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2011-01-19 09:58:00

MUSKEGON, Mich., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A national television advertising campaign -- running now -- is highlighting the importance of providing parents with expanded educational options for their children.

2010-05-27 06:00:00

THE CULMINATION OF A YEAR IN ENACT'S DROPOUT PREVENTION PROGRAM NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SHOW UP! 2010 is the culmination of a year of work by students enrolled in the ENACT Dropout Prevention Programs.

2009-07-15 11:21:04

A market-based approach to increasing school choice actually leads to fewer educational opportunities, particularly for disadvantaged students in urban areas, according to a University of Illinois expert in education.

2008-10-13 12:00:32

The concept of economies of scale -- that bigger is better, more efficient, more cost-effective -- may work in businesses where you want fries with that, but not necessarily in the business of education, where you want high school graduates.

2008-10-07 03:00:20

CHICAGO - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class. But frustrated with overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks and a shortage of computers, Ms.

2008-10-02 18:00:25

By JANESE HEAVIN Private schools in Columbia are teaming up and pooling their resources in hopes of becoming more competitive with Columbia Public Schools.

2008-10-01 00:14:08

By RICHARD GARNER The big question Why are we asking this now? Michael Gove, the Conservatives' schools spokesman, spelt out his blueprint for education at his party's annual conference - announcing that his party would adopt the Swedish model of allowing parents' groups, charities and companies to set up their own "free" which they could then run themselves.

2008-09-15 15:00:28

By TOM KERTSCHER Germantown -- The School Board has taken the rare step of eliminating full-day kindergarten -- which is offered at all but a handful of school districts in Wisconsin -- as it prepares for the second time this year to present voters with a referendum for a new elementary school.

2008-08-26 21:00:26

By MAGGIE FITZROY Brette Reiman was angry and embarrassed.

2008-08-25 12:01:08

By S Education is the first rung on the ladder of success for any citizen. As Thomas Jefferson said, "If the children...


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