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Standards only part of SD meeting; music tutoring still an issue - Dearborn Country Register

Wed, 2014-04-16 16:44

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Standards only part of SD meeting; music tutoring still an issue
Dearborn Country Register
Just days before Indiana released its new k-12 education standards, the Sunman-Dearborn Community School Board discussed the state's withdrawal from federal Common Core standards. The topic arose at the Thursday, April 10, board meeting after S-D ...
Parents outraged at new curriculum standardsDaily Athenaeum
Outspoken UW-Oshkosh professor dukes it out over Common CoreMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Why We Chose to Opt OutHuffington Post
SYS-CON Media (press release)
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Schauer releases plan to raise education funding in Mich. - WSBT-TV

Wed, 2014-04-16 16:44

Schauer releases plan to raise education funding in Mich.
WSBT-TV
Schauer and Brown criticized Snyder for cutting over $1 billion from education to pay for a $1.8 billion tax break for businesses, but the state's K-12 spending — excluding federal, preschool and adult education funding — has increased every year of ...
Democrat Mark Schauer unveils his plan for public education fundingBattle Creek Enquirer

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Sector plan a huge step forward in K-12 education community - Estevan Mercury

Wed, 2014-04-16 15:29

Sector plan a huge step forward in K-12 education community
Estevan Mercury
The provincial education sector strategic plan (ESSP) is now out there for the educators, administrators and general public to digest fully. Education Minister Don Morgan in concert with Saskatchewan School Boards Association president Janet Foord of ...

Democrat Mark Schauer unveils his plan for public education funding - Port Huron Times Herald

Wed, 2014-04-16 12:58

WWMT-TV

Democrat Mark Schauer unveils his plan for public education funding
Port Huron Times Herald
I'm the product of public education and so is everyone in my family.” Schauer and his running mate, Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown, blasted Snyder for cutting K-12 foundation grants since taking office in 2011 while reducing taxes on Michigan ...
Mark Schauer calls education his “top priority” in schools planMichigan Radio
Schauer releases plan to raise education funding in Mich.WSBT-TV

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Democrat Mark Schauer calls public education 'top priority', unveils funding plan - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-04-16 12:17

Democrat Mark Schauer calls public education 'top priority', unveils funding plan
Detroit Free Press
I'm the product of public education and so is everyone in my family.” Schauer and his running mate, Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown, blasted Snyder for cutting K-12 foundation grants since taking office in 2011 while reducing taxes on Michigan ...
Schauer Wants Revision of School Aid Fund Distribution, More $ for K-12News Radio Wood
Mark Schauer outlines education plan, calls school funding 'top economic priority'Michigan Business Review - MLive.com
Schauer unveils education prioritiesWKZO

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Education Roundtable to consider draft K-12 academic standards - Reporter-Times

Wed, 2014-04-16 11:21

Education Roundtable to consider draft K-12 academic standards
Reporter-Times
State education officials have released draft academic standards for grades K-12 that combine elements of Common Core, previous Indiana guidelines and recommendations from outside organizations. kAm%96 AC@A@D65 DE2?52C5D – 2G2:=23=6 @?
Up Next preps for championship eventLiberty Tribune

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Education officials release draft of academic standards - Indianapolis Business Journal

Tue, 2014-04-15 18:30

Education officials release draft of academic standards
Indianapolis Business Journal
State education officials have released draft academic standards for grades K-12 that combine elements of Common Core, previous Indiana guidelines and recommendations from outside organizations. The proposed standards, available online, will be ...
Standards only part of SD meeting; music tutoring still an issueDearborn Country Register
Outspoken UW-Oshkosh professor dukes it out over Common CoreMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Parents outraged at new curriculum standardsDaily Athenaeum
Huffington Post -Shelbynews
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Florida Lawmakers Approve Education Data-Privacy Bill - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-04-15 16:48

Florida Lawmakers Approve Education Data-Privacy Bill
Education Week News (blog)
A Florida bill that attempts to ensure education data privacy for students and their families has received nearly unanimous support from state legislators, and is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott. The bill, SB 188, covers phasing out ...

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Districts Cheer Kansas K-12 Aid Deal, Despite Uncertainties - Education Week News

Tue, 2014-04-15 15:39

Education Week News

Districts Cheer Kansas K-12 Aid Deal, Despite Uncertainties
Education Week News
That ruling, issued by the Kansas Supreme Court on March 7, said the state's K-12 funding system was inequitable, and required legislators to expand education funding through both operating and capital budget increases. It also ordered a lower court to ...
Student voice on LAUSD will better diversify decisionsDaily Trojan Online
Legislators offer tax credits for scholarships to private schoolsHays Daily News
School funding compromise allows tax credits for 'school choice'hays Post

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Education Roundtable to consider draft K-12 academic standards - The Statehouse File

Tue, 2014-04-15 13:52

Education Roundtable to consider draft K-12 academic standards
The Statehouse File
INDIANAPOLIS – State education officials have released draft academic standards for grades K-12 that combine elements of Common Core, previous Indiana guidelines and recommendations from outside organizations. The proposed standards – available ...

