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Fort Bend ISD Education Foundation ranks second in its division in national ... - Fortbendstar.com

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Fort Bend ISD Education Foundation ranks second in its division in national ...
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“Most parents have never heard of their local K-12 education foundation, yet nearly all children are impacted by the foundation's work,” said Dewey Caruthers, president of dewey & associates and author of the study. “Education foundations enhance ...

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Study Ranks Six Florida K-12 Education Foundations among the Top 25 in the ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Study Ranks Six Florida K-12 Education Foundations among the Top 25 in the ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Consortium of Florida Education Foundations members have been ranked among the top education foundations in the United States. Pinellas ranks first in the nation with Hillsborough, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard and Polk making the top 25 and another six ...

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Taking a Look at How the November Elections Will Affect K-12 Education - Peach Pundit

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Boston Globe

Taking a Look at How the November Elections Will Affect K-12 Education
Peach Pundit
Georgia's education funding formula, the role of charter schools, and the Common Core standards are major topics in the races for governor and state school superintendent. This morning, Education Week takes a look at how issues affecting K-12 education ...
Wyoming education agency launches campaign to define termsCasper Star-Tribune Online
Fuller Endorses Common Coreurbanmilwaukee
Common core favorable at UAArizona Daily Wildcat
Human Events -TucsonSentinel.com
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Proposed SIECUS sex education curriculum for grades K-12 under fire - Live Action News

Tue, 2014-09-30 12:19

Live Action News

Proposed SIECUS sex education curriculum for grades K-12 under fire
Live Action News
Last week in Clark County (Las Vegas), NV, the local school board meeting was flooded with parents, furious about sex education proposals in the Clark County School District (CCSD). While the superintendent denies that Kindergartners would be taught ...

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Common Core Heats Up Louisiana Senate Race - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-09-30 09:50

Common Core Heats Up Louisiana Senate Race
Education Week News (blog)
The debate over the common core already lit up the Senate campaign in Georgia, while other education issues over funding, teacher evaluation and pay, and higher education headlined races in North Carolina and Iowa. With just over a month left before ...

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Gov. Rick Snyder (left) and challenger Mark Schauer (Photo: unknown) - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2014-09-29 13:15

Detroit Free Press

Gov. Rick Snyder (left) and challenger Mark Schauer (Photo: unknown)
Detroit Free Press
According to the nonpartisan Senate Fiscal Agency, the state share of total K-12 funding in the 2003 fiscal year, when Democratic former Gov. Jennifer Granholm took office, was $11.3 billion. The total amount of state funds spent on K-12 education in ...
Snyder, Schauer to be on “To The Point”WOODTV.com
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder defends education funding, right-to-work law in ...MLive.com
Snyder defends record, says he made tough callsMonroe Evening News

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Key Georgia Electoral Contests Put K-12 Front and Center - Education Week News

Mon, 2014-09-29 08:38

Education Week News

Key Georgia Electoral Contests Put K-12 Front and Center
Education Week News
Carter calls himself a fiscal conservative and doesn't want a state tax increase to reverse K-12 cuts, and hasn't specified where additional money for education would come from. Gov. Deal says that—combined with Sen. Carter's votes supporting the ...

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Idea of the Day: The Efforts to Improve K-12 Education - Center For American Progress

Fri, 2014-09-26 10:04

Center For American Progress

Idea of the Day: The Efforts to Improve K-12 Education
Center For American Progress
They recognized the failure of previous education standards to prepare students for life after high school, and they agreed that all students should be held to high expectations and taught the knowledge and skills needed to succeed the 21st century.

Politics Threaten Efforts to Improve K-12 Education - Center For American Progress

Fri, 2014-09-26 09:20

Center For American Progress

Politics Threaten Efforts to Improve K-12 Education
Center For American Progress
They recognized the failure of previous education standards to prepare students for life after high school, and they agreed that all students should be held to high expectations and taught the knowledge and skills needed to succeed the 21st century.
Miller on Common Core, Teacher Evaluation, and NCLB RenewalEducation Week News (blog)
Bill Gates Wants Catholic School Kids To Endure Common Core, BUT NOT HISDaily Caller
Richmond Schools start the new year with a new budget and the controversial ...Richmond Confidential

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Four Ways Higher Education Can Change the K-12 Equation - Huffington Post

Fri, 2014-09-26 01:56

Huffington Post

Four Ways Higher Education Can Change the K-12 Equation
Huffington Post
Most Americans believe that the major problem with K-12 education today is a lack of quality standards. Schools aren't able to effectively impose higher standards, students aren't expected to meet higher standards, and the process of implementing ...

