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2008-10-02 00:00:19

By Bethan Marshall Comment Faith schools are controversial, and becoming more so. Last month, a new law was passed making it possible for faith schools to employ the head and the non-teaching staff from people who share the religious belief of the school.

2008-09-06 21:00:12

By James Reed Like every group of children entering their final school year, they face exams that will have a significant bearing on their futures.But those starting Year 11 this month are also the Blair Generation.David Miliband coined the term four years ago when he was Schools Minister to describe those children who started school in 1997, the year Labour came to power.

2008-08-23 09:00:28

Our view: Disabled, foster-care pupils shouldn't lose funding, but state must cap program amid questions about its legality An effort by some lawmakers to find money for a school voucher program that was sacrificed in the lengthy and difficult state budgeting process should raise questions about how legislative priorities are set.

2008-08-22 03:00:38

By Green, Todd The causal link between modernization and secularization forms the core of secularization theories.

2008-08-04 12:01:14

By Vicki McClure, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Aug. 4--A proposed state constitutional amendment offers what sounds like a simple and painless remedy for improving public education in Florida -- require every school district to spend at least 65 percent of its money on classroom instruction.

2008-07-09 03:00:25

By Walker, Olene S It is an honor for me to welcome you to the State of Utah and to the Brigham Young University campus. I commend the J. Reuben Clark Law School, the David O.

2008-06-18 15:00:36

By Jennifer D Jordan The measure sought to relieve local school districts of the cost of busing and textbooks for private and parochial school students.

2008-06-16 09:00:00

By Paul Tosto, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Jun. 16--Risen Christ looked like a typical urban Catholic school when Helen Dahlman took over in 2000. Students were a roughly even mix of black and white, and nearly all were English speakers.

2006-01-05 21:34:08

By Michael Peltier TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a school voucher program that allowed some students to attend private schools with taxpayers' money, a key component of Gov. Jeb Bush's education reforms.


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