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Leading School Accreditor Sees Expansion Opportunity Under ESSA

AdvancED—the nation's largest pre-K-12 accrediting organization—is working to vastly expand its school improvement contractor operation to help states meet their commitments under the Every Student Succeeds Act.  Its suite of new online classroom-observation tools, consultant services, and teacher and leadership…

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Indiana Christian School at Center of LGBT Voucher Debate

A private Christian school is becoming the focal point of debate over whether schools that participate in taxpayer-funded voucher programs can discriminate against LGBT children or students with disabilities.  The issue carries added relevance as the Trump administration seeks to…

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Hawaii Officials Continue Efforts to Cool School Spaces

Hawaii officials are hoping to complete efforts to cool 1,000 classrooms before the start of the upcoming school year. The state Department of Education announced the new timeline Friday, KHON-TV reported. Gov. David Ige had originally hoped the work would…

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Raises for Philly teachers in deal worth $395M

City teachers, who have gone five years without a raise, would get one if they ratify the tentative agreement before them Monday — but it could cost some of them their jobs if new money from the city and state…

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