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Billionaire Ricketts to open Bellevue high school

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:44
Categories: Education

Proposed Budget Targets High-Profile Programs, Favors School Choice

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:31
The Trump administration seeks deep cuts to Education Department funding, including elimination of programs supporting professional development and after-school and extended-learning.
Categories: Education

Plan to Shut Detroit's Failing Schools Reveals Lack of Options

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:31
Long frustrated by failed efforts to turn around Michigan's worst public schools, top Republican officials in the state decided it was time for a drastic measure: shut down 38 schools that were ranked continually in the bottom 5 percent statewide and shift their students to better options elsewhere.
Categories: Education

Parents See Benefits in Spec. Ed. Vouchers, But No Silver Bullet

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:27
For students with disabilities, vouchers can help open the door to private school attendance, but come with trade-offs including the loss of specific legal protections.
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With Hacking in Headlines, K-12 Cybersecurity Ed. Gets More Attention

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:26
Federal and state agencies are supporting a wide range of education and workforce-development efforts aimed at countering digital security threats.
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The Hard Work of Creating Schools 'For Everybody'

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:20
One high-achieving school works to get a handle on the racial- and income-based disparities that continue to divide its students.
Categories: Education

DeVos' Challenge: Tuning Her Message as New Education Secretary

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:19
After a rough start on the communications front, Betsy DeVos faces a steep climb to get her points across to the public while settling into her policy role.
Categories: Education

Virtual Class Visits Link Book Authors to Students

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 20:16
Educators are turning to Twitter, Skype, and other technology tools to bring real, live writers into their classrooms.
Categories: Education