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School Stabbings Signal Need for Broad Safety Plans

Large-scale shootings have been a dominant driver of school safety debates, but a stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school this month should serve as a reminder that educators need to be prepared for a range of situations—including smaller, nonfatal…

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Decide if a STEM High School Is Right for Your Child

The new high school in Jeannine Cerajewski's area gave her a lot to consider. On one hand, she thought the school's focus on science, technology, engineering and math could help her daughter Mary, then a freshman, sharpen her skills and be better prepared for…

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The Accountability Revolution Comes to Head Start

St. Jerome's Head Start, a plain building in a gentrifying Baltimore neighborhood, looks as solid and unchanging as a block of concrete. It's an unlikely setting for a big shift in how early-childhood education is provided. But here and across…

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3 city schools handed to private group for ‘turnaround’

Chicago's Board of Education listened to impassioned pleas for more funding and calls for a second chance before turning over three failing schools to a private operator, the Academy for Urban School Leadership, which conducts staff overhauls or "turnarounds."

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House may pursue scaled-back anti-bullying bill

The anti-bullying bill Gov. Terry Branstad proposed when the 2014 legislative session began appears unlikely to pass in these final days before adjournment, but key lawmakers are holding out hope for a scaled back version.

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Arne Duncan Vows Push on Range of Education Priorities

In the waning years of the Obama administration, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sees several important and difficult priorities ahead of him, he said in a wide-ranging 30-minute interview this month. Chief among them: the transition to new standards…

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