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SJISD board responds to Supreme Court ruling on K-12 Education Funding - SanJuanIslander.com

Thu, 2014-09-25 17:57

SJISD board responds to Supreme Court ruling on K-12 Education Funding
SanJuanIslander.com
Board Chair Brent Snow continued, “Although it takes some time and effort, I encourage everyone in the community to set aside time to write our state senators, representatives and governor and encourage them to fund basic education at the levels they ...

Venture Capitalists Are Poised to 'Disrupt' Everything About the Education Market - The Nation.

Thu, 2014-09-25 13:17

The Nation.

Venture Capitalists Are Poised to 'Disrupt' Everything About the Education Market
The Nation.
Next year, the market size of K-12 education is projected to be $788.7 billion. And currently, much of that money is spent in the public sector. “It's really the last honeypot for Wall Street,” says Donald Cohen, the executive director of In the Public ...

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Four Ways Higher Education Can Change the K-12 Equation - Huffington Post

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:20

Huffington Post

Four Ways Higher Education Can Change the K-12 Equation
Huffington Post
Most Americans believe that the major problem with K-12 education today is a lack of quality standards. Schools aren't able to effectively impose higher standards, students aren't expected to meet higher standards, and the processof implementing ...

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Four Ways Higher Education Can Change the K-12 Equation - Huffington Post

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:11

Huffington Post

Four Ways Higher Education Can Change the K-12 Equation
Huffington Post
Most Americans believe that the major problem with K-12 education today is a lack of quality standards. Schools aren't able to effectively impose higher standards, students aren't expected to meet higher standards, and the process of implementing ...

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What If? 'Tweeting' the Historic 1989 Education Summit - Education Week News (blog)

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:00

Education Week News (blog)

What If? 'Tweeting' the Historic 1989 Education Summit
Education Week News (blog)
This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the national education summit in Charlottesville, Va., which ultimately provided a big boost for the standards movement. The event, which was called by President George H.W. Bush to help further his pledge to ...

Education pathways: K-12 students find success in virtual school - Vincennes Sun Commercial

Wed, 2014-09-24 14:58

Education pathways: K-12 students find success in virtual school
Vincennes Sun Commercial
(BPT) - With more school choices than ever and the evolution of technology, students are redefining their own pathway to a successful K-12 education. More families are building complete, harmonious educational experiences for their children by choosing ...

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Reforming K-12 Education: How the Activists Are Doing It - Huffington Post

Wed, 2014-09-24 14:11

Reforming K-12 Education: How the Activists Are Doing It
Huffington Post
Activism when it comes to public K-12 education is flourishing. Laws regarding K-12 education are no longer simply handed down and enforced without pushback - student, parents, teachers and outside activists have a larger voice than ever when it comes ...

Efficiency Index Report Challenged by Think Tank - Education Week News (blog)

Wed, 2014-09-24 10:42

Efficiency Index Report Challenged by Think Tank
Education Week News (blog)
For the index, test scores from the Programme for International Student Assessment (or PISA) were used to measure educational outcomes, and each country's efficiency was captured by using an econometric technique called stochastic frontier analysis, ...

Historic Summit Fueled Push for K-12 Standards - Education Week News

Tue, 2014-09-23 18:51

Education Week News

Historic Summit Fueled Push for K-12 Standards
Education Week News
President George H.W. Bush, U.S. Secretary of Education Lauro F. Cavazos, center, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, right, and Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton, behind right, arrive for ceremonies concluding Mr. Bush's 1989 education summit with state governors in ...

New Study: Adequate Yearly Progress Not So Bad - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-09-23 16:45

New Study: Adequate Yearly Progress Not So Bad
Education Week News (blog)
And the burdensome consequences associated with not meeting AYP are what drove the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to offer states waivers from the law, at least in part. But as it turns out, Thomas Ahn and Jacob Vigdor, the research team ...