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California lawmaker wants to pin Scarlett A on students based on dubious due process

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  Campus Culture, Education, Federal government, National  /  No Comments

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Treating sexual assault as equal to plagiarism won’t help victims.

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UW-Platteville chancellor dismisses complaint against whistleblower professor

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  Campus Culture, Education, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“I have concluded your complaints do not warrant disciplinary action or further investigation.”

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Will Pennsylvania add education savings accounts to school choice mix?

By   /  December 8, 2016  /  Education, News, Pennsylvania, State Government  /  No Comments

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Nearly 20 states are expected to consider some form of education savings account measure during their 2017 legislative sessions. Pennsylvania, with bigger Republican majorities in both chambers, will almost certainly be one of those. Five states have enacted ESA programs, which allow families to use their students’ share of public funds for tuition, tutoring and […]

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Funding formula isn’t only measure of K-12 spending in Mississippi

By   /  December 6, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Education, Federal Government, Federal government, Governor, Legislature, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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Mississippi’s education funding formula isn’t the only money being spent by state taxpayers on K-12 education, with other programs outside the formula.

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Erie School District’s recovery plan relies on $31.8 million more from state

By   /  December 6, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Education, News, Pennsylvania, State Government  /  No Comments

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The Erie School Board voted unanimously Monday night to adopt a recovery plan that relies on $31.8 million more in state funding increases and additional property tax hikes. Superintendent Jay Badams told the school board the district would use $25.5 million to eliminate its deficit and improve academic programs and $6.3 million to maintain and renovate […]

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Report: Student journalists face administrative backlash

By   /  December 5, 2016  /  Education, First Amendment  /  No Comments

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Colleges and universities are retaliating against student journalists for reporting that doesn’t cast their schools in a positive light.

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