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Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA Stroudsburg man and Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts graduate made it through the first round on the premiere of Season 4 of the hit NBC-TV singing competition “The Voice” Monday, but after just one episode of auditions,......
A similar bill, officially a "parent empowerment" measure, was narrowly defeated last year in the Legislature. This year's version is as divisive as 2012's, The bill has the backing of influential lawmakers and influential education reform groups,...
Tags: Schools, Michelle Rhee, PTA, Jeb Bush
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA Stroudsburg man and Lehigh Valley Charter School for the Arts graduate will appear on the premiere of Season 4 of the hit NBC-TV singing competition “The Voice” tonight, and if the judges are right, he many be on many......
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Thursday. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel looks at the House and Senate budget proposals that were passed by their respective appropriations committees yesterday. * Sun-Sentinel...
Tags: Rick Scott, Government, Executive Branch, Politics
It is heartening to read about the Chicago Tribune’s recent poll about “public impatience with mediocre schools,” (“Ready for reform,” editorial, March 24.) My late husband, Patrick J. Keleher, Jr., a major architect of the...
Before students hunker down to take their SATs this spring, many will have an array of tools to help them with the exam. Flash cards, study guides and — cursive handwriting? For many, cursive handwriting is a thing of the past, an archaic method...
Tags: Teachers, Education, Students, Teaching and Learning
Chefs Alice Waters and Suzanne Goin are pairing up to host “Lunch Matters,” a fundraiser to revamp the lunch program at the Larchmont Charter School in West Hollywood on April 21. The event will raise funds to rebuild a kitchen where the...
Charter schools in Lake County so far have been either a bore or a dismal failure. That's too bad, because charters hold intriguing possibilities for education. They also can quickly descend into the realm of educational whimsy — funded by you,...
SACRAMENTO -- As Michelle Rhee pushes her controversial brand of education reform in California's capital, she has tapped one of the town's most influential power brokers, Fabian Nunez, to guide her strategy. The former Assembly speaker and high-powered...
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning. * Orlando Sentinel reports that former RPOF Chairman Jim Greer faces sentencing today. * The Sun-Sentinel writes that the Senate will pitch its repeal of PIP...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelBills in the state legislature that would give school districts and the state more power to regulate charters would be a move in the wrong direction, said Jeanne Allen, founder and president of the Center for Education Reform, in an interview with...
Mar 26, 2013 | Allentown Morning Call
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Apr 3, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Apr 2, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Mar 31, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 29, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 29, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Mar 27, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 27, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Mar 14, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
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