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Brookings study gives thumbs down to European test AP
When it comes to evaluating US students with their counterparts around the world, the National Governors Association and other groups would like states to include a European test used in 57 countries. ...
Study ranks Dallas ISD No. 2 among big cities for academic gains Dallas Morning News
Urban school districts continue to trail far behind suburban and rural school systems, but they are improving at a faster pace, according to the study released Wednesday by the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
S.C. School In Obama Speech Needs New Site
President Barack Obama's speech Tuesday to Congress contained references to the state of disrepair of a school in Dillon, S.C. Ray Rogers, superintendent of Dillon School District Two, discusses how the school stands to benefit from the stimulus plan.
No free lunch: Schools get tough on deadbeats MSNBC
A cold cheese sandwich, fruit and a milk carton might not seem like much of a meal — but that's what's on the menu for students in New Mexico's largest school district without their lunch money.