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Illinois Governor Calls Another Special Session on Education

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 13:28
Gov. Bruce Rauner issued the summons for lawmakers to return to the Capitol beginning Wednesday after he held a news conference in Chicago to accuse Democrats who control the General Assembly of holding school children "hostage" to their political agenda
Categories: Education

Trump Budget Endangers STEM Learning

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:10
Cutting funding for out-of-school STEM enrichment programs will put some students further behind, writes funding expert Ron Ottinger of STEM Next.
Categories: Education

R.I. Schools Can Now Make Up Snow Days with At-Home Lessons

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 21:00
School districts in Rhode Island can now make up lost time on snow days by assigning students school work at home.
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Christie OKs Law to Give Schools Transgender Policy Guidance

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:58
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday requiring the state to give guidance to public schools about policies for transgender students, including blocking the schools from forcing the students from using bathrooms that conflict with their gender identities.
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Stage Set for Ruling in Mexican-American Studies Trial

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 20:55
A judge plans to rule within weeks on a challenge to an Arizona law that prompted the dismantling of a Mexican-American history program in Tucson's largest school district.
Categories: Education