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Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 15:42:04 -0700 | education-news

Colorado's largest school district sees teaching potential among immigrants who came to the U.S...In an interview Friday with The Associated Press, Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg said his district began reaching out to what he saw as a talent...
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Cupertino :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 12:54:47 -0700 | education-news

As an African-American undergraduate at Tennessee State University , a historically black school, she felt like other students were judging her for her dark skin. But that all changed when she signed up for an online master's degree in professional...
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Charleston :: SC :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 08:30:55 -0700 | education-news

W.Va. (AP) Some high school administrators are opposed to a proposed athletics rule that would expand voluntary summer practices in West Virginia. Media outlets report the Secondary School Activities Commission's Board of Control approved the change this week to include...
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Lincoln :: NE :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 07:56:10 -0700 | education-news

Supporters of agriculture are trying to encourage more people to consider teaching the subject in Nebraska. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation said Thursday that it wants to offer a new scholarship for teachers interested in agriculture and help pay student...
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New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 07:22:13 -0700 | education-news

As a small but growing number of states adopt the Next Generation Science Standards, science museums and centers are positioning themselves as a key resource for helping teachers adapt to the vision for instruction reflected in the new guidelines. Some...
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New Orleans :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 07:22:12 -0700 | education-news

Although she was voicing her discontent with racial inequality in Mississippi nearly five decades ago, I can relate to her sentiment today when I think about the recent debate within the education reform community concerning the Common Core State Standards....
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Rochester :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 15:43:19 -0700 | education-news

The students and parents are asking for information and equality.  This came during a recent Senate hearing (pictured above) about two elements of the Post-Secondary Options law a law that since 1985 has allowed high school students to take courses...
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Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 15:43:15 -0700 | education-news

She states that the schools make false promises to the students about finding work after completing their education and uses deceptive loan tactics to trick students into pricey student loans. She reiterates that [...] The probe into the Corinthian Colleges...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 15:43:16 -0700 | education-news

Around the country, certain colleges and universities have designated spots where students can speak their mind and share their opinion without fear of negative repercussions...Others maintain that [...]   Across the nation, in universities and colleges, a debate is raging...
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Baltimore :: MD :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 15:43:13 -0700 | education-news

Several counties in Maryland are already considering an 8:00 a.m. or later [...]   A study has been commissioned by the Maryland legislature to investigate the sleep needs of teens and the effects of changing school schedules to accommodate sleepy...
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Cupertino :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 14:28:28 -0700 | education-news

Kyra Ragsdale spends hours researching online elementary schools for her first-grader. Her son, who is only seven, already possesses a keen interest in science, but he doesn't learn much about the subject in class as science isn't taught in-depth until...
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Manchester :: NH :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 14:05:12 -0700 | education-news

Department of Education says New Hampshire's largest school district needs to do more to enroll minorities in college and career prep courses. The department's Office for Civil Rights on Thursday said a review of advanced placement courses offered by the...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 19:55:58 -0700 | education-news

The nation's top educator said Thursday that his embattled New York counterpart is an "amazing leader."...Education Secretary Arne Duncan also said the state has emerged as a pacesetter in early education and higher standards...King Jr., who appeared with Duncan at...
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Columbia :: SC :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 09:40:42 -0700 | education-news

Amid a nationwide backlash against testing, states were expected to jump at the chance to design accountability systems that judge schools on measures other than test scores alonefrom specific offerings such as Advanced Placement courses to systemic factors such as...
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Columbia :: SC :: USA | updated 2014-04-10 09:40:42 -0700 | education-news

S.C. (AP) The Senate passed a bill Wednesday aimed at boosting students' chances of success through an expansion of 4-year-old kindergarten and early intervention in reading. Senators voted 36-6 on a compromise of the "Read to Succeed" bill, which united...
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