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Education groups lobby hard against 'fiscal cliff'

Nov 20, 2012
Education lobbyists make up the lion's share of groups pushing to avert the 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Education, lobbyist

Keeping tabs on kids' behavior

Nov 9, 2012
ClassDojo, a free app for teachers, aims to help them with classroom management.
Posted In: Education

Education, economy help undecideds make their choice

Nov 5, 2012
Loudoun County, Virginia fence-sitters explain what got them to commit.
Posted In: swing state, Virginia, Education, gas prices

Checking in on the candidates education plans

Nov 2, 2012
With the government's latest jobs report due out this morning, talk of jobs and the economy will likely rule the day. But there are a host of other issues at stake in this election, including education.
Posted In: Education, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

Texas schools districts suing state over budget cuts

Oct 23, 2012
The trial begins this week. Cash-starved school districts are arguing that big budget cuts violate the state constitution's guarantee of fair and adequate education for all its citizens.
Posted In: Education, texas, public school

At Oyler, keeping an eye on students' eyes

Oct 12, 2012
A groundbreaking vision clinic at the school makes sure kids who needs glasses, get them.
Posted In: Oyler School, Education, eyes

New test in New York means new test prep

Oct 9, 2012
New York is revising the gifted and talented student test that pre-schoolers take. The new standardized test means sleepless nights for parents -- and a new demand for test prep.
Posted In: testing, New York, Education

Rich and poor in San Diego speak out on wealth gap

Oct 5, 2012
Residents of San Diego's wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods reflect on opportunity, responsibility and the American Dream.
Posted In: San Diego, Income Gap, wealth gap, poverty, wealth, opportunity, Education, homeless, personal responsiblity, American dream, tough choices

Taking on teacher tenure

Sep 20, 2012
States across the country are trying to make it easier to fire ineffective teachers by changing the tenure process. But some people are still wondering... what does K-12 tenure mean?
Posted In: Education, tenure, teachers

Leading the change at Oyler School

Sep 13, 2012
School principal Craig Hockenberry fights poverty with community at a different kind of school in Cincinnati.
Posted In: Education, Oyler School

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