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Michigan is getting $16.7 million to help fix persistently low-performing schools.
The U.S. Education Department says Christian County Public Schools has agreed to take corrective steps after an investigation found most violations of the district's disciplinary code were open to interpretation and that black students were being referred for discipline disproportionately to white students.
Nearly three-quarters of South Dakota school superintendents responding to a survey believe low pay is an important reason they are having trouble hiring and keeping teachers, according to a survey released Monday by groups representing school districts.
State Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman is trying to calm student privacy fears surrounding Tennessee's adoption of new academic standards.
An audit of the U.S. Education Department division that oversees hundreds of millions of dollars in charter school funding has criticized the office for failing to properly monitor how states spend the money.
Now that Republican Mitt Romney has hit the reset button in his run for the White House by selecting Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate, let's start our discussion with a key domestic issue: education.
For Penn State University, there was the past week _ a week of unimaginable turmoil and sorrow, anger and disbelief and shame. And then there is tomorrow.
States are bracing for plummeting high school graduation rates as districts nationwide dump flawed measurement formulas that often undercounted dropouts and produced inflated results.
Hispanic students are struggling to catch up to their white counterparts in reading and math proficiency, and Hispanic students in the District of Columbia suffer from the largest performance gap in the nation, according to a major new study being released Thursday.