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Families Rally Against New York Teacher Tenure Laws

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Seven families from across New York state who want to end teacher tenure rallied at City Hall on Monday.As WCBS 880′s Jim Smith reported, the families are filing a lawsuit challenging teacher tenure, seniority and disciplinary ... [Published CBS New York - 9 hours ago]
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

Testing: How do we get to Fair Grades?

Here is a link to some excellent reporting from Gary Stern of the Lohud Journal News on the creation of the cut scores for the latest round of testing , about to be released. To all intents and purposes, these cut scores are the way in which the results ... [Published Examiner.com - 35 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Brindisi in favor of new career, technical diploma

Submitted Photo - Assembly Education Committee Chairman Catherine Nolan, left, and Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi speak at a public hearing in Utica discussing a possible new diploma.View and purchase photosUTICA -- Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi says a public ... [Published Rome Observer - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Sultanate plans to establish all women university in Sokoto

The Sultanate Council of Sokoto plans to establish all women Medical University in Sokoto, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, has said.“The council has already applied to the state government for land and the application is receiving positive ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Students lacking on ACT scores

The state Department of Education recently released results on the national ACT college entrance exam that show some improvements, but education officials say the overall results are still low.The ACT tests students in English, math, reading and science. ... [Published American Press - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Calif. Schools Address Lawsuit Over Physical Activity Requirements

Thirty-seven California school districts are asking teachers to prove that students are receiving the mandated amount of time for physical education amid allegations that schools are shirking those requirements and reports of high obesity rates among ... [Published California Healthline - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Education dept to implement NGO’s recommendations

CAMP: The State Education Department has decided to implement some of the recommendations made by the System for Correcting Movement (Syscom), an NGO working on various educational issues.Some of the recommendations that the department, which are likely ... [Published Sakaal Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Balancing Special Education Needs with Rising Costs

A growing number of families seeking private schooling for severely disabled students--at public expense--have butted up against the New York City’s attempts to keep spending under control. This year, after complaints from parent groups reached state ... [Published Education World - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

How Much Do Students Learn in a Year?

State education officials Thursday released a new set of data detailing students’ academic growth . The idea is to show how much kids are learning during the school year.Hear the broadcast version of this story.Georgia parents now can see how their children ... [Published WABE - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

A new roadmap to guard student data

By , Managing Editor, @eSN_MerisRead more by Meris StansburyJuly 28th, 2014DQC releases a policy guide on how to keep student data safe and be more effectiveWith the slew of not just universities , but major corporations like Target, currently coming ... [Published eCampus News - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter to the Editor: Democrats lead like lethal cult

A beautiful song asks God’s blessing on America; but do you really believe God will bless a country that has allowed 50 million abortions?A country that sanctions homosexual marriages? A country that calls actors, athletes, politicians, etc., who “come ... [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Perlis-Satun Province Cooperation To Strengthen Special Bond

SATUN (Thailand), July 27 (Bernama) -- The Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail hoped the special bond between Perlis and Satun Province would be further strengthened with joint activities and cooperation.He said family and trade ... [Published Bernama - Jul 27 2014]

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...He said, "We're an extremely large district, the second largest in the nation," adding, "To have everything perfect all at once, it takes time ... We've been taking a systematic approach, and it's working" (Hayden, Los Angeles Times , 7/27)
"The governor asked him to stay to help with the transition," MacKay said, referring to Cindy Hill's return to head the education agency. "It was just to have him on hand if questions came up."
...There is certainly a headline benefit — "such and such a company is coming to our state" — but what is unknown is whether, in the absence of the incentives, that company would have gone elsewhere...
"School districts have been routinely ignoring the law," Driscoll said. And the Los Angeles Unified School District, the state's largest, "has been a particular offender. They give lip service to the idea that P E is important. That just plain doesn't work. What that produces is kids who don't get enough exercise."

