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November 6, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
While private schools—in particular, Catholic schools—have experienced an enrollment decline in recent years, the Catholic school network Cristo Rey has flourished, opening two to three schools each year.
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Education
November 6, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
A California teacher who wants to opt out of financially supporting the teachers union’s political lobbying is now without professional liability insurance or a contract vote, even though those provisions are part of collective bargaining.
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Education
November 6, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
Washington state’s Supreme Court will determine whether charter schools will be allowed in the state. Hearings are expected to begin in October.
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Education
October 6, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
Philadelphia school and city officials say the district will be forced to lay off teachers and possibly grow class sizes as large as 40 when students return in September, unless the state and city gives it more money.
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Education
October 3, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
Teacher quality is the most important in-school factor in students’ education, the National Council on Teacher Quality says.
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Education
October 2, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
When the North Carolina legislature approved a budget allocating more money for a new school voucher program in late July, it answered one mom’s prayer.
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Education
October 1, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
A lawsuit from a Florida union would eliminate school choice for many low-income students and effectively kill a program to help students with autism and other special needs.
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Education
September 3, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
When the North Carolina legislature approved a budget allocating more money for a new school voucher program in late July, it answered one mom’s prayer.
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Education
August 12, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
When the North Carolina legislature approved a budget allocating more money for a new school voucher program in late July, it answered one mom’s prayer.
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Education
August 4, 2014
By Mary Tillotson
Students at many public schools are having personal data collected, stored and distributed to third parties without their parents’ knowledge. “I had a conversation with my high school assistant principal and asked him how much data was being collected.
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Education
 

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