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The state board of education approved a statement Wednesday guiding school districts on developing a social studies curriculum that prepares students to enter a "globally competitive workforce."
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8 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News
Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate quality educators and angering teachers who say the extra training is valuable.
11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
The school district, which serves more than 4,500 children, has been without a permanent superintendent since Martha Liddell was fired by the school board a year ago.
Dozens of Rialto eighth-graders questioned whether the Holocaust occurred in essays written for an in-class assignment this spring.
Maryland education officials say students' scores on a statewide reading and math test made an expected drop across the board as the state transitions to new national learning standards.
Louisiana's Department of Education says the percentage of state high-school students graduating within four years has increased again.
Tiffany Leiseth is a 26-year-old English teacher in Pennsylvania who is facing sexual assault charges after allegedly having had sex with two 18-year-old high school seniors in her home while her husband was out of town.
A doctor says Atlanta's former school superintendent can't endure a trial in the system's test cheating case due to her health.
Human Resources Director Carol Dorsey tells The Clarion-Ledger there are currently 218 open positions for certified teachers, guidance counselors and interventionists as of Tuesday afternoon.
The College Board apologized for a "culturally and racially insensitive" T-shirt and some comments made at its Advanced Placement World History exam grading event last month.
Van Hollen said in the opinion released Thursday that state law requires the state Department of Public Instruction to determine who pays for the classes.
A' Gov. Tom Corbett signed the state budget 10 days late on Thursday and used his line-item veto to strike $65 million from the General Assembly's own appropriation, urging a renewed effort to cut public-sector pensions for newly hired teachers and state workers.
Florida Teacher of the Year to be announced Two Tampa Bay area teachers are among the finalists.
The legislation, AB2560, by Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, was drafted in response to troubling cases involving child abuse in California schools.
Now, re-testing is underway. GRAYSON COUNTY -- more than one hundred STAAR tests taken by Denison High School students were lost earlier this year.
Officials said Leiseth was a substitute teacher for the New Brighton Area School District.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 01:37 pm
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