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bigeducationape.blogspot.com - gothamschools.org - “Last in, first out” news: Gov. Cuomo won’t heed Mayor Bloomberg’s call to wrap repeal of “last in, first out” into his budget. (Post) But the state might be weighing a plan to ...

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louisianaweekly.com - Despite an October 2010 story by The Lens that highlighted charter school boards' failure to comply with open-meetings laws, only some boards have consistently offered information in the past few m...

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history.com - On this day in 1884, the first portion, or fascicle, of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), considered the most comprehensive and accurate dictionary of the English language, is published. Today, ...

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northjersey.com - When a child is identified as having a disability, there are 14 specific terms of classification. These federal terms and definitions guide how states define disabilities and determine eligibility....

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voices.washingtonpost.com - Is there really anyone (parents, teachers, unions, D.C. residents) opposed to school reform? Critics of former D.C. schools chancellor Michelle A. Rhee are not opposed to reform, and their concerns...

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dailykos.com - Tue Feb 01, 2011 at 03:12:19 AM PST Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, Ezell Blair, Jr., and David Richmond simply sat down at a lunch counter and ordered coffee. Hours later when the store closed, ...

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mercurynews.com - SANTA BARBARA, Calif.—Physical education teachers, students, coaches and fitness experts plan to honor the memory of fitness guru Jack LaLanne by stretching and doing calisthenics. Members of the A...

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dailycal.org - Victor Diaz says he is doing it all for the kids. But some people in Berkeley are skeptical. In August, Diaz will open Berkeley Unified School District's first charter schools, which will focus on ...

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publicbroadcasting.net - U.S. Education Secretary Works to Recruit Teachers at Morehouse Michelle Wirth (2011-01-31) ATLANTA, GA (WABE) -U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and others paid a visit to Morehouse Monday to e...

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bigeducationape.blogspot.com - Earlier today, newly-elected Michigan Governor Rick Snyder released his “Citizens’ Guide to Michigan’s Economic Health.” The general purpose was to provide an easy-to-understand presentation of the...

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nypost.com - The Department of Education has for years been able to predict which schools will fail based on a number of factors, but many disadvantaged schools have been blamed for their crummy performance and...

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coopcatalyst.wordpress.com - I’m convinced more than anything else, choice is the ultimate empowerment. Authentic change will only happen when it’s an individual experience per choice. I believe that often our assumptions abou...

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huffingtonpost.com - Relative to his opponents in the Chicago mayoral race, Miguel del Valle is shy on cash, lacking in clout and clearly the underdog. But that's never stopped him before.In 1986, he ran against incumb...

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ocregister.com - An estimated $2 billion would be stripped from California public schools if the tax extensions championed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday during his State of the State address are not approved by Cal...

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hispanicprblog.com - These are just some of the major brands that will be actively engaging Hispanic bloggers at Hispanicize 2011.BY MANNY RUIZ HISPANICIZE Every dedicated Latina and Latino blogger I know has their lis...

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wnyc.org - A nationally celebrated Harlem non-profit whose founder was held up as a powerful education reformer in the documentary "Waiting for Superman" was called into question Monday during a City Council ...

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bigeducationape.blogspot.com - Plan to attend An Evening With Diane Ravitch, moderated By Eli Stokols of Fox31 News. You will not want to miss the chance to hear the author of “The Death and Life of the Great American School Sys...

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sacbee.com - The Sacramento County Office of Education is preparing overflow rooms for tonight's Board of Education meeting, where a proposal for 10 charter schools will be presented and possibly voted on.The m...

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failingschools.wordpress.com - Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things. – Russell BakerI keep a note on my computer. It reads, “...

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kvue.com - Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player. by JADE MINGUS / KVUE News kvue.com Posted on January 31, 2011 at 6:31 PM Hundreds of Texas school districts are working together to...

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quickanded.com - Two observations per William Pannapacker’s slightly tongue-in-cheek suggestion that colleges be reformulated in the mold of Benedectine monasteries: 1) This is exactly the premise of Neal Stephenso...

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nydailynews.com - Farriella for News Teachers James Eterno and Julia Schlakman stand in front of Jamaica High School, which could be closed. It's the moment that parents and staff from four struggling schools in Que...

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ednewscolorado.org - The measure intended to give undocumented students resident tuition at state colleges and universities, Senate Bill 11-126, was introduced Monday, setting up what’s likely to be a contentious and u...

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insidehighered.com - Howard University's board of trustees voted Saturday to shutter or consolidate 71 of its 171 undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. While supporters of the moves say they will leave the...

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foxnews.com - Filmmaker David Guggenheim unleashed a wealth of controversy last September with the release of his documentary “Waiting For Superman,” which tackled the failures of the American public education s...

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blogs.chron.com - « HISD school reform program gets positive report -- UPDATED |MainJanuary 31, 2011HISD technology officer exiting with pay dayHouston ISD severed ties on Monday with its technology information offi...

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failingschools.wordpress.com - This past week was an important one for community members backing the movement to recall DPS Board President Nate Easley. The recall petition was approved last Wednesday, and this past weekend volu...

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usatoday.com - HONG KONG — Last month's announcement that Shanghai students had outperformed the rest of the world in math, science and reading has sparked a surprising reaction in parts of this region: criticism...

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newsweek.com - Today, 10 years after completing the experience, he finds that his former teammates remain in touch and believes the experience was absolutely instrumental in helping them determine their career tr...

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northjersey.com - The state's largest teachers union issued an urgent appeal for parents to lobby lawmakers in its fight against a proposal that would give public support for private tuition before an Assembly commi...

