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    WA state educator advocates for English Language Learners in ESEA reauthorization

    “States and districts don’t need new federal mandates on education; we just need better ones. Educating young people is not a one size fits all proposition.”

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    For-profit colleges facing increased scrutiny, skepticism

    Between the falling profits and declining enrollments, not to mention the millions of dollars in federal penalties and hundreds of lawsuits filed, it’s been a rough year for the for-profit college industry.

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    State news roundup for April 18, 2015

    This week: business tax cuts come under fire in New Hampshire, Illinois educators say it’s time for the governor to start governing, Kansas lawmakers consider ending teacher licensure, and Wisconsin honors its top education activists.

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    We all want healthy, hunger-free kids—right?

    A House hearing on child nutrition programs opened the conversation about the reauthorization of the surprisingly controversial Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

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    Ohio State Board of Ed vote puts education service professionals on chopping block

    The State Board voted to eliminate the “5 of 8” rule that required districts to staff schools with a minimum number of education support professionals.

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  1. WA state educator advocates for English Language Learners in ESEA reauthorization
  2. For-profit colleges facing increased scrutiny, skepticism
  3. State news roundup for April 18, 2015
  4. We all want healthy, hunger-free kids—right?
  5. Ohio State Board of Ed vote puts education service professionals on chopping block

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