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Chicago voters hold a dim view of Rahm Emanuel's stewardship of public education after a tumultuous year that featured a teachers strike and the mayor's push to close many neighborhood elementary schools, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows....
Riverside Brookfield High School is among the top schools in the state, according to rankings by U.S. News & World Report and the American Institutes for Research. The rankings are based on Prairie State Achievement Exams, Advanced Placement test scores...
Sentinel School ZoneTwo separate national rankings of high schools in the past week have highlighted a few top performers in Central Florida -- but reflect little agreement on what the "best" schools are. A new list of "America's Best High Schools" by Newsweek and The...
7:20 p.m. update -- We recieved the following update Tuesday night from the Indiana Department of Education: "Based upon assurances made by CTB McGraw Hill, the Indiana Department of Education is opening ISTEP+ testing tomorrow morning, Wednesday, May...
The Hartford CourantThe school system wants to know what parents and employees think about everything from academics to the atmoshere in the schools. School officials emailed to employees and parents on Monday a survey with about 20 questions. The results will be used to...
Los Angeles' two mayoral candidates said Tuesday that they support making teacher evaluations public, going well beyond a level of disclosure that is supported by top school district officials. City Controller Wendy Greuel and City Councilman Eric...
Academic Decathlon teams from Los Angeles have won the state competition and, in a first, taken both first and second place at the national competition. Now, the season ends with one more distinction for L.A. Unified: Franklin High School has won a...
Tags: Decathlon, Science and Technology
Florida’s teachers could get raises as soon as this summer under a revised budget agreement state lawmakers hammered out Wednesday. The change means school employees won’t have to wait until June 2014 for a pay hike, as legislative leaders...
The Hartford CourantMisquoting William Shakespeare: "Now is the spring of our discontent." Indeed, even as the daffodils blossom and the songbirds sing, my students at the University of Connecticut are stressing out from their end-of-semester quest for high grades....
Two years ago, Denise Hibbard returned to her native Illinois after opening a high school in California and leading it to academic success. In July, Hibbard will replace longtime principal Timothy Dohrer at New Trier's Winnetka campus. She's been lauded...
Getting recognized by a national publication as one of the best schools in the state is cause for celebration. But for Maine South, while it's still an honor, officials say it has become one that's almost expected. On April 23, U.S. News & World...
Tags: Human Interest
Gov. Rick Scott praised Florida's public-school teachers Tuesday during a visit to Ocoee Middle School, one of five stops on his weeklong "victory tour" to celebrate teacher raises. "We've got great teachers in our state, and we should be very thankful,"...
Tags: Students, Government, Politics, Laws, Executive Branch
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