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ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture

Cranston (R.I.) Schools Ban 'Father-Daughter' Dance After Complaint

In Cranston, a signature school event, “the father-daughter dance” has been banned in all public schools.

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N.Y.Times Education Confab Ends in Zero

After a full day of discussions about public education among a select group of establishment educators and allied think-tank types, the best recommendation they could all come up with is the need for more “effective teachers.”

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Judy Hartnett's picture

Obama Creating African-American Education Office

President Barack Obama is creating a new office to bolster education of African-American students.

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Marion Herbert's picture

Cheating Inquiry Under Way at 2 Top-Rated City Schools

Two of the highest-ranking public elementary schools in New York City are under investigation for possible irregularities on state examinations, officials said.

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Marion Herbert's picture

Feds Keeping Tabs on Connecticut's Education Reform Plan

Connecticut's struggle to adopt an education reform package that will help close the nation's largest achievement gap has caught the attention of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Marion Herbert's picture

Texas School District Reassigns 2 Amid Fed Probe

El Paso (Texas) Independent School District officials said that a high school principal and administrator have been reassigned amid a federal probe into allegations that students were improperly placed in grades to improve ratings.

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Tech Funding in the 2013 Proposed Budget Remains Integrated

Technology marketplace will be more efficient in addressing various school and student needs in the coming school year, says Cator.
Marion Herbert's picture

Rubio’s DREAM Puts Mitt in a Bind

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has thrust himself into the raging illegal immigration debate, proposing a plan that would create a path to legal status for children of illegal immigrants.

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People Watch

SIG Grants—What Happens When the Money Dries Up?

The $3.5 billion in School Improvement Grants will run out by the end of the 2012-2013 school year.

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