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Biz leaders says Massachusetts schools aren’t preparing students for high-tech jobs

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BOSTON – Massachusetts’ school system is widely considered to be the best in the nation, but state business leaders say it’s not good enough to produce the kinds of employees they need to fill high-tech positions.
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Philly reform board prepared to go over the union’s head and do what’s right for students

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PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia School District’s School Reform Commission is getting serious with the city’s teachers union after more than a year of unfruitful contract talks.
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Study: 40 years of increased K-12 spending does not purchase learning

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – If you’ve ever wondered why left-wing progressives have such a strong hatred of standardized testing, check out the findings of a new study from the libertarian-leaning Cato Institute.
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