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Busing to other schools burdens districts

Salisbury Township School District consists of two elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. But it buses students to 46 schools. By Pennsylvania law, public school districts that bus their own students are required to transport students to charter…

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Teachers getting younger in Tennessee

For decades, teachers have entered the classroom in their early 20s and stayed in front of the blackboard for 25 years, 30 years or longer. But that traditional model is changing. Many educators leave teaching after just a few years -- some…

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Ads appear on Prince George’s County school system Web site

Visitors to the Prince George’s County school system’s Web site can learn about charter school applications, how to prevent and report bullying, and the implementation of new academic standards. But they also are likely to find advertisements for furniture stores and clothing…

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Arne Duncan schooled in limits of power

Arne Duncan brought the most ambitious reform agenda in years to the Department of Education — and a determination to use every lever of power to accomplish it. The results were stunning: In barely a year, more than 100 state laws…

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Gates Foundation pours millions into Common Core in 2013

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation spent more than $20 million this year in grants to institutions and organizations to support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, continuing the hefty support it has provided since the initiative began…

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Young Navajo leaders claim awards

Nothing gives more pride to Navajo youth than being recognized for their efforts to better the Native American community. A few Navajo youths got that recognition as part of the 2013 American Excellence in Leadership Awards presented by the Phoenix…

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