipping point," Florida's teacher union along with other groups filed a lawsuit Thursday aimed at ending one of the nation's largest private school voucher programs.
A judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional again Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly among school districts in wealthy and poor areas.
With a 3-2 vote on Wednesday night, the Lee County school district became the first in Florida to opt out of Common Core testing Lee County opts out of Common Core With a 3-2 vote on Wednesday night, the Lee County school district became the first in Florida to opt out of Common Core testing Check out this story on wtsp.com: ... (more)
After Krishna Shiatis' three children saw success in their A Levels and GCSEs , with her two boys getting some qualifications far earlier than most, Josh Barrie finds out more about the home education that has helped them achieve.
It's rarely easy to get a child out of bed, dressed, fed and off to school, especially when it's still dark outside.
After Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood understandably ruled last week that the sketchy unaccountable private school voucher scheme created by the 2013 General Assembly was unconstitutional, voucher supporters responded almost in unison with a single talking point, that somehow the judge had "trapped underprivileged children in failing schools."
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:08 pm
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