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Kansas ready to measure kindergartner's academic readiness

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state's education department is planning to develop a system to measure the academic readiness of kindergartners, which supporters say will significantly change the state's approach to education.

January 17, 2016 10:37 amLoading…

Indiana struggling with change for dual-credit teachers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Educators around Indiana are struggling over how to deal with an impending change in academic requirements for those who teach high school classes for which students can receive college credit.

October 31, 2015 8:30 amLoading…

Graduates sue university over education accreditation

DULUTH, Minn. — Thirteen University of Minnesota Duluth graduates are suing the school, alleging it failed to inform them that the elementary and special education program was not accredited.

October 16, 2015 8:49 amLoading…

Tighter rules could hit high school-college credit classes

INDIANAPOLIS — Some educators are worried that tighter academic requirements for those teaching Indiana high school classes for which students can receive college credit will lead to a drop in such dual-credit offerings.

September 24, 2015 1:51 pmLoading…

Nixon to veto student transfers bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will veto a bill to revamp the state's system allowing students to transfer from failing schools, two Missouri lawmakers who took a lead in crafting the legislation said on Thursday.

June 25, 2015 2:50 pmLoading…

St. Louis-area schools agree to help failing districts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A group of St. Louis-area schools are banding together to help two failing districts get back on track, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday.

June 23, 2015 1:35 pmLoading…

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