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Proposed Indiana school standards reviewed

Experts and officials are giving mixed reviews to proposed education standards that could replace the rejected national Common Core guidelines in Indiana classrooms, just days before a panel of education leaders is set to vote on them.

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Can Technology Predict Teacher Success?

Inundated with job applications and short on time and human resources, school districts across the country are turning to technology to help them sort through possible candidates and determine their potential effectiveness in the classroom. Here’s how three districts are…

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Are Contracts to Blame for Teacher-Quality Gaps?

Despite being widely known and universally condemned, the stark gap in teacher quality between schools serving large concentrations of minority students and those educating mainly white students has proved frustratingly difficult to address.

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Bill would ban corporal punishment in Missouri schools

Through 13 years of teaching, Jennifer Kavanaugh never dreamed of hitting a child - not even once. Kavanaugh, now a fifth-grade teacher at St. Margaret of Scotland School in St. Louis, previously taught in a school where children were physically punished…

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Students get hands-on with science

Comeaux High School students hurled white buckets attached to long, yellow ropes into the Bayou Vermilion Wednesday morning to reel in water samples for a chemistry class experiment.

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