Senate Tables Gun Bills Amid Parkland Outcry

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TALLAHASSEE --- Two gun-related measures backed by Second Amendment advocates were put on hold Wednesday as students from Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

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A​ ​haven​ ​for​ ​Black​ ​intellectuals,​ ​artists​ ​and​ ​trailblazers—and​ ​path​ ​of​ ​promise​ ​toward​ ​the  American​ ​dream—Black​ ​colleges​ ​and​ ​universities​ ​have​ ​educated​ ​the​ ​architects​ ​of​ ​freedom ...
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NNPA Publishers Raise Awareness about the Every Student Succeeds Act in the Black Community

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Today, more than ever before, parents, educators and stakeholders around the country are learning about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the opportunities...
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Appeals court dismisses Florida school-funding lawsuit

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday shot down a lawsuit over public school funding, saying it raises "political questions" that...
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Public Schools Are More Segregated than They Were 40 Years Ago

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Advertisement On November 4, 1952, Dr. Helen Kenyon addressed the Women’s Society of Riverside Church in New York City and opined that, “Eleven o’clock Sunday...
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Senate Panel Rejects Trump Teacher-Funding Cut, School Choice Proposals

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Alyson Klein, Education Week  |  Lawmakers overseeing education spending dealt a big blow to the Trump administration's K-12 budget asks in a spending bill...
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Students’ Scores Inch Up on ACT Exam

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By Catherine Gewertz, Education Week  |  Students performed slightly better on the ACT this year than they did last year, and Hispanic students notched a...
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Students to See Financial Aid Expansion

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By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER, The News Service of Florida  |  THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE--  As Florida students return to universities and state colleges this month for...
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Florida Virtual School Still Accepting Enrollments K-12

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Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS Full Time), a statewide online public school, is still accepting enrollments for grades Kindergarten-12 for the 2017-18 school...
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What Has Betsy DeVos Actually Done After Nearly Six Months in Office?

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By Alyson Klein  |  When U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos came into office, many in the education community were terrified the billionaire school choice...