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Channel 2 NewsAnchorage School District Superintendent Jim Browder says cuts to the district's 2013-2014 budget are some of the toughest choices he's had to make. Browder has proposed eliminating 215 jobs -- including all eight of the high-school career resource...
Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Department of Education has approved Alaska's request for a one-year freeze on state targets under the No Child Left Behind Act. Under the Bush-era law, the number of students needed to pass standardized tests to achieve adequate yearly...
NBC NewsAs states look to money-saving measures, students are still looking for guidance about college choices. This opens up the path for private guidance counseling -- an expanding industry. "College is no joke," Robert Roddy says to a group of freshmen....
Special to the TribuneCHARLESTON, Ill — Taylor Knauf fell short of placing in the state pole vault the last two years, so the Aurora Christian senior determined that 12 feet, 6 inches — 6 inches better than her personal record — would be her goal. Knauf...
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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Many of us believe the college admissions process has spiraled out of control. There are also plenty among us who feel that our education system has become too test-centric. And at the intersection of the two lies the SAT, the most dreaded, derided,...
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...
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...
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...
The job of veteran teacher Ricardo Gonzales was on the line before a state review panel. He's a respected elementary school instructor who tutors students and coaches soccer on his own time. But the L.A. Unified School District wanted to fire him...
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...
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