Final draft released of state's new academic standards for K-12 - Muncie Star Press

Tue, 2014-04-15 09:49

Final draft released of state's new academic standards for K-12
Muncie Star Press
The final version of Indiana's proposed K-12 math and English outcomes — the academic guidelines intended to replace the controversial national Common Core standards — was released today. ... The Indiana Education Roundtable, co-chaired by Gov.
Education officials release draft of academic standardsIndianapolis Business Journal
Standards only part of SD meeting; music tutoring still an issueDearborn Country Register
Parents outraged at new curriculum standardsDaily Athenaeum
Huffington Post -Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Draft of K-12 standards set to go to Education Roundtable - The Statehouse File

Tue, 2014-04-15 09:07

Kingsport Times News

Draft of K-12 standards set to go to Education Roundtable
The Statehouse File
INDIANAPOLIS – State education officials have released draft academic standards for grades K-12 that combine elements of Common Core, previous Indiana guidelines and recommendations from outside organizations. The proposed standards – available ...
Final draft released of state's new academic standards for K-12Muncie Star Press
Parents outraged at new curriculum standardsDaily Athenaeum
Decision could come soon on new academic standardsShelbynews
The Federalist -Elko Daily Free Press
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Should Mexican-American studies be its own school subject? (K-12 Education ... - LubbockOnline.com (blog)

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:54

Should Mexican-American studies be its own school subject? (K-12 Education ...
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
Supporters feel Mexican-American studies is key to truly understanding a state that was once part of Mexico and where Hispanic students make up 51 percent of the public education system, the Associated Press reported. Opponents, however, dismissed the ...

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Should Mexican-American studies be its own school subject? (K-12 Education ... - LubbockOnline.com (blog)

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:06

Should Mexican-American studies be its own school subject? (K-12 Education ...
LubbockOnline.com (blog)
Supporters of a proposal to add a Mexican-American studies course as a statewide high school elective arrive for Texas arrive for a Texas Board of Education hearing, Tuesday, April 8, in Austin. Proponents say the move would give students a deeper ...

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University students to rally for higher K-12 teacher pay - News & Observer

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:14

University students to rally for higher K-12 teacher pay
News & Observer
Students for Education Reform-North Carolina will bring two 10-foot ladders signed by students at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University to a rally outside the Legislative Building on Monday afternoon to show their support for raising early-career teacher ...

University students to rally for higher K-12 teacher pay - News & Observer

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:14

University students to rally for higher K-12 teacher pay
News & Observer
Students for Education Reform-North Carolina will bring two 10-foot ladders signed by students at UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University to a rally outside the Legislative Building on Monday afternoon to show their support for raising early-career teacher ...

Poll: North Dakota has highest confidence in K-12 system, Minn. ranks 3rd - WDAY

Fri, 2014-04-11 09:43

Poll: North Dakota has highest confidence in K-12 system, Minn. ranks 3rd
WDAY
Poll: North Dakota has highest confidence in K-12 system, Minn. ranks 3rd. FARGO -– Sheena Ramirez is a big fan of Jefferson Elementary School. She says her son, third-grader Braeden, is getting an excellent education at the public school in Fargo.
Poll: ND has highest confidence in K-12 system; Minn. ranks thirdJamestown Sun
87 percent of polled North Dakota residents gave high ratings to state's ...The Republic

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State education department chief of staff attacks Legislature's K-12 budget - al.com (blog)

Thu, 2014-04-10 19:07

State education department chief of staff attacks Legislature's K-12 budget
al.com (blog)
According to a state education officials, the proposed education trust fund budget would provide more than $4 billion for K-12 education in 2015, down $161 million from the school board's requested budget. According to the Legislative Fiscal Office ...

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Poll: ND has highest confidence in K-12 system, Minn. ranks 3rd - In-Forum

Thu, 2014-04-10 16:40

Poll: ND has highest confidence in K-12 system, Minn. ranks 3rd
In-Forum
People polled in states that ranked their K-12 education system the highest also said their public schools prepared students for success in the workplace. South Dakota led in that area at 83 percent, followed by North Dakota (82 percent), Iowa (81 ...
Poll: ND has highest confidence in K-12 system; Minn. ranks thirdJamestown Sun
87 percent of polled North Dakota residents gave high ratings to state's ...The Republic

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Poll: ND has highest confidence in K-12 system, MN ranks 3rd - In-Forum

Thu, 2014-04-10 15:32

Poll: ND has highest confidence in K-12 system, MN ranks 3rd
In-Forum
FARGO – Nearly nine out of 10 North Dakotans rate the state's public kindergarten through 12th-grade education system as excellent or good – the highest rating in the nation. Eighty-seven percent of North Dakotans gave the quality of K-12 education in ...