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Louisiana Governor, Ed. Agency Spar Over School Contracts - Education Week News (blog)

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Louisiana Governor, Ed. Agency Spar Over School Contracts
Education Week News (blog)
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is feuding with the state's top education agency over the awarding of dozens of small state contracts, in what some see as spillover from a broader fight over the common-core standards. The state's interim ...

'Money, money, money' stressed in education reform talks - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Wed, 2014-12-17 01:32

'Money, money, money' stressed in education reform talks
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Pat Skorkowsky,left, Superintendent of Clark County School District, and Beth Wells,right, executive director of Nevada STEM Coalition, listens while Senator Joyce Woodhouse, senate committee on education, speaks during the K-12 Education Policy ...

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Funding K-12 education: What Jay Inslee would do - Crosscut

Tue, 2014-12-16 19:23

Crosscut

Funding K-12 education: What Jay Inslee would do
Crosscut
Jay Inslee and the Senate Majority Coalition Caucus, a largely Republican bloc that currently controls the state Senate, are avoiding tackling the bulk of Initiative 1351, a voter-passed initiative that would dramatically shrink K-12 class sizes across ...
Washington Governor Prepares To Release Budget, Taxes To Pay For ItKUOW News and Information
Education budget gets varied response from local officialsThe Columbian
Gov. Inslee Plans to Pay Education Lawsuit Education Early, Keep Freeze on ...KAPP

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Jeb Bush's Entry Into Presidential Contest Would Put K-12 Front and Center - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-12-16 16:30

Politico

Jeb Bush's Entry Into Presidential Contest Would Put K-12 Front and Center
Education Week News (blog)
The Republican's announcement is an early Christmas present for education policy/politics nerds. There is probably no prospective candidate in either party more closely identified with K-12 education policy. Whether you agree with Bush's positions on ...
Education legacy could become albatross for BushPolitico
Jeb Bush announcement puts pressure on donors, other Republican ...Washington Times
Chris Christie vs. Jeb Bush: A look at both potential Republican presidential ...NJ.com
TIME -Los Angeles Times
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Education Dive: Ten Must-Read K-12 Studies From 2014 - Education World

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:40

Education Dive: Ten Must-Read K-12 Studies From 2014
Education World
"The Brookings Institution's Brown Center on Education Policy analyzed four urban school districts as they attempted to create meaningful teacher evaluation systems using both observation and student academic gains," the article said. "The May report ...

Arne Duncan Joins Al Sharpton's Civil Rights March - Education Week News (blog)

Mon, 2014-12-15 09:39

Arne Duncan Joins Al Sharpton's Civil Rights March
Education Week News (blog)
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is among thousands of demonstrators who participated in a march through Washington, D.C. Saturday to focus attention on recent law enforcement actions that led to the deaths of unarmed African-American men, ...

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Teachers' union supports 6 percent state boost in K-12 funding - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Sat, 2014-12-13 11:35

Teachers' union supports 6 percent state boost in K-12 funding
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
David Roederer, director of the state Department of Management and Branstad's budget director, said it is unrealistic to expect a 6 percent increase for K-12 education when net revenue for the fiscal 2016 budgeting cycle was estimated to grow by 4.9 ...

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Teachers' union supports 6 percent state boost in K-12 funding - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Sat, 2014-12-13 11:35

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Teachers' union supports 6 percent state boost in K-12 funding
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
David Roederer, director of the state Department of Management and Branstad's budget director, said it is unrealistic to expect a 6 percent increase for K-12 education when net revenue for the fiscal 2016 budgeting cycle was estimated to grow by 4.9 ...

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Teachers' union supports 6 percent state boost in K-12 funding - Sioux City Journal

Sat, 2014-12-13 00:47

Teachers' union supports 6 percent state boost in K-12 funding
Sioux City Journal
David Roederer, director of the state Department of Management and Branstad's budget director, said it is unrealistic to expect a 6 percent increase for K-12 education when net revenue for the fiscal 2016 budgeting cycle was estimated to grow by 4.9 ...

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Teachers' union supports 6 percent state boost in K-12 funding - Sioux City Journal

Sat, 2014-12-13 00:47

Teachers' union supports 6 percent state boost in K-12 funding
Sioux City Journal
David Roederer, director of the state Department of Management and Branstad's budget director, said it is unrealistic to expect a 6 percent increase for K-12 education when net revenue for the fiscal 2016 budgeting cycle was estimated to grow by 4.9 ...

