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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 But frustrated with overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks and a shortage of computers, Ms.
By JANESE HEAVIN Private schools in Columbia are teaming up and pooling their resources in hopes of becoming more competitive with Columbia Public Schools.
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.
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.
By MAGGIE FITZROY Brette Reiman was angry and embarrassed.
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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