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A Higher Ed Journey Into K-12 Innovation - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

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A Higher Ed Journey Into K-12 Innovation
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
We had the good fortune to recently attend the annual meeting of iNACOL, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning. Reflecting the organization's focus, the panels, attendees, and hallway discussions centered on pre-college education, ...

Gallery: A K-12 Collection for the Ages - Education Week News

Sun, 2014-11-23 16:45

Gallery: A K-12 Collection for the Ages
Education Week News
Educator and K-12 memorabilia collector Richard Lodish is surrounded by some of the items at his home in Bethesda, Md. An old wooden school bell, at left, dates from the early 19th century; a D'nealian cursive handwriting chart is at center, and an ...

Obama's Immigration Plan to Affect Many K-12 Students - Education World

Fri, 2014-11-21 11:00

The New Yorker

Obama's Immigration Plan to Affect Many K-12 Students
Education World
“For example, in Nevada, nearly 18 percent of all K-12 students have at least one parent who is undocumented. On the other hand, in seven states, less than 1 percent of students have an undocumented parent.” The report “shows that Obama's plan will ...
Obama's Immigration Plan Will Affect These K-12 Students With Undocumented ...Huffington Post
Obama plan would benefit immigrants hereCincinnati.com
Obama's immigration action addresses 'huge' uncertainty for many studentsChristian Science Monitor
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Possible Presidential Contender Jeb Bush Defends Common Core - Education Week News (blog)

Thu, 2014-11-20 10:36

Wall Street Journal

Possible Presidential Contender Jeb Bush Defends Common Core
Education Week News (blog)
"This is why the debate over the Common Core State Standards has been troubling, " he said at the National Summit for the Foundation for Excellence in Education, the organization he founded. "I respect those who have weighed in on all sides of this issue.
Jeb Bush offers nuanced defense of Common Core education standardsWashington Post

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Battle over Common Core heats up with proposal to dump standards - Bismarck Tribune

Wed, 2014-11-19 17:33

The Tennessean

Battle over Common Core heats up with proposal to dump standards
Bismarck Tribune
BISMARCK – Groups representing North Dakota businesses and school administrators are speaking out against proposed legislation that would require the state to dump the Common Core education standards and craft its own standards for K-12 students.
Legislation filed to replace Common CoreThe Daily News Journal
Rapid City lawmaker wants attorney general to examine common core ...Rapid City Journal
Mike Bell files bill to cancel CC plan: State Legislature to get proposalCleveland Daily Banner
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A Look At The State Of K-12 Education In Arizona - KJZZ

Wed, 2014-11-19 17:11

A Look At The State Of K-12 Education In Arizona
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Republican Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect Diane Douglas beat most odds in winning her new position. She beat incumbent John Huppenthal in the GOP primary and then defeated Democrat David Garcia in the general election earlier this ...

Rep. John Kline Slated to Remain in Education Committee's Top Spot - Education Week News (blog)

Wed, 2014-11-19 10:25

Rep. John Kline Slated to Remain in Education Committee's Top Spot
Education Week News (blog)
"Fixing a broken K-12 education system, promoting certainty and flexibility in our nation's workplaces, and strengthening higher education are all national priorities that will remain at the forefront of the committee's agenda."] Kline's leadership of ...

SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS - Consumer Electronics Net

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:59

SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS
Consumer Electronics Net
SunGard K-12 Education today announced the release of the eSchoolPLUS Family App. Designed to tighten the feedback loop between schools and families, the Family App puts just-in-time information that supports student achievement at the fingertips of ...

6 Trends Improving K-12 Learning Experiences - Huffington Post

Tue, 2014-11-18 21:03

6 Trends Improving K-12 Learning Experiences
Huffington Post
Early education emphasis: Optional preschool is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Research shows that students who start the formal education experience, even one year earlier than Kindergarten, fare better long term in their academic careers.

Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Tue, 2014-11-18 18:47

Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Bill would repeal Common Core in Tennessee
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
The proposal would set up a Tennessee Standards Commission that would recommend to the State Board of Education new standards to be used in the state's K-12 public schools. Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Dolores Gresham and Senate ...
Rapid City lawmaker wants attorney general to examine common core ...Rapid City Journal
Legislation filed to replace Common CoreThe Daily News Journal
Mike Bell files bill to cancel CC plan: State Legislature to get proposalCleveland Daily Banner
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Pearson Charitable Foundation to Close Its Doors - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-11-18 16:32

Pearson Charitable Foundation to Close Its Doors
Education Week News (blog)
The Pearson Charitable Foundation, the beleaguered nonprofit arm of corporate education giant Pearson, announced Tuesday that it is closing at the end of 2014. In a statement posted on its website, the company said the board of directors of its ...

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Pearson Charitable Foundation to Close Its Doors - Education Week News (blog)

Tue, 2014-11-18 16:30

Pearson Charitable Foundation to Close Its Doors
Education Week News (blog)
The Pearson Charitable Foundation, the beleaguered nonprofit arm of corporate education giant Pearson, announced Tuesday that it is closing at the end of 2014. In a statement posted on its website, the company said the board of directors of its ...

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Department Of Education Investigating K-12 School Districts For Mishandling ... - Huffington Post

Tue, 2014-11-18 15:30

Department Of Education Investigating K-12 School Districts For Mishandling ...
Huffington Post
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational environments. Sexual harassment and sexual violence are considered instances of such discrimination. Under Title IX, K-12 public and private schools that receive federal funding are ...

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Department Of Education Investigating K-12 School Districts For Mishandling ... - Huffington Post

Tue, 2014-11-18 15:24

Huffington Post

Department Of Education Investigating K-12 School Districts For Mishandling ...
Huffington Post
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational environments. Sexual harassment and sexual violence are considered instances of such discrimination. Under Title IX, K-12 public and private schools that receive federal funding are ...

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Bullock's education budget worries some - Great Falls Tribune

Tue, 2014-11-18 10:51

Great Falls Tribune

Bullock's education budget worries some
Great Falls Tribune
Steve Bullock's budget proposes large increases in spending on K-12 education, at least one entity is worried it will erode some of the property tax relief built into the state education funding formula ushered through last session by a bipartisan ...
Bullock proposes budget with new form of Medicaid expansion, plus $45 million ...Billings Gazette

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SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS - PR Web (press release)

Tue, 2014-11-18 07:04

SunGard K-12 Education Releases Family App for eSchoolPLUS
PR Web (press release)
SunGard K-12 Education today announced the release of the eSchoolPLUS Family App. Designed to tighten the feedback loop between schools and families, the Family App puts just-in-time information that supports student achievement at the fingertips of ...

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South Dakota Board of Education: Legislator wants AG's opinion on new K-12 ... - AberdeenNews.com

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:06

AberdeenNews.com

South Dakota Board of Education: Legislator wants AG's opinion on new K-12 ...
AberdeenNews.com
PIERRE — A South Dakota legislator said Monday he would ask the state attorney general for an official opinion on the legality of the state Board of Education proceeding with two new rounds of K-12 education standards. The standards are “inappropriate ...

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Governor Haslam questions new K-12 standards idea in Tennessee - WKRN

Mon, 2014-11-17 19:14

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Governor Haslam questions new K-12 standards idea in Tennessee
WKRN
The bill would establish at Tennessee Standards Commission that would recommend to the State Board of Education all standards to be used in the state's K-12 public schools. Click here to read the bill in full. It would also cancel what the two sponsors ...
Battle over Common Core heats up with proposal to dump standardsBismarck Tribune
Rapid City lawmaker wants attorney general to examine common core ...Rapid City Journal
Legislation filed to replace Common CoreThe Daily News Journal
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Every TN K-12 student touched by new education bill - WKRN

Mon, 2014-11-17 15:43

Every TN K-12 student touched by new education bill
WKRN
Tennessee lawmakers would have more input in the state's K-12 classrooms and do away with controversial Common Core standards under a bill filed Monday by two top Republican state senators. The measure is sponsored by Senate Education Committee ...

The High Price of For-Profit Education and Jeb Bush - Huffington Post

Mon, 2014-11-17 14:08

The High Price of For-Profit Education and Jeb Bush
Huffington Post
Profits ahead of education: Bloomberg news has an extensive article on K12 Inc. and the myriad problems that their charter schools are facing across the country. The article even features a former marketing director of K12 Inc., who goes on the record ...