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Will News Of The World Scandal Affect Murdoch's Foray Into Education?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.14.2011 | Education

The New York City Comptroller’s office has approved a $2.7 million consulting contract with Wireless Generation -- an education technology company ...

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Expanding School-Based Health Clinics

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.13.2011 | Education

Obamacare is going to school. In a collaboration between the U.S. Departments of Education and Health & Human Services, the U.S. government is awar...

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Teacher Protest To Descend On D.C. In Late July

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.12.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- After months of planning the "Save Our Schools March And National Call to Action," educators will take to the streets in Washington D.C. i...

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Under Immense Pressure, Educators Accused of Tampering With Tests

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

As Atlanta deals with the fallout of a report that exposed widespread, systemic cheating by educators on standardized tests, more and more such episod...

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Walker Pushes For New Schools Accountability Model

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

After slashing education funding and reducing teachers' collective bargaining rights earlier this year, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) announced his ...

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Bloomberg's Schools Budget Deal Still Leaves Some Teachers Out Of Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- Andrea Schulman, an English as a Second Language teacher at P.S. 102 Bay View in Brooklyn, N.Y., for the past three years, knew it was onl...

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In Montana, Federal Education Funding Lies In Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.06.2012 | Education

When it comes to education, Montana is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Faced with potentially losing federal funding after publicly challeng...

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Weighing Detroit's Charter Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.07.2011 | Education

The majority of the Motor City's charter high schools underperform the city's traditional public schools, according to an analysis published Thursday ...

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Arne Duncan: Montana Could Be 'Left Behind' If Won't Comply

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

Montana could face a withdrawal of federal education funding if it doesn't improve compliance with No Child Left Behind, U.S. Secretary of Education A...

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What's In A Resolution: NEA's Van Roekel Says Language Shift Does Not Signal Policy Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

When the National Education Association held its membership conference over Independence Day weekend, it made headlines for endorsing Barack Obama ear...

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To Catch A Cheater: Behind The Atlanta Public Schools Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.05.2011 | Education

Three years ago, Heather Vogell, an investigative reporter at the Atlanta Journal Constitution, sat down with a data analyst to crunch some numbers. ...

The Global Search for Education: The Future of Jobs?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.05.2011 | Education
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The impact of education on prosperity has been a subject of long debate. However, Professor Hugh Lauder explains, "the links between education and a modern economy are much more complex than policy makers would have us believe."

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Duncan's No Child Left Behind Proposal 'May Face ... Legal Challenges'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

Does U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have the legal authority to move forward with a proposal that allows states to bypass school performance ...

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White House Releases Race To The Top Details

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.30.2011 | Education

A $500 million federal competition for early education money will stress assessment, teacher training and program alignment, according to an announcem...

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Lawsuit, Teacher Layoffs Follow Wisconsin Budget Signing

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.30.2011 | Education

Just days after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed the state's budget with massive cuts to education funding, Wisconsin's teachers are on the chop...

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Teacher Evaluation Regulations Illegal, Claims New York State Teachers Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.29.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The fight over how to measure the state's teachers made its way to court this week, with New York's largest teachers' union suing the Boar...

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How It Feels To Be A Teacher In Wisconsin On June 27

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.27.2011 | Education

Margarette Allen was never ashamed to be a teacher. She still isn't -- for the most part. "I'm proud of what I do," the Manitowoc, Wis., high scho...

'Guys and Dolls' in the South Bronx: Learning to See the (Real) Value of Arts Education

Kate Quarfordt | Posted 08.27.2011 | Education
Kate Quarfordt

This year's rehearsal process served up an especially overwhelming array of challenges and behind-the-scenes mayhem, all intensified by the parallel unfolding of my second pregnancy.

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DREAM Act A Moral, Economic Imperative, Says U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.27.2011 | College

Despite the DREAM Act’s low likelihood for Senate passage, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for a renewed awareness of the plight of u...

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Ohio Bill Offers New Method For Charter School Oversight

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.24.2011 | Education

The fight over the future of charter schools found a new battleground in Ohio this week with the hearing of a new kind of bill. State Sen. Joe Schi...

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Charters Best In Practice, Not Theory, Says Charter School Manager

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.24.2011 | Education

Kay Madati has doubts about the charter school movement. And he helps run a charter school. "I'm not sure in aggregate that charter schools are ev...

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New Detroit Public Schools Budget Cuts Teacher Pay, Non-Teaching Services

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.23.2011 | Education

This story has been updated. Detroit Public Schools officials released the district's proposed 2012 budget Thursday, a plan rife with cuts and chan...

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Lawsuit, Appointments Follow Detroit Education Plan Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.22.2011 | Education

Nearly 30 Michigan residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday that seeks to overturn a law that gave state-appointed "emergency managers" near carte blanche ...

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UPDATE: GWU Applicants Receive False Hope, Student's Information In Email Kerfuffle

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.22.2011 | College

You're accepted! Oh wait ... Online applicants to George Washington University's non-degree program were befuddled Wednesday morning when they ...

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Detroit Education Reform: Few Details Emerge On Michigan College Promise

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.21.2011 | Education

When Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) presented sweeping reforms to Detroit's -- and, eventually, Michigan's -- schools on Monday, he accompanied the new...