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Archive for June, 2011

Education News For June 23, 2011

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

The New York Times reports on top lawmakers in New York that like 300 buck a year tuition increases for CUNY and Suny schools.

The USA Today reports on the hunt for overseas college students.

The Detroit News reports on WSU hiking tuition 6.9% for the 2011-12 school year.

The Post Dispatch reports on College price calculators may not paint complete picture.

The Union-Tribune reports on the local school district struggling to save jobs.

The Tennessean Reports on more virtual schools that will soon become reality.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports on 1,000 CPS teachers protesting canceled raises while execs get higher salaries.

The Baltimore Sun reports on cheating and tampering found in city schools on exams.

Education News For June 22, 2011..

June 22, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The USA Today has an article up looking at a new study that says the reading ans science part of the ACT exam does nothing to predict how well a student will do in college.

The New York Times reports that 46 out of the 70 high schools that the city says gets an A rating have over 50% of those students going to a CUNY schools that needs remedial classes.

The Chicago Tribune reports on teachers picketing a board meeting over denial of raises.

The Detroit News reports on the sweeping overhaul set for ailing Michigan schools. A video is included.

The Baltimore Sun reports on petitioners hitting the streets to stop tuition breaks for illegal immigrants.

The Sacramento Bee reports on small schools in the school district showing off big success.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on a Grant program to encourage new methods of teacher evaluation.

Education Articles For June 20, 2011

June 20, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The LA Times reports on budget cutbacks causing California colleges to reduce or eliminate summer school.

The Tennessean reports on some high school students getting a taste of college.

The Detroit News reports on DPS reform plan includes more money for classrooms, power for principals, 200 million in debt wiped out, and 45 schools going under state control.

The Sacramento Bee reports on Tanishq Abraham and other gifted students and where they should learn.

Education News For June 17 2011…

June 17, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Denver Post reports on Westwood College promises to pay graduate bills for up to six months if they do not have a job.

The Detroit News reports on MSU hiking tuition 6.9% for in-state undergraduates.

They also report on U-M to increase tuition by 6.7% this fall as well.

The Tennessean reports on Tennessee State University dumping the physics degree due to low enrollment.

The Kansas City Star Reports on University tuition going up in Kansas.

The Knoxville News reports on the University Of Tennessee looking at a 12 percent tuition increase

The Miami Herald reports on Dade and Broward counties to probe FCAT scores for cheating.

The Times Picayune reports on a Senate committee approves bill giving local school boards more authority to choose textbooks.

The News & Observer reports on Wake County not expecting to lay off teachers or teacher assistants because of state budget.

The National Center For Teacher Quality Is Out…

June 16, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

looking at how to make the make the teacher quality better in the LA Unified school district.

Education News For June 16, 2011…

June 16, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Indy Star reports on high school students in early college programs. The Times Picayune though reports on the BESE orders school districts to offer access to college-level courses.l

The AP reports on the Kansas Board of Regents approving Kansas tuition increases.

The New York Times reports on schools limiting homework.

The Post Dispatch reports on Greenville College and Lewis & Clark Community College have signed up with the Midwest Student Exchange Program so they can offer lower tuition to some out-of-state students.

The Post Dispatch reports on the Illinois teaching certification program under fire.

The Sacramento Bee reports on Nearly ever school district in Sacramento County is now in financial peril.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on Cleveland school administrators get raises but lose costlier perks.

The Chicago Tribune reports on Mayor Emanuel defending the school board decision against teacher raises.