Posts Tagged ‘Education Action Group’

Report: Excessive regulations hamper charter school progress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Charter schools across the nation are increasingly subject to the same kinds of excessive regulations that have suppressed student achievement in the nation’s traditional public schools, according to a report from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).
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Madison school board votes to nearly double its pay

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MADISON, Wis. – The end of the school year means many things in Wisconsin. Children and teachers begin their vacations, high school students take up summer jobs, recent graduates prepare for college or tech school in the fall. It also means schools boards around the state will begin constructing their budgets for the fall.
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POPE: Families should beware of ‘strange ideas,’ ‘ideological’ teaching in schools

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VATICAN CITY – The forecast in Rome on Sunday called for rain, but the only things descending on the Vatican were crowds of families for the opening of the Ecclesial Congress of the Diocese of Rome, where Pope Francis encouraged parents to remember their essential role as the primary educators of their children, making sure to educate them against the cultural ideas destroying the family.
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PA governor calls unanimous opposition to tax increases ‘GOP stunt’

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – One week after Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf described a unanimous Pennsylvania House of Representatives no vote against his first proposed budget as a “GOP stunt,” a handful of Republican lawmakers were targeted in mailers, not once, but twice. The mailers were paid for by America Works USA.
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Leading scholars blast U.S. History rewrite

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CHICAGO – Fifty-five top historians have signed an open letter criticizing the College Board’s revamp of its Advanced Placement U.S. history curriculum, in which half a million of the nation’s brightest students enroll each year. It is the final U.S. history class many ever take.
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