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Center for Economic Education supports K-12 teachers - Valdosta Daily Times

Wed, 2014-10-29 06:15

Valdosta Daily Times

Center for Economic Education supports K-12 teachers
Valdosta Daily Times
A joint initiative with the Georgia Council on Economic Education (GCEE), the Center for Economic Education at VSU is dedicated to helping elementary, middle, and high school teachers across South Georgia take on the highly challenging task of teaching ...

EU lauds PH's K-12, academic calendar shift - Inquirer.net

Wed, 2014-10-29 03:13

EU lauds PH's K-12, academic calendar shift
Inquirer.net
“In most of Europe, there is an approach to education that is not elitist. A university degree is not for the rich, they are for anybody who has the brains to get them. Filipinos should look into the numbers and they will be surprised at how affordable ...

Outman, Emmons, address K-12 education funding claims - Greenville Daily News

Tue, 2014-10-28 18:03

Outman, Emmons, address K-12 education funding claims
Greenville Daily News
... that we cut education funding.” he said. Outman. along with Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, went on to explain that they do not believe K-12 education funding has been cut under Snyder. For the complete story read Tuesday's edition of The Daily News.

How Well Did Schools Implement School Improvement Grants? - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-10-28 16:27

How Well Did Schools Implement School Improvement Grants?
Education Week News (blog)
Back in 2010, the U.S. Department of Education pumped more than $3 billion into the country's lowest-performing schools and gave them very specific instructions about how to use the money. So did schools actually implement every aspect of the federal ...

Eleven civil rights groups urge Obama to drop test-based K-12 'accountability ... - Washington Post (blog)

Tue, 2014-10-28 11:22

Eleven civil rights groups urge Obama to drop test-based K-12 'accountability ...
Washington Post (blog)
Eleven national civil rights groups sent a letter Tuesday to President Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and congressional leaders saying that the current standardized test-based “accountability system” for K-12 education ignores “critical ...
Civil Rights Groups Want Resources for Students to Factor in AccountabilityEducation Week News (blog)

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Courtroom drama cheats K-12 kids - azcentral.com

Tue, 2014-10-28 10:26

azcentral.com

Courtroom drama cheats K-12 kids
azcentral.com
The state and its K-12 district schools should not be adversaries. They have a shared goal: educate kids. It's time to let that obligation supersede the politics and the ideology. But that's not what's happening. The state and the schools are back in ...

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Civil Rights Groups Want Resources for Students to Factor in Accountability - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-10-28 09:49

Civil Rights Groups Want Resources for Students to Factor in Accountability
Education Week News (blog)
The letter was also signed by: the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights, the League of United Latin American Citizens, the National Opportunity to Learn Campaign, the National Urban League, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the National ...

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Tax cuts and more K-12 money among promises from Gov. Scott - Wink News

Mon, 2014-10-27 18:45

MiamiHerald.com

Tax cuts and more K-12 money among promises from Gov. Scott
Wink News
WINK News spoke one-on-one with Governor Rick Scott in the first of a special series profiling the candidates for governor. Republican Gov. Rick Scott is promising more tax and fee cuts, and higher funding for K-12 education, if he wins a second term.
What A Second Term Of Rick Scott Or Charlie Crist Will Mean For Florida ...StateImpact Florida
Crist, Scott keep recycling campaign attacksPolitiFact
Newsmax Endorses Rick Scott for Fla. Governor: Vote Early, Vote for Jobs and ...Newsmax.com

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Let's Stop the K-12 Bickering - Education Week News

Mon, 2014-10-27 10:50

Education Week News

Let's Stop the K-12 Bickering
Education Week News
The national education conversation should elevate the importance of students and link their future to academic results. Who should be leading this chorus? That would be us—the people who work in education. And when our actions fall far short of our ...

