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Obama urges governors to boost education funding AP via Boston.com: President Barack Obama Monday urged the nation's governors to invest more state resources in education, saying a highly skilled workforce is crucial for the U.S. to remain competitive with other countries.
Regulations Would Link Teacher-Prep Quality, Aid Eligibility TeacherBeat: A set of draft federal regulations under discussion this week proposes requiring states to classify their teacher-preparation programs into four categories.
Ohio districts await Kasich's new funding formula AP via Boston.com: How much does it cost to properly educate Ohio schoolchildren? What percentage of taxpayer dollars should go into classrooms or reading help, counseling or the arts? Should struggling districts get more than comfortable ones? How much more?
Officials: Student brain dead in Ohio shooting AP: A student wounded in an Ohio school shooting has been declared brain dead, authorities said Tuesday, the second reported fatality in an attack that began when a teenager opened fire in the cafeteria at a suburban Cleveland high school a day earlier....
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Texas District Embarks On Widespread iPad Program To Close Digital Divide AP via HuffPost: A Texas school district is trying to close its digital divide by distributing thousands of Apple tablet computers in a move that could make it the largest iPads program for students in the nation.