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Concerns persist over school system for juvenile offenders

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Various systematic issues within the Maryland’s Juvenile Services Education System have consistently interfered with students receiving instruction at the same quality as that available to pupils in traditional public schools, according to quarterly reports from an independent monitoring unit. The Juvenile Services Education System, more commonly ...

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Consultants recommend changes in Wyoming class sizes

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Consultants looking into Wyoming’s education funding crisis have produced a report that makes a number of suggestions, including increasing the number of students in each classroom. However, their report does not detail how much the changes would cost compared to what the state spends now. State ...

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Majority of Teachers Say Reforms Have Been ‘Too Much’

—Astrid Gast Change is hard—particularly for teachers, who are generally taking dozens of students along for the ride. Yet the majority of teachers say they’ve faced major changes—related to what and how they teach, as well as how they’re evaluated—over the last couple of years in their schools and districts, ...

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Audit: Kansas schools get millions in unauthorized aid

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An audit has found that the largest school districts in Kansas have received millions in funding not allowed by state law. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas State Department of Education has given more than $45 million to the districts in just the past five ...

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Giants activate DE Romeo Okwara from injured reserve

The Giants activated defensive end Romeo Okwara from the injured reserve on Tuesday and waived linebacker Jeremy Cash. Okwara was placed on the IR with a knee injury on Oct. 18 and the second-year Notre Dame product has not played in a game since Week 5 against the ...

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New Mexico weighs options as online schools falter

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A new study shows that online schools in New Mexico provide lower academic achievement than classroom-based schools even though they enroll fewer at-risk students from impoverished and non-English speaking families. The analysis by two New Mexico legislative agencies was presented Tuesday to a panel of ...

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Audit: Kansas schools get millions in unauthorized aid

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An audit has found that the largest school districts in Kansas have received millions in funding not allowed by state law. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas State Department of Education has given more than $45 million to the districts in just the past five ...

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Parents upset over surprise Ivanka Trump high school visit

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Parents of students at a Connecticut high school say they were upset when Ivanka Trump made an unannounced visit. Some parents pulled their children from class on Monday, saying they were troubled they were not told in advance that President Donald Trump’s daughter and senior White ...

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