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DC Council schedules five hearings on education bills

News from Washington Post: Most D.C. schools will let out for summer break at the end of this week, but debate over the city’s education policies is just beginning. D.C. Council Member David Catania, who has proposed wide-ranging legislation to overhaul city schools, has scheduled five hearings during the first two weeks of July. Catania [...]

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‘Create education better’: Miss Utah botches answer at Miss USA pageant

News from Fox News: Published June 17, 2013 FoxNews.com Miss Utah Marissa Powell had a rough time getting through the question and answer section of Sunday night’s Miss USA pageant. Judge NeNe Leakes asked he 21-year-old Salt Lake City native about income inequality: “A recent report shows that in 40 percent of American families with [...]

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Crucial early education program badly hurt by federal cuts

News from CBS News: (CBS News) HAVERSTRAW, New York – It’s been four months since the start of “sequestration” — the mandatory federal budget cuts. Apart from the fight to keep funding the air traffic controllers, we have not heard much about the impact elsewhere. But some parents who have kids enrolled in Head Start [...]

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GOP slams Dems’ education proposal as federal power grab

News from CBS News: Republicans and the White House have “major” disagreements on education policy, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said Saturday in the weekly Republican address, including a fresh dispute over the scope of federal involvement in education. But on student loans, he argued, the White House and the GOP actually have a lot in [...]

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan works to sell Obama administration’s …

News from Washington Post: Arne Duncan woke at 5:30 a.m. in his Arlington County home, was driven to the airport and folded his 6-foot-5 frame into an aisle seat in coach. The education secretary buckled his seat belt and tilted his head back for a short flight to Atlanta, another stop in his uphill effort [...]

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Senate committee approves bill updating federal education law

News from Washington Post: On a party line vote, a Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday to update the country’s main federal education law by erasing some of its most punitive aspects. The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions voted 12 to 10 on the bill filed by chairman Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), with [...]

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Girls, you can run the world (with education)

News from CNN International: Meera Vijayan said she felt proud that she had managed to leave her small town and follow her dreams in Bangalore, India. CNN’s “Girl Rising” documents extraordinary girls, power of education to change the world iReporters from India to Mexico shared thoughts on what they would tell girls about education Many [...]

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State cuts $1M from adult-education program in Washington Heights, forcing …

News from New York Daily News: Martha Ozoria Washington Heights residents stormed Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez’ office last Thursday to protest state education cuts — but the councilman will join the group this Thursday for a rally. The state has de-funded adult education programs uptown, leaving residents without access to their classes. One such program at [...]

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Tea Party groups make gains against ‘ObamaCore’ education program

News from Fox News: May 21, 2013: Tea Party activists demonstrate outside the John Weld Peck Federal Building in Cincinnati.AP Tea Party groups are barnstorming state capitals across the country to stop an Obama administration-backed initiative to impose federal math and English education standards on public schools.  Though conservatives have long argued that state and [...]

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Corrie Wallace, helps immigrants with education

News from Chicago Tribune: Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to “help parents help their kids.” Wallace, 40, has been director of the Niles Township Schools’ English Language Learners [...]

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