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The Baltimore SunMaryland is among three states flagged by the U.S. Department of Education for significant delays in implementing federal Race to the Top programs in the last two years, namely in overhauling its evaluation system to tie educator effectiveness to...
Glendale school officials are vying for a new federal grant to turn existing neighborhood schools into magnet sites. Under a new grant competition, the U.S. Department of Education will divvy up more than $96 million for districts to create magnet...
L.A. NOWParents, students and teachers rallied Monday in front of Crenshaw High School to protest a plan to restructure the low-performing campus and require teachers to reapply for their jobs. Under the plan, approved this month by the Los Angeles Unified......
Provide athletic opportunities to disabled students, U.S. DOE tells school districts (FL “embraces” suggestions, FHSAA says)Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelPublic schools need to make sure students with disabilities are given access to school sports and offered “reasonable modifications” that would make their participation in athletics possible, the U.S. Department of Education said in a document...
The U.S. Department of Education ruled Friday that students with disabilities must be given the same opportunities as traditional students. But several schools in the Wichita area opened the door for disabled students several years ago. Many athletes...
Tags: Education, Students, Teaching and Learning
Varsity Times InsiderThe U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights has issued guidance on school districts' legal obligations to provide equal access to extracurricular athletic activities to students with disabilities. The guidance letter gives examples of the...
Elementary school students in some Anne Arundel County public schools are learning how good they've got it — in other words, how many wake up in comfy beds to a ready-made breakfast, instead of beginning their day with daunting physical chores or,...
Anyone hearing the ACLU's position on single-sex education would think something troubling is afoot in almost every town in America. The ACLU claims that single-sex education is an unlawful form of discrimination and that its supposed benefits are based...
Valley 610Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Ron Tomalis has nominated two local middle schools to the U.S. Department of Education for a Green Schools Award Tomalis included Nazareth Area Middle School and Bethlehem's Broughal Middle School among only four...
When a waiver isn't a waiver No Child Left Behind took Americans to school and taught us our schools, teachers and students are failing. The proof, we are told, can be found in the fact of standardized tests. This is despite that North Dakotans take...
Increasing access to preschool could be the most important federal investment to make in education right now — or not. Unfortunately, despite what President Obama would have the public believe, the evidence is complicated and somewhat mixed. In...
Tags: Early Learning, Barack Obama
Centre College recently was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic...
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