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Senate Education Committee talks testing tweaks

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Education, Florida  /  No Comments

The Senate Education Committee dedicated its weekly meeting to issues of assessment bloat and effective testing.

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School choice proponents hope for a ‘grand bargain’

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Education, News, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

“There are people who want more money for schools, but only if there’s something for parents,” says former school lobbyist Allan Parker.

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UW-La Crosse parent says chancellor dismissed concerns about ‘orgasm’ emailer

By   /  March 23, 2017  /  Accountability, Campus Culture, Education, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The incident received national attention when Drake Hall Director Jude Legiste fired off a sexually explicit email to nearly 300 students.

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Lawsuit: MPS violating constitution by denying bus rides to religious school students

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“It’s a hardship for many of our families,” said Gessner. “Without transportation it definitely impacts the choice of school that parents can select.”

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New Board of Education appointees stress school choice, cutting costs

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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John O’Keefe’s and John Carroll’s emphasis on fiscal responsibility and free-market principles add fresh opinions to the board.

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Indiana has top charter school law

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Alabama, Arizona, Education, Education Blog, Florida, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ top 10 is a mix of established charter programs and newer systems.

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