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Boulder Valley to be a plaintiff in school funding lawsuit

The Boulder Valley school board recently unanimously agreed to make the district a plaintiff in a legal challenge to the state Legislature's interpretation of Amendment 23. Boulder lawyer Kathy Gebhardt, the executive director of non-profit law firm Children's Voices, is…

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Vote on controversial Baltimore school budget Tuesday

Baltimore's school board is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a $1.3 billion budget that has drawn backlash from schools and lawmakers for its program cuts, and has led the board to consider overhauling a local funding formula that left some…

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Teachers upset over state testing, evaluations

As Gov. Susana Martinez stopped by Yucca Elementary School, more than a handful of National Education Association-Alamogordo members followed in protest across the street to voice their concern over several educational issues. Martinez was in town Friday to discuss the…

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L.A. Unified shifting ‘teacher jails’ to homes

As  of Tuesday, Los Angeles teachers suspended amid misconduct investigations will be allowed to remain at home rather than report during the workday to district offices — known within the profession as "teacher jails." The change, ordered by L.A. Unified…

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When Did School Lunch Become a Political Issue?

When did feeding kids a nutritious lunch become a partisan political issue? Last week healthy-food bigwigs—First Lady Michelle Obama, writers like Mark Bittman and Marion Nestle—were forced, once again, to defend nutritious school meals, which are under threat, once again, from Capitol Hill. It…

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Students ‘blast off’ after space program saved

In recent years, students at Northeast High School have virtually saved mankind from a meteor, discovered water on Mars and repaired the International Space Station. But their current mission to establish a habitat on the moon was nearly aborted because…

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ESL classes growing in New York schools

The students in Patrice Delehanty’s high school classroom sat with desks in a semicircle listening to her explain the process to be used on an upcoming test. They were dressed in everyday American high school apparel, a sweatshirt here, a…

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‘Mischievous Responders’ Confound Research On Teens

Teenagers face some serious issues: drugs, bullying, sexual violence, depression, gangs. They don't always like to talk about these things with adults. One way that researchers and educators can get around that is to give teens a survey. But a new…

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