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Testing: How do we get to Fair Grades? [Published Examiner.com - 35 mins ago]
Ohio House GOP plans to intro new bill to repea... [Published Aurora Advocate - 3 hours ago]
New Haven schools get $6.6 million from state, ... [Published New Haven Register - 4 hours ago]
Brindisi in favor of new career, technical diploma [Published Rome Observer - 7 hours ago]
Sultanate plans to establish all women universi... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 7 hours ago]
Students lacking on ACT scores [Published American Press - 8 hours ago]
Calif. Schools Address Lawsuit Over Physical Ac... [Published California Healthline - 8 hours ago]
Families Rally Against New York Teacher Tenure ... [Published CBS New York - 9 hours ago]
Education dept to implement NGO’s recommendations [Published Sakaal Times - 9 hours ago]
Balancing Special Education Needs with Rising C... [Published Education World - 12 hours ago]
Crandall moves on from his Wyo. days [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - 13 hours ago]
Christie's neither to blame nor credit: A Q&A o... [Published New Jersey Online - 14 hours ago]
How Much Do Students Learn in a Year? [Published WABE - 14 hours ago]
Are California Students Getting Enough Gym Clas... [Published Governing - 14 hours ago]
A new roadmap to guard student data [Published eCampus News - 18 hours ago]
MaryJo A. Mason Montagna [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - 20 hours ago]
Ben Takes Over Helm As Greenland Superintendent [Published North West Arkansas Times - 20 hours ago]
Letter to the Editor: Democrats lead like letha... [Published Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - 21 hours ago]
Rising costs for pensions keep schools struggling [Published Johnstown Tribune-Democrat - 23 hours ago]
California schools face lawsuit over physical e... [Published Los Angeles Times - 23 hours ago]
Gujarat CM scholarships for HSC toppers announced [Published Times of India - Jul 28 2014]
Inside look at the Common Core scoring scales [Published Education News - Jul 27 2014]
Dr. Leo Charles Peters Sept. 21, 1931 — July 20... [Published Ames Daily Tribune - Jul 27 2014]
Perlis-Satun Province Cooperation To Strengthen... [Published Bernama - Jul 27 2014]
Protection racket [Published New York Daily News - Jul 27 2014]
Maine Voices: Nothing sinister in school standards [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 27 2014]
P&C 'out of loop' over high schools (Geraldton ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 27 2014]
Pennsylvania near top of list for teacher impro... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 27 2014]
As $50B pension debt weighs on Pennsylvania, ot... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 27 2014]
Reynolds Dagogo-Jack: I’m in the Rivers Governo... [Published This Day Online - Jul 27 2014]
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Kedah mulls entry fee for foreign-registered ve... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jul 20 2014]
The Kedah government is to propose a vehicle entry permit (VEP) fee for foreign-registered vehicles entering Malaysia through Bukit Kayu Hitam, similar to the VEP fee to be implemented for foreign-registered vehicles entering Johor.State education, transportation ...
Underperforming on performance [Published Tim Harford - Jul 15 2014]
State education in Britain consists not of families choosing the best schools but of good schools choosing the best families What is the collective noun for indicators of public service performance? A thicket? A fudge? Whatever it may be, the British ...
School leader mocks Michelle O’s bake sale rest... [Published MuskegonPundit - Jul 09 2014]
School leader mocks Michelle O’s bake sale restrictions: We can’t fundraise ‘selling carrot sticks’ - EAGnews.org powered by Education Action Group Foundation, Inc. : NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Board of Education has passed sweeping new ...
Fitch Affirms State of North Carolina State Edu... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jul 03 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings affirms the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority Series 2012-1 notes at 'AAAsf' with a Stable Rating Outlook. KEY RATING DRIVERS High Collateral Quality: The collateral consists of 100% of Federal ...
Fitch Affirms NC State Education Assistance Aut... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Jun 27 2014]
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings affirms the senior notes at 'AAAsf' issued by North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority - 1995 Master Trust. The Rating Outlook remains Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS High Collateral Quality: The trust collateral ...
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