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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As many as 16,000 more 4-year-olds will go to preschool in Michigan next school year, a significant enrollment boost that Gov. Rick Snyder hopes to increase even more the following year. An influx of up to $65 million —...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Educational goals being implemented in Michigan schools have sparked a contentious debate in Lansing, pitting Republican Gov. Rick Snyder against the Republican-led Legislature that is taking steps to halt the standards. In...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday heard personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety organizations as he drafts the Obama administration's response to the shooting at a Connecticut...
JULIE PACE,Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Expressing confidence but leaving nothing to chance, President Barack Obama indulged his superstitions by engaging in a traditional Election Day basketball game with friends as the race that will determine his political future was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Monday said Chicago teachers are turning their backs on thousands of students and that President Barack Obama is rooting for the striking educators. Obama's top spokesman said the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Six teenagers were being questioned by Chicago police Tuesday after a video was posted online showing the brutal beating of a 17-year-old by unknown assailants who can be heard repeating racial slurs and making derogatory comments...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — It could be the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind. The goal was lofty: Get all children up to par in math and reading by 2014. But the nation isn't getting there, and now some states are getting out. In a sign of...
Federal education officials say schools serving mostly black students are more likely to have inexperienced teachers than those largely serving whites, and few school districts have pre-kindergarten programs targeting low-income students. U.S....
An estimated 82 percent of U.S. schools could be labeled as "failing" under the nation's No Child Left Behind Act this year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday. The Department of Education estimates the number of schools not meeting...
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The Hartford CourantThe state plans to take steps to avoid "double-testing" students next year while it transitions from the Connecticut Mastery Test to a new computerized test called "Smarter Balanced." The move comes as a result of a letter issued Tuesday by U.S....
The urge to create is as old as the human race, as ancient as the day someone felt the urge to draw colorful lines across bodies and faces or, more permanently, paint on or carve into the walls of a cave. This sort of self-expression reaches a natural, if...
MOORESVILLE, N.C. – President Obama on Thursday pledged to bring high-speed Internet to nearly all students in their classrooms within five years, calling on the Federal Communications Commission to expand an existing initiative that will help...
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