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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

One School, One Year: A look inside Oyler School

Sep 13, 2012
Inside Cincinnati's Oyler Community Learning Center over the course of one school year.
Posted In: Education, Oyler School, cincinnati

Laid-off teachers look for their Plan B

Sep 5, 2012
A trip to the airport paid off for former technology teacher Chris Bjuland.
Posted In: teachers, Teachers and Plan B, School, Education

Chicago teachers nearing strike

Sep 5, 2012
For the last year, union leaders have tried to push Mayor Rahm Emanuel into focusing on other issues: smaller class sizes, more art and music programs and job security.
Posted In: Chicago, Education, teachers, strike

Rethinking public subsidies in higher education

Aug 31, 2012
Commentator Andrew Kelly says tax dollars should fund innovation in higher education, not more of the same
Posted In: Education, state, financial aid, subsidies, loans

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