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Jessica Anderson's report on the rising number of homeless students in Maryland highlights a problem that has remained off the radar of many policymakers, school staff and the public ("State's student homeless population doubles," Jan. 22). As advocates,...
Elaine Tuttle Hansen will never forget stepping into her first college class after years of feeling out of place as a smart kid in her small Massachusetts hometown. "It was like, 'Oh my God, there are people out there like me,'" she says. It's a...
In its budget proposal for the next fiscal year, the Anne Arundel County school system has recommended allotting $3.5 million to fund the expansion of its two charter schools. That includes adding an 11th grade in August at Chesapeake Science Point...
Jessica Margolis-Pineo had an acceptance letter in hand and was ready to attend Montreal's McGill University in the fall of 2003. However, while embarking on a backpacking trip in Europe after graduating from high school, she couldn't shake the feeling...
Three years ago, Angela Sanchez was living in a homeless shelter with her father, laboring over classwork and college applications while trying to keep her circumstances secret from teachers at Hoover High School. On Monday, Sanchez, now 20 and studying...
That Clark Magnet High School stands to earn its second National Blue Ribbon designation is a testament to that model of delivering education to a diverse student population. The math-and-science-focused campus was one of just 35 schools in California to...
State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding ChangesThe Hartford CourantHARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
One year after he successfully proposed 10 percent cuts in much of state government spending to eliminate a budget deficit, Gov. Dennis Daugaard is challenging the Legislature to take on an even thornier thorny topic: Teachers’ performance and pay....
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department wants the public's input to develop guidelines to prevent and detect cheating. The effort comes after several cheating scandals involving teachers. The department is accepting opinions until Feb. 16. It...
St. Francis High School will be hosting its Freshman Entrance Examination on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 8:30 a.m. Prospective students will be able to take the Scholastic Testing Service’s High School Placement Test on campus, at 200 Foothill Blvd. The...
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Roosevelt Elementary School in Pasadena is expected to have its federal Blue Ribbon nomination rescinded due to an administrative test-taking error that was reported in October, officials said. Roosevelt Elementary would have been the nearest school to...
Once again, politicians are trying to dictate a top-down approach for reforming education. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard's recent proposal for fixing education is the latest in a long line of bureaucratic edicts designed to remedy what they...
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