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This summer, teenagers will canvass in support of politicians, help nurses in hospitals or tweet as part of a company's social media effort. They're still in high school but they are working unpaid internships — sometimes even paying thousands of...
If you have children in the public school you have probably heard of Common Core State Standards. Common Core claims to have more rigorous standards. What could be wrong with that? We all want our children to get the best education possible. The Common...
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The race for a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education pits the political savvy of Antonio Sanchez against the education skills of Monica Ratliff. And when it comes to campaign resources, politics trumps all. Sanchez, 31, has used his background in...
Re "A clash over how to address teacher cheating," May 12 As a principal and a superintendent, I had always taken the view that one of the very important roles of a teacher was to model appropriate behavior. It would appear that the state Commission...
ReutersBy Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE, May 14 (Reuters) - The Seattle public school system, facing a rebellion that stoked the national protest movement over standardized testing in U.S. public schools, is backing away from the contentious multiple-choice exam...
INDIANAPOLIS INDICTMENT Ex-assistant Indy prosecutor faces bribe charge INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former deputy prosecutor has offered to provide federal authorities with evidence that could lead to corruption charges against other current and...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S Attorney Joe Hogsett says 53-year-old David Wyser had agreed to cooperate with investigators as part of a potential plea deal. Wyser was the top deputy to former Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi. Hogsett says Wyser has...
Another member of Gov. Corbett's cabinet is on his way out. Education Secretary Ron Tomalis is looking for another job and does not intend to stay past summer as Corbett's education czar, two senior administration officials have told The Inquirer on...
Parkland School District has recognized, awarded and received a number of achievements in the beginning of May, including ranking 38th in a statewide list of top scoring public school districts and having the middle school jazz band travel to Washington...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis students trying to complete standardized tests that already have been delayed by technical issues have encountered more problems. Indianapolis Public Schools spokesman John Althardt says the district experienced a...
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The Baltimore Teacher's Union has called for the district hold off on attaching penalties to schools' performance on the the new Common Core assessments, citing insufficient professional development and resources to implement the new high-stakes...
As co-chairs of the Illinois Enhance Physical Education Task Force created by the legislature in 2012, we were interested to see the article, “Students split on Prospect High’s divided PE curriculum,” on May 11. Though the approach in...
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