- What To Watch For At The Democratic Education Town Hall In Pittsburgh (CER in the news)
- > Dec 13, 10:03 AM: This Saturday, a consortium of education groups is teaming up with MSNBC to host a forum for Democratic Presidential candidates, centered around education issues. The event kicks off at 9:45 and will run most of the day;
- Presidential Forum Organizers Want Education To Be A Key Election Issue
- > Dec 13, 10:00 AM: While the Democratic Presidential candidates who will be on stage in Pittsburgh this Saturday agree on many public educatio issues, local organizers say they’ll be paying attention to who can confidently discuss their
- Americans’ View Of Higher Education Takes A Major Drop
- > Dec 13, 9:59 AM: Only half of Americans now believe that a college education is “very important,” a dramatic decrease from the 70% who said it was very important in 2013. And 13% of adults believe that higher education is “not too
- Moorlach: Data Shows Charters Do Not Hurt School District Finances
- > Dec 13, 9:57 AM: California charter schools took a beating in the state Capitol this year. Charters are cost-effective alternatives created by parents, cities, universities and foundations. The parents want their children to receive an
- Jacques: Regional education report a 'call to action'
- Dec 13, 9:44 AM: Consider these numbers: The four-year high school graduation rate for students in the city of Detroit is 69%, compared with 83% statewide and 85% nationally.
- EDITORIAL: Education initiatives offer brighter future
- > Dec 13, 9:25 AM: GETTING YOUNG people off to a good start with education and job skills can make all the difference between a future of personal and professional progress, and one that languishes in self-doubt and under-achievement. A
- Utah charter school enrollment dips for the 1st time in at least a decade
- > Dec 13, 9:21 AM: Enrollment at Utah’s charter schools — which have seen explosive growth in the past as they’ve attempted to be “education’s disruptors” — declined this year for the first time in at least a decade.
- All-black H.S. team's success highlights golf's problem with diversity
- > Dec 13, 9:19 AM: The Charles R. Drew Charter School boys golf team made history in May when it became the first all-black high school team — and the first team from the Atlanta public school system — to win the Georgia state championship.
- Grand jury scolds Florida school districts, says they’re breaking post-Parkland laws
- > Dec 13, 9:16 AM: The grand jury asserted that the districts are intentionally manipulating data they report to the state, playing games with the requirement that all campuses have armed security and excluding charter schools out of school
- Baltimore public charter school recognized for French immersion program
- Dec 13, 9:13 AM: A top honor from the French consulate has been given to a Baltimore City public charter school.
- Legislators take another look at charter grant
- Dec 13, 8:46 AM: Legislators will revisit the Department of Education’s proposal to nearly double the number of charter schools in New Hampshire with a federal grant on Friday.
- My Turn: The slippery slope of charter school funding
- > Dec 13, 8:42 AM: Charter school proponents claim that charter schools do not take money from local schools districts. This is true unless the school is locally authorized by the district. They do, however, take money from state education
- Dozens weigh in on Lincoln Unified charter proposal
- > Dec 13, 8:37 AM: It was standing room only during a special meeting for the Lincoln Unified School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday night, where a public hearing was held on Aspire Public Schools’ petition to open a charter school
- Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis resigns as new board meets for first time
- Dec 13, 7:25 AM: Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis resigned effective immediately on Thursday as Gov. Andy Beshear’s newly-appointed Kentucky Board of Education met for the first time.
- Charter school parents demand apology from superintendent for comments on race, poverty
- Dec 13, 7:20 AM: Parents of charter school students who live in the Bethlehem Area School District filed a protest Thursday with the school board, asking Superintendent Joseph Roy to issue a public apology.
- Commentary: Partnerships in Charleston County schools are problematic, at best
- > Dec 13, 7:13 AM: The recent proposal to engage in “partnerships” to improve education in Charleston County is a problematic approach. The proposal reflects the very apprehensions raised during the past school board election: a majority of
- Education bill clears committee, heads to SC Senate floor
- > Dec 13, 7:10 AM: State senators on Thursday passed a massive education bill out of committee, which will allow the full state Senate to take up the legislation, billed as an overhaul of state public schools, when they return to work in
- Parent groups: Disparity in learning is ‘tragic status quo in Atlanta’
- Dec 13, 6:45 AM: Two education advocacy groups are calling out “dismal” and persistent academic gaps between Atlanta’s white students and students of color.
- Five Education Questions The Democratic Candidates Should Answer
- > Dec 12, 9:56 AM: American children spend more waking hours in school than anywhere else. Educational attainment predicts lifetime earnings at the individual level and economic competitiveness at the national level. States and countries
- Opinion: Empowering Alabama With Education Opportunities
- > Dec 12, 9:53 AM: Education is an amazing tool. It can transform the lives of both the young and old. A quality education empowers the powerless and provides opportunities in otherwise bleak circumstances. It can provide a path out of
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