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Laguna Beach Unified School District's Academic Performance Index (API) scores improved nine points to 904 this year over last, according to results released Wednesday. Thurston Middle School saw the most growth, going from 906 in 2010 to 934 in 2011....
Laguna Beach PTA Coffee Break hosted a panel of experts at the Surf and Sand last month to discuss launching a child into college. Laguna Beach High School Principal Don Austin, private college counselors Kristen Thomas and Lisa McLaughlin and...
No Square plans theater workshop Children are invited to perform in the original production of "The Nutty Nutcracker" at No Square Theatre's Legion Hall. Miss Linda Haylett will teach a six-week workshop beginning Nov. 3 and prepare kids as young as 2 to...
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RAPID CITY — School districts in South Dakota will receive handbooks that can be used in evaluating teachers and administrators when the new state requirement takes effect in 2014. The state Department of Education also will offer an Internet...
The federal government made it clear again Monday that California will get no relief from education mandates that officials across the country consider a burden. The point was made as the U.S. Department of Education announced that it granted three more...
As the founder of KIPP Baltimore, which operates two high-performing public charter schools in the city, I am heartened and encouraged by our progress over the past six years under schools CEO Andrés Alonso. As I move to a new role as executive director...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan teachers' performance in the classroom would play a bigger role in the amount they get in their paychecks under a proposal being debated in the Republican-controlled state House. The House Education Committee...
In the past few weeks we have heard horror stories from throughout Indiana about testing under ISTEP+ -- particularly the overload of the computer system and the failure of the testing company's servers to handle the testing. This caused Indiana to...
We share the editorial view that outgoing Baltimore City Schools CEO Andrés Alonso created a strong platform to sustain ongoing improvement in our schools ("School reform 2.0," May 12). But the editorial's call for more standardization around the system...
With city schools CEO Andrés Alonso's announcement last week that he is stepping down at the end of this school year, Baltimore finds itself in the market for a new leader who can continue and expand upon the reforms he instituted. Whoever succeeds Mr....
The effort to hammer out new, statewide rules for how to use value-added test score data in teacher evaluations will take longer than planned. That is not surprising, the Florida Department of Education said, as officials knew that the Legislature could...
Chicago voters hold a dim view of Rahm Emanuel's stewardship of public education after a tumultuous year that featured a teachers strike and the mayor's push to close many neighborhood elementary schools, a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows....
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