Court sides with ‘The Elephant Man’ in public meetings dispute

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Education, Featured, Local Government, New Mexico, News, Transparency  /  No Comments

"ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM": Ched MacQuigg wearing an elephant mask that he refused to remove while attending a 2008 Albuquerque Public Schools meeting. Photo courtesy of Mark Bralley.

He’s been called a gadfly, he may annoy the heck out of the Albuquerque Public School’s Board of Education, and he even attended one public meeting wearing an elephant mask.

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Mississippi’s special needs bill to return next year

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Education, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

Ian McCustion...

In Mississippi, 23 percent of special needs students graduate high school.

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State school safety report shows better grades in MN

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Education, Minnesota, News  /  No Comments


Anti-bullying bills dominated the education headlines from the 2014 legislative session, yet an annual state report card on school safety shows student behavior is down on the list of disciplinary issues registered by Minnesota’s publicly funded schools.

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MN anti-bullying bill could have unintended consequences

By   /  April 8, 2014  /  Education, National, News  /  No Comments


Minnesota’s Senate recently passed an anti-bullying bill, which has opponents concerned about unintended consequences.

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Record enrollment in school-choice programs inspires advocates

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  Education, National, News  /  No Comments

The Alliance for School Choice recently published its annual school choice yearbook.

State lawmakers this year are on track to pass a record number of school-choice laws, said Scott Jensen, senior adviser for the Alliance for School Choice.

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