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chron.com - AUSTIN — Some Texas school districts will have a tough time operating under the state's first budget proposal, a leading school superintendent said Monday, expressing fears that massive layoffs of ...

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gothamschools.org - Setting aside the fact that tomorrow night’s school closure vote will take place in the middle of a “crippling” ice storm, the citywide school board meeting could match last year’s chaos. Last Janu...

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boston.com - BATON ROUGE, La.—Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday that he'll ask lawmakers to again boost college tuition and fee costs for students and to give schools more freedom from regulations governi...

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voices.washingtonpost.com - This letter was just sent to President Obama by more than 50 organizations -- including education, civil rights, disability, student, parent, and community groups -- about legislation in Congress t...

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gwinnettdailypost.com - NORCROSS — When it comes to educating children, Gwinnett County is getting it right, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said. As the nation’s top education official, Duncan said part of his jo...

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newsok.com - THIS is not a comfortable time for education. The Obama administration continues to hammer on the necessity of America improving its public education system as key to the country's future economic ...

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nydailynews.com - Exclusive Lombard for News Brandeis High School's campus just went through a pricey upgrade, but the Education Department plans to spend another $3 million on renovations for charter schools in the...

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nbcnewyork.com - If you’re an experienced teacher in the New York City school system, you have reason to worry. Mayor Bloomberg on Sunday told an audience at a black church in Brooklyn that it was time to give him ...

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ny1.com - To view our videos, you need toenable JavaScript. Learn how.install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now. Then come back here and refresh the page. Two dozen demonstrators, including two City Coun...

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njspotlight.com - Back when New Jersey’s charter school law was enacted in 1995, online learning was more futuristic than realistic, barely a notion for lawmakers to ponder, let alone regulate. Now it’s the law that...

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baycitizen.org - Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced plans Monday to rehire 10 of the 80 officers laid off in July, just days after police Chief Anthony Batts announced that he was unsure about his future in Oakland....

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sacramentopress.com - Natomas Unified School District officials probably know better than any other in California the importance of Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed tax extensions. Voter approval in June has the power to pul...

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voiceofsandiego.org - Posted: Monday, January 31, 2011 6:30 pm | Updated: 7:12 pm, Mon Jan 31, 2011. Principal Leslie Barnes calls Cadman Elementary a hidden jewel. The tiny Clairemont school has dance classes, green ...

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boston.com - ATLANTA—Filmmaker Spike Lee joined Education Secretary Arne Duncan in issuing a call Monday for more black men to become teachers, making their plea at the country's only all-male historically blac...

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ascd.typepad.com - A new report from Learning Forward (formerly NSDC) could encourage more states to adopt Learning Forward's recommended professional development standards. The report shows shared characteristics ac...

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nydailynews.com - Egan-Chin/News Mayor Bloomberg had said that state budget cuts would lead to the layoffs of thousands of teachers. After spreading fear across the city by saying he'd have to fire as many as 21,000...

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online.wsj.com - New York City could lose $1 billion in education aid from the state, forcing the nation's largest school system to cut more than 21,000 teachers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday. As Gov. Andrew...

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scholasticadministrator.typepad.com - Duncan, Lee urge more black men to become teachers Associated Press: Filmmaker Spike Lee joined Education Secretary Arne Duncan in issuing a call Monday for more black men to become teachers, maki...

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wrdw.com - News 12 First at Five / Monday, January 31, 2011 AUGUSTA, Ga. -- President Obama's Education Secretary is teaming up with a Hollywood legend to get more black men teaching tomorrow's leaders. The u...

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boston.com - Harvard sophomore Julie Zauzmer turned 20 on Jan. 22, and her birthday couldn’t have been better: She got to work the overnight shift at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter.Zauzmer, an English majo...

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cbsatlanta.com - Related To StoryBy Mike Paluska, CBS Atlanta ReporterPOSTED: 5:58 pm EST January 31, 2011UPDATED: 6:17 pm EST January 31, 2011ATLANTA -- Duncan, top chief for education in the United States, had so...

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cityschoolstories.com - “You’re telling me that the Dean was told by someone downtown that I’m going to be removed as principal?” “Not exactly in those words. But… yes, it was very strongly inferred that you are going to...

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voices.washingtonpost.com - This was written by Yong Zhao, presidential chair and associate dean for global education at the University of Oregon's College of Education, where he also serves as the director of the Center for ...

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seattletimes.nwsource.com - Following a critical audit of Seattle Public Schools' finances last summer, the Washington state Auditor's Office has concluded that the district also needs to improve how it oversees school-constr...

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nbcnewyork.com - They stood and formed a human blockade on Chambers Street Monday evening. The chant could be heard from down the block. "Save our schools!" They yelled. Then came the NYPD, and an officer with a me...

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tennessean.com - It looks like the leaders of the Tennessee Education Association are in for some sleepless nights.But education reformers, taxpayers, parents and many dedicated teachers are celebrating the news th...

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bigeducationape.blogspot.com - For Immediate Release: Johnson collaborates with DPS EFM Rob Bobb in dismantling public education in DetroitContact: Steve Conn. 313-645-9340Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT) nominal president K...

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cityschoolstories.com - Confessions of an Urban Principal/ Dandelions and Bramble Bushes by Frank Murphy Installment (1 of 9) Returning to school on a Monday after the winter break is a dreary way to start a new year. De...

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boston.com - LANSING, Mich.—Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday released an easily understandable 21-page report summing up state revenues, spending and the financial hole the state is in.The "Citizens Guide to...

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northjersey.com - Governor Christie's four appointments to the state Board of Education reflect his ongoing push to remake New Jersey schools. One has been a major donor to pro-voucher groups, one helped start a Bro...

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