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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Educational goals being implemented in Michigan schools have sparked a contentious debate in Lansing, pitting Republican Gov. Rick Snyder against the Republican-led Legislature that is taking steps to halt the standards. In...
The Hartford Courant— Local students gathered in a town hall meeting Friday asked U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan his opinion of armed guards in schools, how much standardized testing is too much, and a long list of school security issues. "The...
Tribune reportersAfter the Chicago School Board meeting Wednesday, many of the aldermen who argued unsuccessfully to keep schools in their wards open said they were disappointed with the process. Ald. Deborah Graham, 29th, said she went to testify at the school board...
Reuters* Few students get recommended daily hour of exercise * 44 percent of schools cut exercise for more reading, math By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) - U.S. schools need to boost efforts to get students moving, and make gym class as critical...
Like many executives running multibillion-dollar businesses, Peter Thompson adorns his office with photos of him meeting U.S. presidents. But there's one big difference: In some of them, he's a mere child. A nephew of Richard M. Daleyand grandson of...
Valley 610Nazareth Area Middle School and Broughal Middle School in Bethlehem have been recognized as a federal Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools. The award honors schools that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs; improving the...
The federal government made it clear again Monday that California will get no relief from education mandates that officials across the country consider a burden. The point was made as the U.S. Department of Education announced that it granted three more...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced on Monday that three more states would join the ranks of those given permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law in favor of their own school improvement plans....
StatewideU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced May 14, the selection of Aneri Pattani of Cheshire, who attends Cheshire High School in Cheshire, as a 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Pattani is one of 141 outstanding American high school seniors that...
Tags: White House, Barack Obama, Students, Cheshire, Human Interest
Expectations are high for this year's commencement speakers at Maryland universities — an august crew that includes the Obamas and their team of writers as well as funnyman Bill Cosby and Hollywood director Jason Winer. But to stand out — or...
The reverberations from the departure of Baltimore schools CEO Andrés Alonso will be felt nationally as well as locally. Six years ago, I was a member of the Baltimore school board that hired him. Our risky vision was to try to recruit a game-changer...
Baron Banks wasn't in Washington to witness President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday. "No," he told me. "Nobody gave me a call." So he wasn't in the first lady's box as the president somberly acknowledged the families that lost...
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