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2014 July 24 - 06:31 am

Bridging Gaps Between Education Sectors Proving To Be Tough Task

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In sterile, air-conditioned conference rooms across the state, educators will be gathering this summer to prepare for the new standards soon to be in place in most of the nation’s kindergartens through high schools called Common Core.
2014 July 22 - 09:55 am

More Options Available To Meet Standards Through Career and Technical Education

already,” state Education Department spokesman Martin Ackley told The Associated Press in an email. He said changes included embedding the higher-level math content into vocational and technical classes and allowing for foreign language credits before ninth grade.
2014 July 22 - 09:55 am

Lawsuit Challenges Citrus College’s Speech Restrictions and Those of Three Other Institutions

Vincenzo Sinapi-Riddle filed the federal suit against Citrus Community College District. The 20-year-old alleges he was threatened with being tossed off the Glendora campus last fall for seeking petition signatures outside the school’s designated “free-speech area,” an area that represents less than 1.
2014 June 23 - 04:32 am

Governor Wants More Emphasis Placed on Skilled Trades and Technical Training

“The jurisdiction, the place that does this the best over the next few years will have a strategic economic advantage,” he told a crowd during his keynote speech at the Mackinac Policy Conference, the Detroit Regional Chamber’s annual meeting for more than 1,500 business, political and civil leaders.
2014 June 23 - 04:32 am

Goal Is To Educate Students and Prevent Future Sexual Assaults on Campus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state Senate approved legislation requiring California colleges and universities to adopt anti-sexual assault policies that include a written standard for personal consent, a move that came as schools across the country are being urged to take tougher actions to curb the growing problem.
2014 June 8 - 06:15 pm
State and local funding for public colleges and universities is finally on the rise again in many states, after hitting bottom in fiscal year 2012. States appropriated 5.7 percent more to higher education in fiscal 2014 compared to the previous year, ranging from an increase of 27.

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