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House Education Committee votes against loosening up Act 46 mandate

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Education, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A bill that would have offered greater flexibility for school district mergers was voted down by the House Education Committee on Thursday afternoon.

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Private nonprofit, for-profit universities could soon get regulatory relief

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Florida, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

For-profit and private nonprofit colleges and universities offer career-building options separate from traditional public universities. But they’ve been hammered in recent years by harsh regulations.

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Cybersecurity audit finds students can access obscene material on school computers

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Mississippi, News, State Government, Technology  /  No Comments

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A Mississippi cybersecurity audit found that 20 percent of all school-issued computers could access objectionable material such as pornography.

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Voters choose Evers, $464.7 million in new bonding for schools

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Education, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Voters re-elected Tony Evers for Superintendent of Public Instruction and to raise taxes and borrowing in school referendums.

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Report highlights failure of Education Department’s overreach on campus sexual assault

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, Federal government, News  /  No Comments

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Something must be done.

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Mississippi charter schools case hinges on key constitutional question

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Education, Judiciary, Legislature, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

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After oral arguments Tuesday, the lawsuit that threatens the existence of Mississippi charter schools hinges on one key constitutional issue.

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