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Top Ohio Education Leader Quits amid Findings

Ohio's top education official resigned Saturday amid ethical questions about his work for an educational testing contractor.

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Idaho Schools Still Waiting on Education Waiver

When a handful of states revolted against the No Child Left Behind education program last year, Idaho was helping lead the charge. So why is the state now among those last in line for a federal waiver to get out from under the law's toughest requirements?

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Lawsuit, Bill Aim to Keep K-12 Education Free in California

Legislation and an ACLU lawsuit tackle the increasing use of fees at public schools, a trend that is unfair to low-income students and increases disparities.

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Duncan on Reform and Back to School

A more well-rounded curriculum with less focus on a single test. Higher academic standards and more difficult classwork. Continued cuts to extracurricular and other activities because of the tough economy.

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Enforcing digital citizenship programs with your district’s network infrastructure.

Hear author and consultant Mike Ribble and a case study from Woodford County Schools, KY.

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Gaming Gains Respect


Digital games are on the rise in classrooms.

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New Videos: School Wellness Solutions From Other Districts


Discover solutions for your district. Superintendents discuss fresh ideas about school nutrition and wellness.

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New Report Suggests Possible Reasons for Student Proficiency Deficit

The Center for American Progress (CAP) has released a new report entitled “Do schools challenge our children” which seems particularly interesting on the heels of the Minnesota Board of Education releasing proficiency test ratings yesterday.

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Ohio Superintendent Stan Heffner Improperly Advocated for Private Education Firm, Inspector General Finds

Ohio Schools Superintendent Stan Heffner acted improperly when he testified last year in favor of legislation that benefited a private education company that he planned to work for, according to an Ohio inspector general's report released today.

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Arizona Department of Education Releases Letter Grades for Schools

The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) released letter grades for every school district statewide on Wednesday, with no districts receiving an “F” this year.

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