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First grade teacher Lynda Jensen walks with her class of 30 children at Willow Glenn Elementary School in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Calif. seeks to shelve current standardized tests

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Education officials are proposing to do away with the standardized reading and math tests California public school students have taken since the late 1990s. California Deputy Superintendent Deb Sigman told the […]

09/04/2013

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Students ask feds to probe USC rape investigations

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California students have filed a federal complaint alleging the school ignored or mishandled sexual assault and rape cases. Students who alleged they were raped held a news […]

07/23/2013

Audit: US oversight of charter school funds lax

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An audit of the U.S. Department of Education’s division overseeing hundreds of millions of dollars in charter school funding has criticized the office for failing to properly monitor how states spend […]

10/24/2012

Nearly 900 districts to apply for Race to the Top

(AP) – Nearly 900 school districts across the nation intend to apply for a slice of close to $400 million in grants that the U.S. Department of Education will distribute in support of local initiatives […]

08/31/2012

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