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School districts face common core test tech requirements

A strong digital Internet connection is a luxury not found in most high schools, though. In fact, 72 percent of U.S. public schools lack the broadband connection needed to sustain digital learning, according to EducationSuperHighway, a nonprofit group. But tech giants Mark…

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Rosy teacher evaluations contradict student progress

A sweeping majority of Florida’s teachers seem to be performing to the highest standards in the classroom, the newest round of evaluations say. However, some education experts say those findings contradict new reports on student achievement, and hint at bigger…

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Education activists protest, rally in scores of cities

Today parents, educators, students and activists around the country are staging a “Day of Action” with scores of coordinated events in more than 60 cities that sponsors hope will draw national attention to the problems of corporate-influenced school reform and…

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California schools fear losing millions for low-income students

Major California school districts fear they will be shortchanged millions of dollars in funding for their low-income students under new state rules requiring them to verify family incomes every year. Officials in Los Angeles, San Diego, Fresno and elsewhere are scrambling…

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Obama helps kick off computer science education week

President Obama helped kick off Computer Science Education Week on Monday with a message to the country’s youth. “If we want America to stay on the cutting edge, we need young Americans like you to master the tools and technology…

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