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Mathis: Poverty is No. 1 driver of education achievement gap – vtdigger.org


Mathis: Poverty is No. 1 driver of education achievement gap
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by Opinion | November 13, 2011 Editor's note: William J. Mathis is the managing director of the National Education Policy Center and a former Vermont school superintendent. He serves on the State Board of Education. The views expressed are his own.

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Education Report: California weighs the hefty cost of NCLB reprieve – San Jose Mercury News


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Education Report: California weighs the hefty cost of NCLB reprieve
San Jose Mercury News
This is a sampling of The Education Report, Katy Murphy's Oakland schools blog. Read more at www.IBAbuzz.com/education. Follow her at Twitter.com/KatyMurphy. Nov. 9: This fall, frustrated by the glacial pace of Congress in making over

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Early childhood focus of meeting – Delmarva Now


Early childhood focus of meeting
Delmarva Now
MACHIPONGO — Elected officials, educators, business and community leaders, and experts in the field of early childhood education came together this week to focus on enhancing and developing programs for children from birth to age five in Northampton

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School board to decide on diversity hiring policy – Shelby Star


School board to decide on diversity hiring policy
Shelby Star
SHELBY — The Cleveland County Board of Education is considering a personnel policy revision that would add language directing administrative staff to recruit and promote the hiring of diverse candidates. Superintendent Dr. Bruce Boyles said the school

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Board of Education hopes to drag its way from bottom of the pack – KEPR 19



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Board of Education hopes to drag its way from bottom of the pack
KEPR 19
Washington has finally approved changes to high school graduation reuirements, in hopes of catching up to 45 other states. On November 10, after three years of extensive outreach and feedback, the Washington State Board of Education
State's students will need more English and social studies, less electives, to KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest
WA Board of Ed increases graduation requirementsSeattle Post Intelligencer
New High School Graduation Requirements Beginning With Class of 2016KAPP

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Education Department investigating Penn State – Washington Post (blog)



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Education Department investigating Penn State
Washington Post (blog)
The US Department of Education is launching an investigation into the scandal at Penn State University to see if officials there failed to comply with a law that requires institutions of higher education to disclose criminal offenses
Penn State sex abuse scandal made federal case; US Department of Education New York Daily News
Pennsylvania Department of Education will launch investigation into Penn State Patriot-News
Penn State's Sex-abuse Scandal Far From UniqueThe New American
Hartford Courant -WGAL Lancaster
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Education officials decry speech therapy cuts – Las Cruces Sun-News


Education officials decry speech therapy cuts
Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES – New Mexico's effort to hold back all third-graders with reading problems is riling parents and administrators – including a statewide association of superintendents – who say it's foolhardy for the

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No Child Left Behind Waivers May Be Too Expensive, State Officials Say – Huffington Post



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No Child Left Behind Waivers May Be Too Expensive, State Officials Say
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An ambivalent State Board of Education discussed but took no action Wednesday on pursuing a temporary waiver from strictures of the No Child Left Behind law. The state will pass up the two application deadlines as a result. California could still apply
Relief from No Child Left Behind too expensive, state officials sayLos Angeles Times
No Child Left Behind waiver too costlySacramento Bee
Tennessee nears submission of waiver application for No Child Left BehindNooga.com
ABC2 News -South Lincoln County News -Patch.com
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LTE: A New Teacher Evaluation System for PA – Gant Daily


LTE: A New Teacher Evaluation System for PA
Gant Daily
After numerous meetings and conversations with constituents, teachers, school administrators and education policy experts, I have come to the conclusion that we must have a comprehensive way to identify quality teachers, so that we can retain them,
Editorial: Teachers get the state's earMemphis Commercial Appeal
A Look at Ohio's New Teacher Evaluation SystemStateImpact Ohio
Colorado Board Of Education Approved New 4-Tier Rating System For Teachers Huffington Post

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Make education campaign issue – Jacksonville Daily News


Make education campaign issue
Jacksonville Daily News
During the Republican presidential debates, the candidates ought to make education a major point of discussion. Recent debates have been mundane and redundant, focusing on the same issues and allowing the candidates to regurgitate tired campaign

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