State Education

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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Notice from State fails to deter PMC's teacher recruitment drive

If the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) education board has its way, 100 teachers could soon be hired to resolve the severe dearth of teaching staff across the 52 English medium schools run by the Corporation.PMC Education Board Chief Shivaji Daundkar, ... [Published Mid Day - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Oklahoma board of education approves committee in Common Core debate

After two months of delays, plans to develop new academic standards to replace Common Core are beginning to take shape.State Board of Education members voted Wednesday to establish a steering committee to examine and recommend “the best process” for developing ... [Published NewsOK.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Pa. teachers union says budget cuts equal lower test scores

A report compiled by the state's largest teachers union is linking education funding cuts to lower student achievement.The Pennsylvania State Education Association says standardized test scores dropped in reading and math for third- through sixth-graders ... [Published News Works - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Neshaminy, support staff to return to bargaining table

The Neshaminy School District and the union representing its support staff will soon sit down for their first negotiating session in more than a month.The two sides agree on at least one thing: They don't like a state-appointed fact-finder's report, which ... [Published Bucks County Courier Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Don’t stoke trouble online, educators warned

KENINGAU: The State Education Department has strongly reminded teachers and education staff in the state to refrain from […] ... [Published MySarawak - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Rhode Island considering another delay to graduation exams

Dive Brief: Rhode Island's plan to give high school  seniors a test in order to graduate may be placed on hold.State Education Commissioner Deborah Gist recommends that the graduation assessment plan be placed on hold for another three years, until 2020, ... [Published Education Dive - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Senators grill education commissioner over low STAAR passing standards

State Education Commissioner Michael Williams came under fire from members of the Senate Education Committee Tuesday over his decision to retain low passing standards on state achievement tests for the fourth year in a row.Read more: Senators grill education ... [Published Gilmer Mirror - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

New state data paves way for final teacher and principal ratings

Original article in Chalkbeat by Geoff DeckerThe State Education Department sent final test-score data to school districts on Friday, meaning the city has what it needs to calculate performance ratings for teachers and principals for the first time using ... [Published Educators 4 Excellence - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 4 reports

Irani Asks States to Focus on Girls’ Education

Union minister for Human Resource Development Smriti Irani has asked all states and Union Territories to lay special focus on education for girls and create a conducive environment for girls to go to schools and complete their education.Speaking of the ... [Published EGov Online - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

State education commissioner pleased with scores, wants to help schools improve

State Education Commissioner Matt Blomstedt said he was pleased that nearly three-quarters of the state’s students are proficient in reading, math and science, but that’s only part of making sure students are successful.“If you look at improvement over ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sudan: White Nile State Education Rapid Assessment for South Sudanese New Arrivals and Host Communities, 24th – 26th Jun 2014

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Sudan, South Sudan Introduction : Since the conflict broke down in South Sudan during mid-Dec 2013, thousands of South Sudanese people reportedly fled their homes to various locations ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

State Education Secretaries Meet

The Conference of State Education Secretaries is being held here today. The Conference was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Smt. Smriti Irani. She sought the States’ co-operation in improving school education. ... [Published Press Information Bureau India - Aug 26 2014]

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"We didn't time it this way, it was just, we had the research," said President Mike Crossey. "The fact that it's coming out in a political season, you know, I'm certain that it'll be used politically."
...with Superintendent [ Renee] Foose , the Board of Education, the Howard County Education Association and parents," Kittleman's platform begins. "However, we can no longer look just within our schools for answers. It will take our entire community to work, plan and invest together before the Gap will close."
"You should know that this board very much believes in local control. We would love to be able to hand the reins back to you, but we're not going to do it until we believe that you're ready" Roger Marcum, chairman of the state board, said to three county school board members who were in Frankfort to testify before the board
"We could have used more time, and we could have used more notice, but we pulled everything together to make sure that 20 kids who were unserved or underserved will be provided for" said Superintendent Phyllis McGill

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Arbitrator: Old Forge teachers union demands co... [Published Scranton Times-Tribune - 2 hours ago]
Broken-windows methods in policing could work i... [Published Examiner.com - 6 hours ago]
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Oklahoma board of education approves committee ... [Published NewsOK.com - 8 hours ago]
District gets more time for Bennett turnaround ... [Published Buffalo News - 9 hours ago]
Norwich school leaders optimistic about making ... [Published Colchester Bulletin - 10 hours ago]
Mixed results on East Rockaway, Lynbrook school … [Published LIHerald.com - 11 hours ago]
Don?t bow down under students? pressure: Partha [Published The Statesman - 12 hours ago]
Pa. teachers union says budget cuts equal lower... [Published News Works - 13 hours ago]
Neshaminy, support staff to return to bargainin... [Published Bucks County Courier Times - 14 hours ago]
Don’t stoke trouble online, educators warned [Published MySarawak - 14 hours ago]
Jim Clark: Discussing Nevada’s business margins... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - 14 hours ago]
ObamaCore: 'Why Johnny [Still] Can't Read' [Published The Patriot Post - 18 hours ago]
Virginia state academic tests show stagnant sco... [Published Washington Post - 18 hours ago]
Democrats' site criticizes Kittleman's record o... [Published Howard County Times - 20 hours ago]
Rhode Island considering another delay to gradu... [Published Education Dive - 20 hours ago]
Senators grill education commissioner over low ... [Published Gilmer Mirror - 21 hours ago]
Breathitt schools to remain under state control [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 23 hours ago]
Chinese military will be trained in Belarus [Published Charter 97 - Aug 27 2014]
Penang Education Department directs ‘teacher sl... [Published The Malaysian Times - Aug 27 2014]
As school bells loom, parents rush to sign kids... [Published Record Online - Aug 27 2014]
Deer Lakes teacher authorize strike in new year... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 27 2014]
Ringgold teachers OK four-year deal [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 27 2014]
Pryor lauds Norwich schools in start-of-year co... [Published TheDay.com - Aug 27 2014]
Gist says General Assembly’s moratorium prompte... [Published Providence Journal - Aug 27 2014]
AL superintendent calls for support of school r... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - Aug 27 2014]
Top schools cannot turn into closed circles: He... [Published Asiaone - Aug 27 2014]
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Sudan: White Nile State Education Rapid Assessm... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Sudan, South Sudan Introduction : Since the conflict broke down in South Sudan during mid-Dec 2013, thousands of South Sudanese people reportedly fled their homes to various locations ...
Continuous commitment needed to achieve objecti... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Aug 24 2014]
All staff members of the Education Ministry have been urged to give continuous commitment to realise the objectives of the Malaysian Education Master Plan 2013-2025 as it is an important process in raising the quality of national education. Deputy ...
Fail: Common Core Test Results Show Most NYS St... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 16 2014]
New York State education officials are qualifying the newly released results of students’ Common Core-aligned test scores with statements such as “We’re in a period of transition,” and “We’ve invested millions of dollars in training to support educators ...
Readin’, Writin’, and Social Justice Agitatin’ [Published Michelle Malkin - Aug 08 2014]
Readin’, Writin’, and Social Justice Agitatin’ by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 It’s back-to-school season across the country. But in an increasing number of districts, “back to school” doesn’t mean back to learning. Under ...
South Carolina Education Panel Backs Plan To En... [Published Think Progress - Jul 30 2014]
South Carolina State Sen. Mike Fair (R) CREDIT: WBTW Channel 13 A South Carolina joint education panel unanimously recommened a new teaching standard to will force biology teachers to encourage students to consider whether the facts really support ...
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