The Education Report: Is failure to report child abuse in schools a matter of …

In Child Education | on July, 22, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

The Education Report: Is failure to report child abuse in schools a matter of …News from San Jose Mercury News: This is a sampling of The Education Report, Katy Murphy’s Oakland schools blog. Read more at www.IBAbuzz.com/education. Follow her at Twitter.com/KatyMurphy. July 17: In a recent story, Mercury News reporters Julia Prodis Sulek and Sharon [...]

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Bachelor’s degree boosts health, CDC report suggests

In High School Education | on May, 16, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Bachelor’s degree boosts health, CDC report suggestsNews from CBS News: (Credit: Shutterstock.com) (CBS News) Higher education could help people in more ways besides finding a job. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found educated Americans are less likely to be obese and suffer from chronic diseases, compared to those [...]

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Pace University has top online bachelor’s degree program: US News & World Report

In College Education | on January, 09, 2012 | by | 0 Comments

Pace University has top online bachelor’s degree program: US News & World ReportNews from New York Daily News: Take our Poll Virtual U. Would you ever consider getting a degree online? At these schools the classrooms are virtual, but the education is still top-notch. New York’s Pace University made the first-ever honor roll — compiled by [...]

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2011 Policy Progress Report: No Child Left Behind

In Child Education | on December, 29, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

2011 Policy Progress Report: No Child Left BehindNews from US News and World Report: The nation’s now unpopular key education policy saw more action in Washington this year than it did since it passed in 2001. No Child Left Behind has been overdue for a rewrite since 2007, and education experts agree final reform needs [...]

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Report: Test Performance Of NYC School Children Stagnant

In Child Education | on December, 07, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Report: Test Performance Of NYC School Children StagnantNews from CBS New York: Classroom (credit: CBS 2) NEW YORK (AP / WCBS 880) – Test scores for New York City’s fourth- and eighth-graders were flat between 2009 and 2011 and the racial achievement gap hardly budged between 2003 and 2011, according to figures from a national [...]

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Report: Illinois falls further behind ‘No Child’ education targets

In Child Education | on October, 20, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Report: Illinois falls further behind ‘No Child’ education targetsNews from WBEZ: New test scores show Illinois is falling further behind in meeting the requirements set by the No Child Left Behind law. Illinois education officials now say they’ll seek an exemption from the act, which sets ever-increasing annual achievement benchmarks. Data from this year show [...]

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Upstate schools report fewer dropouts; local numbers reflect trend across the …

In High School Education | on June, 24, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Upstate schools report fewer dropouts; local numbers reflect trend across the … News from Spartanburg Herald Journal: Published: Friday, June 24, 2011 at 3:15 a.m. Last Modified: Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 10:08 p.m. Twenty-five fewer students dropped out of Spartanburg County high schools in the 2009-10 school year than in the previous year, according [...]

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Report eyes legislators’ education

In College Education | on June, 14, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Report eyes legislators’ education News from Billings Gazette: Montana has some of the least-educated legislators in the country, according to a report released Sunday by the Chronicle of Higher Education. But the magazine’s information differs from that provided by the Montana Legislature. The Chronicle reports that 20 percent of Montana’s 150 legislators had no college [...]

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BMI Appearing on Kids’ School Report Cards

In Child Education | on April, 21, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

BMI Appearing on Kids’ School Report Cards News from That’s Fit: Your child could come skipping through the door in the near future with a very different type of report card. The new grade index isn’t measured on an A, B, and C scale. It’s measured by BMI. jupiterimages Some states are now adopting policies [...]

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