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Obama rolling back Bush-era education law AP: The Obama administration is offering states a way around provisions of the once-heralded No Child Left Behind law.
Romney, Perry clash over Race to the Top Politics K-12: Thursday night's GOP presidential debate offered the clearest sign yet that the Republican field is united on K-12 policy: Basically, they all want the feds out.
Teachers in Wash. vote to end strike AP: Striking teachers in Washington state's third-largest school district voted Thursday afternoon to accept a contract, ending a walkout that has kept students out of class for eight days.
Single-sex education is ineffective, report says NYT: The authors of a new study say there is no scientific evidence to support single-sex education, and that it may actually increase gender stereotyping.
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NYC teachers say study found 7,000 classes overcrowded NYT: The number of overcrowded classes in New York is the largest in 10 years, according to a survey conducted by the teachers union and released on Thursday.
Arbitrator's order to rehire 75 D.C. teachers is upheld Washington Post: The District’s labor-management relations board has upheld an arbitrator's decision ordering the D.C. Public Schools to rehire 75 new teachers fired in 2008 by then-Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee.
Chicago public schools cuts 200 central office jobs Chicago Tribune: Chicago Public Schools officials announced Thursday that they have trimmed the Chief Education Office and network offices by 200 positions for a savings of $16 million, part of a districtwide reorganization plan under CPS' new leadership team.
Biowalls, iPads, sheep vie in Solar Decathlon USAT: Teams of students are going for the "green," while hoping to win gold, in a challenge to build efficient, stylish, affordable houses.