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Archive for June, 2011

Education News June 30, 2011…

June 30, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The federal government has come out with a list of the highest and lowest cost colleges in the USA.

The Detroit News reports on What is a fair way to evaluate the effectiveness of teachers.

The Baltimore Sun reports on lower MSA test scores for the local area.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports on struggling Chicago public high schools to get millions in federal money.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on school unions not willing to budge for budget.

Education News For June 29, 2011…

June 29, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The USA Today reports on Universities turning to outsourced instructors.

The Sacramento Bee reports on tuition increases likely due to budget cuts.

The AP reports on a 7.7% tuition to increase at NH community colleges.

The LA Times reports on UC fearing talent loss to deeper pockets.

The Baltimore Sun reports on the Baltimore International College that will lose accreditation in August.

The Detroit News reports on merit exam scores improving, but still showing weakness in the Detroit area.

The Dallas Morning News reports on $4 billion cut from Texas schools in finance plan passed by the Texas Legislature.

The News & Observer reports on Wake schools that will not grow their school day by 10 minutes each day in the fall.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on schools that are a key to keeping young families in Philadelphia.

The Union-Tribune reports on the local board that is going to lay off hundreds.

A Couple Education Articles For June 28, 2011…

June 28, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The News & Observer reports on 14,000 families joining online test of Wake assignment plan.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on local schools posting test-score gains again.

Education News For June 27, 2011…

June 27, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Miami Herald reports on a Researcher to study whether Bright Futures scholarships work.

The Times Dispatch reports on students seeking job skills can pay thousands more at for-profit schools.

The Washington Post reports on parents that are rushing to apply for D.C. private school vouchers

The New York Times reports on San Diego schools that fear larger classroom sizes will hurt education.

The LA Times reports on a new policy in the local school district where homework will count for no more than 10 of a students final grade.

The Sacramento Bee reports on six-figure pensions soaring for California administrators.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports on ISAT scores on the rise.

The Dallas Morning News reports on a 90% cut in a merit pay plan for teachers in Texas.

The Indy Star reports on summer school for local students.

Education News For June 24, 2011…

June 24, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

CNN has a quick look at 7 college grads with really high debt levels.

The Miami Herald Reports on a 15 percent tuition increase locked in for Florida’s state universities.

The Indy Star reports on 500 workers accepting early retirement at Indiana University.

The Times Picayune reports on the Weatherhead Foundation that gives Tulane $50 million for scholarships.

The Tennessean reports on the Tennessee regents making tuition hikes official

The Detroit News reports on the DPS budget plan that cuts worker pay 10% and reduces class sizes.

The AP reports on the N.C. statewide school board that is looking at adding 5 classroom days.

The Times Dispatch reports on iPads coming to Henrico kindergarten and first-grade classrooms.

The Baltimore Sun reports on 2011 school test scores will be clean says school district CEO Alonso.

NCES Is Out With A New Report Looking…

June 23, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

at the achievement gap between white and Hispanic students on the NAEP exam. The NAEP scores are going up for both races, but the gap is not going down at all.