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Are teacher evaluations telling us what we need to know?

Just over a decade ago, improving teacher quality meant stacking up paper credentials. President George W. Bush's signature No Child Left Behind program, for example, created incentives for schools to hire more teachers with post-secondary education or certification in subject…

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Judge: Special ed reduction wrong

New Mexico did not have the right to reduce its special education funding in 2011, a federal judge has ruled. The ruling puts the state one step closer to losing $34 million in federal funding and is the latest development in…

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State to probe cheating allegations at Miss. school

Students whose high test scores sparked the meteoric rise of a Clarksdale, Miss., elementary school from an F- to an A-rated institution in just two years have seen their academic levels plummet since leaving, prompting questions about the validity of those…

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Nevada school shooter left 2 suicide notes

A Nevada seventh-grader who went on a deadly schoolyard shooting rampage had images of the Columbine gunmen on his cellphone and told a therapist three days before the October attack that classmates were teasing him, authorities said Tuesday.

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Wyoming will not receive fed schools waiver

Wyoming will not receive a federal waiver that would ease consequences for schools under the No Child Left Behind Act, according to a Wyoming Department of Education email obtained by the Star-Tribune.

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