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Teachers' union supports 6% state boost in K-12 funding - Quad City Times

Fri, 2014-12-12 17:20

Teachers' union supports 6% state boost in K-12 funding
Quad City Times
David Roederer, the director of the state Department of Management and Branstad's budget director, said it is unrealistic to expect a 6 percent increase for K-12 education when net revenue for the fiscal 2016 budgeting cycle was estimated to grow by 4 ...

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Sen. Tom Harkin, Special Education Champion, Says Goodbye - Education Week News (blog)

Fri, 2014-12-12 16:50

Sen. Tom Harkin, Special Education Champion, Says Goodbye
Education Week News (blog)
Harkin sits at the top of both the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee—which oversees education legislation—and the Senate appropriations subcommittee that deals with K-12 funding. Special education has been a big focus for Harkin ...

Northrop Grumman Does K-12 STEM Ed Both Nationally and Locally - Inside Philanthropy

Fri, 2014-12-12 14:39

Northrop Grumman Does K-12 STEM Ed Both Nationally and Locally
Inside Philanthropy
Given its aerospace and defense technology corporate bent, it's no surprise that Northrop Grumman places primary focus on STEM education, including emphasis at the K-12 level. What makes Northrop Grumman unique in that it places parallel emphasis on ...

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Quantifying K-12 Education Across Milwaukee - WUWM

Fri, 2014-12-12 13:58

WUWM

Quantifying K-12 Education Across Milwaukee
WUWM
But two new reports by the Milwaukee based Public Policy Forum look to quantify education across the city in broad terms, and compare it to that of peer cities in other parts of the country. Senior researcher Joe Yeado talks with Lake Effect's Mitch ...

The Hour of Code: Activating K-12 Computer Science Education - KCET

Thu, 2014-12-11 15:43

National Science Foundation (press release)

The Hour of Code: Activating K-12 Computer Science Education
KCET
You know that feeling when your doctor tells you that you need to get some exercise to be healthier and outwardly you nod, but inwardly you think, I have no time, I hate jogging, I feel fine? Computer science (CS) education at the K-12 level has ...
Partnerships for computer science education: Improving access at the K-12 levelsNational Science Foundation (press release)
Seeking coders, tech titans turn to schoolsPolitico
FACT SHEET: New Commitments to Support Computer Science EducationWhitehouse.gov (press release)
The White House (blog) -CIO
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EducationDive: Five K-12 Stories to Keep Track of in 2015 - Education World

Thu, 2014-12-11 13:21

The Hechinger Report

EducationDive: Five K-12 Stories to Keep Track of in 2015
Education World
The year is coming to an end, and there was plenty of controversy, triumph, and low points seen in education news. From Common Core to teacher tenure, we have seen it all. So says an article on EducationDive.com, which features five of "this year's ...
Gene A. Budig: Options outside public education help studentsCharleston Gazette
A Chris Christie Cabinet Nomination That Could Affect His 2016 AmbitionsTheBlaze.com
DeRose: Delay on common core only hurts our kidsCT Post

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Education Companies' Profits on Federal Contracts to be Negotiated - Education Week News (blog)

Thu, 2014-12-11 08:48

Education Companies' Profits on Federal Contracts to be Negotiated
Education Week News (blog)
"This is fundamentally going to change the relationship between vendors and school districts," said Sattler, who explained the rules as part of a workshop titled "K12 Federal Education: Understanding the Marketplace," which was attended by about 30 ...

K-12 Tech Expert Publishes Book - Vertical Systems Reseller (blog)

Wed, 2014-12-10 12:28

K-12 Tech Expert Publishes Book
Vertical Systems Reseller (blog)
“Vision” is the second in a series of K-12 technology books published by the authors. In February 2014, they released “N3xt Practices: An Executive Guide for Education Decision Makers,” which is aimed at guiding K-12 education decision makers through ...

Federal Judge Dismisses Investor Lawsuit Against K12 Inc. - Education Week News (blog)

Wed, 2014-12-10 10:25

Federal Judge Dismisses Investor Lawsuit Against K12 Inc.
Education Week News (blog)
A federal judge in Virginia has tossed out a lawsuit brought by investors who claimed they were duped by overly optimistic statements put forward last year by for-profit education provider K12 Inc., shortly before the company's stock plunged. In a 25 ...

K-12 Technology Experts New Book Vision Is Definitive Guide to Technology in ... - IT Business Net

Wed, 2014-12-10 08:48

IT Business Net

K-12 Technology Experts New Book Vision Is Definitive Guide to Technology in ...
IT Business Net
Vision is the second in a series of K-12 technology books published by the authors. In February 2014, they released N3xt Practices: An Executive Guide for Education Decision Makers, which is aimed at guiding K-12 education decision makers through the ...

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