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AM News: Biden Attacks Ryan in VP Debate on 4.5 Billion in Proposed Ed Cuts

Biden Hits Ryan for Education Cuts in VP Debate PoliticsK12: Vice President Joe Biden attacked GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan at Thursday night's debate for cuts in Ryan's proposed budget that Biden said would that kick 200,000 children out of the Head Start early childhood program.


Brizard out as CPS chief: 'We agreed it is best' ChicagoTribune: Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean Claude Brizard  is out, to be replaced permanently by the school system's chief education officer, a spokeswoman for Mayor Rahm Emanuel  said Thursday. Brizard, who has been the CEO for about 17 months, made a mutual  decision with the mayor that it was best he leave the top school post, mayoral spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton said.

Obama, Romney On Higher Ed Help: Dueling Visions NPR: Many Americans today feel like they've lost or are losing their shot at a college education because paying for it often seems out of reach. So how big of an issue is this in the presidential campaign?

Guide: Tying Common Core and English-Proficiency EdWeek: As school districts forge ahead in putting the common academic standards into practice, many states are still revising or creating new English-language-proficiency standards to spell out for teachers the sophisticated language skills that their English-learner students will need to succeed with the rigorous new academic expectations.

Alabama Immigration Law: SPLC Files Lawsuit After Education Department Refuses To Release Public Records On Latino Students HuffPostEdu: The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Education after the agency refused to release public records detailing the impact of the state‚Äôs temporary anti-immigrant law on Latino student attendance.


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