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A team of "geeks" will arrive in South Bend in the next few weeks with one main goal: use computer programs to make the city better. The Code for America fellowship program is bringing the experts in fields such as computer programming and urban planning...
INDIANA-BUS CRASH More than 50 hurt when Indiana school buses crash NORTH WEBSTER, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana authorities say about 50 middle and high school students were injured and a bus driver was seriously hurt in a chain-reaction crash...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A man who fired shots into a crowd and wounded a man outside of a South Bend bar during a fight in which his cousin was killed has been sentenced to two years in prison. The judge who sentenced James Garcia Jr. yesterday said...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A $3.4 million grant from the Lilly Endowment will help place about 90 teachers in the Indianapolis Public Schools. Some $2 million of that grant to The Mind Trust will go toward adding 40 people to the Teach for America program...
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The Hartford CourantThe board of education confirmed the appointments of four school principals Tuesday night, including new leaders for Jumoke Academy at Milner School, Breakthrough Magnet School and Pathways Academy of Technology and Design. But in a rare move, the...
As the class of 2013 dispenses with college, reflects on commencement oratory and embraces quests beyond the campus cocoon, the rest of us would do well to consider their context and our choice. This is a class rooted in the last century (born in 1991),...
The Hartford CourantSuperintendent Christina Kishimoto told education leaders Wednesday that she wants Achievement First to open another charter school in the city, possibly in 2014. Calling for more schools that "work," Kishimoto said during her annual State of the Schools...
West Virginia would change how county school districts hire teachers, free up more days on their calendars to bolster student instruction and require full-week schooling for 4-year-olds statewide, under legislation sent to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Friday....
The 2013 session of the Legislature showed we have deepening, serious problems in rural South Dakota. A law was passed creating a tuition-payback program for lawyers. They have to go to rural counties — those with fewer than 10,000 populations...
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin saw his proposed overhaul of public schools clear its first legislative hurdle Tuesday when the Senate Education Committee endorsed the bill with modest changes to language addressing teacher hiring and the school calendar. Advanced...
Re "New rules for interns in schools," March 8 The problem with putting teaching interns from programs like Teach for America into classrooms with English-language learners isn't the interns' lack of competence teaching such students; it's their lack of...
In California, teachers whose students include English learners are required by state law to have special certification. That's sensible, given the special challenges that come with running a classroom in which not all children are equally proficient in...
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