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A look at National Heritage Academies

Founder: J.C. Huizenga When: 1995, as Educational Development Corp. Became National Heritage Academies about three years later. Huizenga remains chairman of the board. First school: Excel Charter Academy in Grand Rapids Size now: 47 schools in Michigan plus four high schools run by a…

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District, state see boost in STEM education

When first introduced at the start of the 2011-2012 school year, Kearney’s Project Lead the Way program included one course offered to students at Kearney High School and Kearney Junior High School. That year, 123 students enrolled in the Introduction…

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Special Session Unlikely in Washington State Funding Showdown

Although Washington state’s top court is demanding that elected officials present a new plan to boost K-12 spending—and set an early September court date on the matter—legislators and Gov. Jay Inslee say there’s virtually no chance they’ll convene to craft…

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Council agrees to borrow $30M to aid schools

At the last possible moment, Philadelphia City Council on Thursday came up with the money that a struggling School District had been pleading for. The process was ugly at times - school officials and Council battled for weeks over the…

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