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Archive for July, 2011

Some Education News For July 28, 2011…

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

The LA Times reports on the California Gov. blasting colleges for hiring pricey presidents.

The New York Times reports on a Math Camp.

The New York Times reports on 58% of teachers now getting tenure. A drop from 99%.

The AP reports on Maine looking at creating a 5-year high school.

Education News for July 25, 2011…

July 25, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Sacramento Bee Reports on California school districts that say the new law is unclear on hiring laid off teachers back.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on state investigators that found suspicious patterns of changed answers on tests at Philadelphia’s Roosevelt Middle School

The Hartford Courant reports on students that continue to make progress on the Connecticut Mastery Tests.

The Dallas Morning News reports on TAKS scores going up while national numbers do not.

The LA Times looks at a new research report showing LA charter school teachers turnover rates around 3 times as high compared to LA public schools.

The New York Times reports on the guidebook for local parents that is vague about what each school is looking for when it come school selection for their students.

The Oregonain reports on a New Oregon law that will make it easier for students to transfer between districts beginning in the 2012-13 school year.

Education News For July 22, 2011..

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

The LA Times has an article and report out saying that the California high education system is in decline.

The AP reports on the U of Illinois voting to end aviation program.

The Detroit News reports on Michigan State officials that insist tuition hike under legal cap.

The Sacramento Bee reports on the King Hall Outreach Program that helps students get into law school.

The LA Times reports on LAUSD leader suspends new homework policy

The AP reports on the Minnesota schools budget setting new teacher evaluations.

The AP reports on Idaho, Montana, and South Dakota saying that No Child Left Behind bill is unworkable.

The New York Times reports on the Relay Graduate School of Education and their unique way to train teachers.

Education News For July 20, 2011…

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

The New York Times looks at a Texas students on school discipline where they show black students get the most punishments.

The AP reports on colleges that have dropped the SAT exam, but still buy the names that do good.

The USA Today reports on college budget cutbacks go outside the box.

The AP reports on Massachusetts lawmakers that are wading into the immigrant tuition debate.

The New York Times reports on a new approach for improving American science education includes focusing on core ideas and problem-solving.

The LA Times reports on Los Angeles schools to revamp their ban on social promotion.

Education News For July 18, 2011…

July 18, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The New York Times reports on the economics of law schools.

The AP reports on Purdue to launch new honors college in 2013.

The Sacramento Bee reports on lawmakers that want to cap CSU executive salary.

The AP reports on Penn State raising tuition by 4.9%.

The Miami Herald reports on obstacles that litter the way to earning a college degree.

The Washington Post reports on 206 low performing teachers getting fired.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports on eight charter schools get money from the Georgia governor.

Education News July 15, 2011…

July 15, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

The Education Week reports on new details emerging on Duncan’s NCLB waiver plan.

The Baltimore Sun reports on the number of city schools missing academic targets surging.

The LA Times reports on the UC system approving a 9.6% tuition hike. The Sacramento Bee and the Union-Tribune also report on this as well.

The Philadelphia Daily News reports on the state to probe alleged cheating on standardized tests in city.