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Year-round school tops Clayton list

A year-round charter school was the top-performing school in Clayton County for the 2012-13 school year in two categories, according to a statewide assessment released Monday.

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A-F School Grading Targeted in N.M. Equity Suit

Among the many school-funding lawsuits focused on equity and adequacy around the country, a case in New Mexico stands out. It focuses on the state's A-F accountability and teacher-evaluation policies—not strictly on spending levels—in targeting what the plaintiffs say are…

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Brownback signs school finance, tenure-repeal bill

Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday signed into law a school finance bill that will provide more funds to classrooms in an effort to comply with a court order, but also includes controversial policy changes, including the repeal of tenure for…

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Republicans See Political Wedge in Common Core

The health care law may be Republicans’ favorite weapon against Democrats this year, but there is another issue roiling their party and shaping the establishment-versus-grass-roots divide ahead of the 2016 presidential primaries: the Common Core.

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A Scientific Experiment: Field Trips Just For Teachers

In a classroom across from the coal mine exhibit at the Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, students are huddled around tables, studying petri dishes of bacteria. But these aren't school-age kids — these students are all teachers, responsible for imparting…

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