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Parent Trigger Law Taking Effect

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Professional Learning Communities at Work
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State Data: Metro Detroit's Elite School Districts Show Achievement Gaps

Large achievement gaps lurk within some of Metro Detroit's elite school districts, according to data released Thursday by the Michigan Department of Education.

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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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South Carolina Schools Superintendent Mick Zais Wants to Create District for Failing Schools

South Carolina schools superintendent Mick Zais on Wednesday proposed creating a new statewide district for failing schools, saying current options under state law for helping such schools have proved unsuccessful or ineffective.

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Opinion: A School Too Far: Is School Choice Unraveling Education Reform In New York City?

It would appear that when students don't attend school, they don't get educated in ways that are productive for them in particular, and society at large.

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Paul Vallas, for Sale

A veteran superintendent who has led turnaround efforts in four large U.S. districts has started a new venture that he expects will broaden his reach.

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Jobs Vary by State, Showing Why Education Matters

Education is a good predictor of which areas continue to have high unemployment rates.

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Minnesota Schools Are Poised to Get New Grades

Minnesota parents and educators will soon see the results of a whole new yardstick for measuring schools that gives state tests new meaning and the state's schools new labels.

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Report: Arizona Failing to Support Preschool Education

Arizona has “shut the door” on preschool programs by making funding cuts that leave a bleak educational future for the state’s children, according to a report released Tuesday.

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