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Quick-Thinking School Staff Saved Children at California School

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:43
Authorities credited the quick action of school personnel, who jumped into lockdown mode, for saving dozens of students when a gunman tried to enter Rancho Tehama Elementary School.
Categories: Education

Panel weighs new school-construction funding bill

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 20:17
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'There Is No Oversight': Private-School Vouchers Can Leave Parents on Their Own

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:57
The Florida private schools that last year collected $825 million in taxpayer-funded vouchers and scholarships have few requirements for informing the public on how they are serving students.
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What's Next for This Tough Teacher Evaluation System?

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:56
A higher percentage of teachers come up short in New Mexico than in many other states—but that could change.
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Are States Changing Course on Teacher Evaluation?

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 21:56
Current trends indicate states are backing away from using student-growth measures—and standardized-test scores, in particular—to gauge teacher quality.
Categories: Education