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Proposed Indiana school standards reviewed

Experts and officials are giving mixed reviews to proposed education standards that could replace the rejected national Common Core guidelines in Indiana classrooms, just days before a panel of education leaders is set to vote on them.

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Education chief: Testing critics don’t have plan

Continued efforts to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school teachers, Superintendent of Education John White said Thursday.

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Are Contracts to Blame for Teacher-Quality Gaps?

Despite being widely known and universally condemned, the stark gap in teacher quality between schools serving large concentrations of minority students and those educating mainly white students has proved frustratingly difficult to address.

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Bill would ban corporal punishment in Missouri schools

Through 13 years of teaching, Jennifer Kavanaugh never dreamed of hitting a child - not even once. Kavanaugh, now a fifth-grade teacher at St. Margaret of Scotland School in St. Louis, previously taught in a school where children were physically punished…

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Students get hands-on with science

Comeaux High School students hurled white buckets attached to long, yellow ropes into the Bayou Vermilion Wednesday morning to reel in water samples for a chemistry class experiment.

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How One Michigan City Is Sending Kids To College Tuition-Free

Paying for college presents a tremendous hurdle to many families, from wading through paperwork and navigating financial aid to understanding the long-term implications of college debt. But what if the city you lived in footed the bill for college? That's what Kalamazoo, Mich., has been doing for…

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