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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - State School Board
Some Maryland school systems are seeking state relief from scheduling challenges caused by large numbers of snow days.
A state senator who has sought to repeal the Common Core school standards says he now wants to give local schools system the ability to opt out of them
Utah lawmakers are taking up a measure allowing schools to swap four regular class days for teacher training time.
Gov. Sean Parnell's omnibus education bill was questioned Wednesday by members of a House committee who focused on a provision to provide transportation for students in charter schools.
Mississippi officials are taking over the Scott County school district after all.
A state legislator is seeking a Senate floor showdown on his proposal to repeal the Common Core curriculum standards, an issue that has divided the state's Republicans and sparked passionate debate over what the standards mean for Alabama classrooms.
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers:
Schools will get an extra week to administer required state achievement tests to third- through eighth-graders due to the effects of severe winter weather that has delayed and canceled classes, Ohio's state superintendent said Tuesday.
North Carolina school districts won approval Thursday to administer their own versions of third-grade reading tests in hopes of avoiding a lengthy series of shorter tests. Superintendents said those mini-tests could consume chunks of teaching time this spring.
Staff members at Aquarian Charter School in Anchorage are ecstatic that their school was spotlighted by Gov. Sean Parnell in his recent State of the State address.
Alabama's graduation rate increased to a record 80 percent for the Class of 2013, the state school superintendent announced Tuesday.
After months of sometimes angry debate, California education officials are set to take up rules this week aimed at making good on Gov. Jerry Brown's promise to invest in the state's future by overhauling how public schools are funded and directing more money to the neediest students.
Nearly five decades after the end of the Jim Crow era, school boards just can't let go of the race issue. Last month, the Virginia State Board of Education unanimously adopted what it called "annual measurable objectives" that assumed the graduation rate for Asian children would be 14-37 percent higher than whites, Hispanics and blacks.
This is one of those awkward times when good news is bad news. When you're predicting doom and gloom, and doing everything in your power to convince people the world is going to heck in a handbag, it's almost embarrassing when the facts show just the opposite.