TX Tries Revoking Teacher Certs After Scandal

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Obama Talks Up Universal Pre-K

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CA Teacher Had Year-Long Affair w/ Student

Reprinted from The NY Daily News A California high school teacher has been busted for allegedly having sex with a student for the past year. Leon Chang, 27, is charged with statutory rape and contacting a minor for lewd purposes …

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Poll: 2-3rds South Carolinians Pro-Voucher

Reprinted from TheState  South Carolinians are open to the idea of giving tax breaks for donations to organizations that help families pay for private school, according to a new Winthrop Poll. Support for that type of private school choice program …

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Florida Charter School Group Under Fire

Reprinted from Miami-Herald The state’s largest charter school management company has come under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Education for potential conflicts of interests in its business practices, federal authorities have confirmed. The Education Department’s Inspector General Office is …

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4 of 5 New Charters Approved in DE

Reprinted from Delaware Online Delaware officials approved four new charter schools Thursday, rejected one application, placed two charters set to open this fall under tight scrutiny over enrollment concerns and allowed an existing school to shrink its enrollment targets. The …

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Ed Standards in Indiana Up for Vote

Reprinted from WISHTV.com Proposed state education standards will go in front of an education round table co-chaired by Gov. Mike Pence and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz Monday afternoon. A group called Hoosiers Against Common Core organized a rally …

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Chicago Public School Budget Gimmick

Reprinted from The Chicago Tribune   Last year, Chicago Public Schools officials tapped out reserves and turned their pockets inside out to fill a projected $1 billion shortfall. They closed schools, laid off teachers, slashed classroom and central office spending. …

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OK City Spending $1mil on CO Detectors

Reprinted from NewsOK In the days after the leak, officials outlined plans to put detectors in each of the district’s 2,500 classrooms. “The incident at Lee Elementary served as a great example of how important installing these detectors is in …

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Rand Paul talks School Choice in Chicago

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