August 1, 2011 Education News

August 01, 2011 By: richard.ginn Category: Uncategorized

CNN reports on Community colleges stepping in to fill ‘skills gap.’

The LA Times reports on a state auditor calls for transparency in UC funding.

The USA Today reports on colleges boost student fees to fill gaps in state funding.

The Post Dispatch reports on the University of Missouri system considers capping enrollment.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on New Jersey and Pennsylvania that plan to launch pilot programs aimed at reforming the teacher-evaluation process.

The News & Observer reports on Duke University receiving contributions from a record 106,423 donors last fiscal year. The gifts totaled $349,657,667, the third-highest cash total in Duke’s history.

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The New York Times reports on Pennsylvania joining states facing a school cheating scandal

The Dallas Morning News reports on Dallas-area school districts ponder property tax increases to offset funding cuts.

The LA Times reports on Dozens of teachers from China are in Los Angeles to prepare for the opportunity of a lifetime which is a chance to teach Mandarin in American schools.

The Indy Star reports on a new academy that will target disadvantaged fifth-graders.

The Detroit News reports on tougher standards for Michigan schools.

The Baltimore Sun reports on the local elementary STEM program to help students learn science.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on Cleveland schools seeking nearly $50 million in givebacks says the Cleveland Teachers Union.

The Chicago Sun-Times reports on the CPS chief promising more magnet and all-day kindergarten programs.