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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."
In case you didn't have enough to worry about, there are signs that foreign fighters are joining up with the Islamic State : Douglas McAuthur McCain, of San Diego, California, was killed over the weekend fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham , according to the Free Syrian Army.
Not only does a higher ACT score help a student have a better chance at getting into the college of his or her choice, a higher score indicates the student is more likely to be ready to take classes at that college.
We used six indicators culled from school surveys to compare public high schools in the U.S., with graduation and college acceptance rates weighed most heavily.
The move builds on legal action roiling in the Bayou State over the standards, and it isn't entirely surprising considering the rhetoric that 2016 presidential hopeful Jindal has used regarding the standards in recent months.
New York officials recently released the results of the state's 2014 Common Core State Standards-aligned exams.
Students in Idaho will be facing a new test this coming school year, the smart-balanced assessment.
CORE. IT'S A SET OF EDUCATIONAL- STANDARDS THAT'S GETTING ROLLED- OUT IN DISTRICTS AROUND THE COUNTRY.
Longtime Arizona entrepreneur Pat Sullivan will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Governor's Celebration of Innovation event in November.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:23 am
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