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Archive: January, 2012

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Education: States should do more to reach students

News from Salt Lake Tribune: MIAMI • In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not do enough to ensure schools would be held accountable for the performance of all students. The Obama administration praised the states for [...]

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Regional Education Summit

News from SurfKY News: David Bryant Jan 30 |13:42 PM HOPKINSVILLE, KY (1/30/12) – Hopkinsville Community College hosted the 2012 Regional Education Summit on Saturday. The theme this year was “Education Pays: Investing in Our Future.” The event was a collaboration of the Christian, Todd……………. continues on SurfKY News >>> Read the full article Related [...]

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Education, health care among issues this week

News from Anchorage Daily News: JUNEAU, Alaska – Education funding, health care exchanges, investments in Iran and sending a message to Washington – via New York City’s most famous green area – are among the issues lawmakers are expected to tackle this week. Budget work is also slated to continue, as are hearings in Senate [...]

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College presidents wary of Obama cost-control plan

News from Chicago Sun-Times: By KIMBERLY HEFLING AP Education Writer January 28, 2012 6:40PM President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Michigan’s Al Glick Field House, Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) storyidforme: 24901932tmspicid: 9104182fileheaderid: 4148679 Updated: January 28, 2012 6:40PM WASHINGTON (AP) — Fuzzy math, Illinois State University’s [...]

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Awareness and education of ag issues important to success of American farming

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Adams emphasizes importance of education in State of the University address

News from Red and Black: President Adams may have been speaking in Athens Thursday afternoon, but his remarks about the finances of the University were meant for the ears of those under Atlanta’s gold dome. In his State of the University Address, Adams made a case for the University’s importance to the state of Georgia [...]

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Utah education leaders propose plan for NCLB waiver

News from Salt Lake Tribune: Utah education leaders plan to ask the feds to waive many No Child Left Behind requirements for the state in exchange for new school achievement programs and rules regarding teacher evaluations, according to a proposal the State Office of Education released Thursday. The U.S. Department of Education announced last year [...]

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Connecticut education commissioner praises agreement reached on teacher …

News from New Haven Register: By Mary E. O’Leary, Register Topics Editormoleary@nhregister.com / Twitter: @nhrmoleary HARTFORD — After years of trying, representatives of teacher unions, superintendents and school boards Wednesday reached consensus on the controversial issue of teacher evaluations. Stefan Pryor, the new state commissioner of education, Wednesday said the model ties evaluation in part [...]

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Athletic directors stress importance of education to student-athletes

News from Port Huron Times Herald: By JOSEPH HAYES They sat quietly, dissecting all of the information at their disposal. And at the end of the day, many of them had gained a new perspective regarding collegiate athletics. The Athletics Beyond High School seminar, which is part of the St. Clair County KnowHow2Go and RESA [...]

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Obama’s State Of The Union Tackles Education, Energy

News from MTV.com: The president’s State of the Union address is meant to give the nation an update on what has been accomplished and what is still left to be done. But in a re-election year, the televised appearance before Congress cannot avoid being seen as a sales pitch to the nation for four more [...]

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