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Pick for U.S. Supreme Court Has Light Record of Education Rulings

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:03
A federal appeals court judge in Washington whose mother taught in the District of Columbia, Kavanaugh has a relatively light record of rulings on education. If confirmed, he would succeed Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.
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Midsummer Momentum in Congress on K-12 Issues

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:01
Legislation advances on career and technical education and on spending for the U.S. Department of Education, along with confirmation of key personnel.
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One-Third of Parents Fear for Their Child's Safety at School

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 04:02
Thirty-four percent of K-12 parents worry that their children are not physically safe at school and only 27 percent are very confident or extremely confident that their child's school can deter a gunman, according to a new poll from PDK.
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How School Choice Is About to Fundamentally Change

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 22:08
Where children live still largely determines their education options. But a dramatic shift is already under way, write Mark A. Elgart and Belle S. Wheelan.
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D.C. Mayor Vetoes Diploma Bill for Chronically Absent Students

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:41
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel E. Bowser has issued her first-ever veto, rejecting legislation that would allow high school seniors absent for more than six weeks of class to graduate.
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Indiana school districts face bus driver shortage

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:41
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