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State building digital picture of students

The New York State Education Department is in the final stages of creating a system to share student data with colleges and a half-dozen other state agencies so that New Yorkers can be tracked from preschool to college to the…

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GOP bill ends federal education mandates

Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) introduced a bill Thursday that would prohibit federal education mandates, such as President Obama’s Common Core standards and Race to the Top.  Roberts said the Learning Opportunities Created At the Local (LOCAL) Level Act, S. 1974,…

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In-depth report: Special-education students failed by the state

David Steiner’s woes began in kindergarten. The brown-haired boy buzzed with energy and habitually popcorned out of his seat at Moss Point Escatawpa Primary School in Mississippi. He raced through his work without actually completing it. He played too rough with the…

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Colorado school superintendents launch funding “insurrection”

Frustrated in the wake of budget cuts and unfunded education mandates, Colorado school superintendents have banded together in an effort to restore money and control to local districts. The groundswell — one superintendent called it an "insurrection" — draws budgetary battle…

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