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Entries by Joy Resmovits from 08/2012

Back-To-School: Education Cuts Favored By Americans Include Teacher Salary Freezes, Administration Cuts, Survey Says

Posted 08.02.2012 | Education

As school districts suffer from increasing costs and not enough cash, only 11 percent of Americans are willing to pay more in taxes to fund communitie...

Special Education Services After High School Uncoordinated, Unmonitored, GAO Finds

Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

Thirty-six hours after Marlyn Wells gave birth to Anna, she learned her daughter had Down syndrome. Just a few years later, the family started talking...

Bad Teachers Can Get Better After Some Types Of Evaluation, Harvard Study Finds

Posted 08.09.2012 | Education

The question of what to do with bad teachers has stymied America's education system of late, sparking chaotic protests in state capitals and vitriolic...

Election 2012: Education Issues To Be Highlighted By College Board Installation Near Wall Street

Posted 08.14.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- While cash and Wall Street go hand-in-hand, the College Board is hoping that a 6-foot-tall display of (fake) hundred-dollar bills placed n...

Obama Back-To-School Report Highlights Education Cuts, Teacher Layoffs

Posted 08.18.2012 | Education

Hundreds of thousands of teachers have lost their jobs in recent years. And as U.S. students go back to school amid a presidential campaign with clash...

Obama To Hit Romney On Education With Two Tuesday Speeches, DNC Video

Posted 08.20.2012 | Education

David Driscoll, who recently served as Massachusetts' education commissioner, remembers touring the state's high schools to promote a new scholarship ...

Mitt Romney Trails Obama By Small Margin On Education, Poll Finds

Posted 08.22.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama is attacking presumed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney on education this week in speeches, videos and radio adv...

Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan Differ On Standardized Testing In Schools

Posted 08.23.2012 | Education

In roundtables with teachers and visits to classrooms, President Barack Obama is continuing to attack the GOP ticket on education this week, from Mitt...

Dropout Signs Can Be Spotted Early Among Frequent School Ditchers -- Report

Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

It's the second day of school in Chaparral High School, a day assistant principal Todd Peterson calls "the second happiest day in the world for all th...

Mitt Romney Disagrees With Himself On Education In Republican Convention Speech

Posted 08.30.2012 | Education

One of the more awkward moments of Mitt Romney's speech Thursday night at the Republican National Convention came during the newly minted presidential...