Battle over Arizona education funding goes to trial - azcentral.com

Mon, 2014-10-27 03:03

azcentral.com

Battle over Arizona education funding goes to trial
azcentral.com
The courts have already ruled the state shorted public and charter K-12 schools by not fully covering inflation. Cooper ordered the state to immediately boost education funding by $336 million a year to catch schools up to where they should be under a ...

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Google's Classroom Gets Upgrades, Scrutiny - Education Week News (blog)

Thu, 2014-10-23 18:52

Google's Classroom Gets Upgrades, Scrutiny
Education Week News (blog)
The added grading functionality is in line with what learning management systems typically provide, said David Irwin, a managing partner of the K-12 education practice at Gartner Inc., an information-technology research and advisory firm. With the ...

Special Education PTO presents transitioning program - Hartford Courant

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:52

Special Education PTO presents transitioning program
Hartford Courant
Nick Gelbar, Ph.D. of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities out of the University of Connecticut presented a program for parents on how to prepare to transition their special needs children to life beyond their K-12 education.

Special Education PTO presents transitioning program - Hartford Courant

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:52

Special Education PTO presents transitioning program
Hartford Courant
Nick Gelbar, Ph.D. of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities out of the University of Connecticut presented a program for parents on how to prepare to transition their special needs children to life beyond their K-12 education.

Our Voice: Community college funding is as crucial as K-12 - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Wed, 2014-10-22 14:43

Our Voice: Community college funding is as crucial as K-12
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
The community college system is a bastion of second chances, providing people a way to improve their lives. Whether it is adults needing classes for basic education or a new career, or high school students wanting a less expensive start to their four ...

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Nevada K-12 education funding remains below pre-recession levels - Elko Daily Free Press

Wed, 2014-10-22 08:58

Nevada K-12 education funding remains below pre-recession levels
Elko Daily Free Press
Murillo says voter approval of a proposed two percent tax on businesses, also known as the Margin Tax or Question 3, would generate an estimated $800 million per year to fund public education. He says that much money would help restore funding for K-12 ...

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Nevada K-12 education funding remains below pre-recession levels - Elko Daily Free Press

Wed, 2014-10-22 07:07

Nevada K-12 education funding remains below pre-recession levels
Elko Daily Free Press
CARSON CITY — The results of a new study from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities show education funding for K-12 schools in Nevada remains below pre-recession levels. Ruben Murillo, president at the Nevada State Education Association, says ...

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Our Voice: Community college funding is as crucial as K-12 - Bellingham Herald

Wed, 2014-10-22 03:16

Our Voice: Community college funding is as crucial as K-12
Bellingham Herald
So it is possible these budget constraints will pit K-12 funding requirements against the needs of higher education. What a shame. The two go hand-in-hand and crippling one to pay for the other makes no sense. We hope that despite the challenge ...

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California Rivals Clash on Vision for K-12 Leadership - Education Week News

Tue, 2014-10-21 17:46

Education Week News

California Rivals Clash on Vision for K-12 Leadership
Education Week News
Ms. Spearman, a former member of the state legislature who leads the state's school administrator association, is a proponent of school choice and wants to expand the creation of career education centers in the state. Mr. Thompson, who has worked as a ...

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Oklahoma Wants Its NCLB Waiver Back, Right Now - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-10-21 16:39

Oklahoma Wants Its NCLB Waiver Back, Right Now
Education Week News (blog)
As Anne Hyslop, a senior analyst at Bellwether Education Partners pointed out to me, there are at least three other states—Louisiana, New Jersey, and New Mexico—that haven't yet gotten the all-clear from the feds on their waiver extensions. And ...

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Beshear admits more funds should be directed to K-12 students - Louisville Business First

Mon, 2014-10-20 17:45

Beshear admits more funds should be directed to K-12 students
Louisville Business First
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said the state must do more to protect K-12 education from losses due to inflation. He responded earlier this week to a new report showing Kentucky's education funding has slipped by 11.4 percent since 2008 when inflation is ...