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Meet The Classroom Of The Future

When a computer runs a classroom, is it more efficient? Do kids learn more? A middle school in New York is finding out.
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Virginia Lawmakers To Tackle Reforms To Standardized Testing

Frustrations have been mounting in Virginia schools over the influence of the Standards of Learning standardized tests — something members of the General Assembly say they hope to address.

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Sketchucation: #EdPredictions For 2015

We asked you what education stories you're expecting in the new year. We got a lot of ideas.
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Former Florida A&M Student Sentenced To 6 Years In Hazing Death

The judge said Dante Martin, who was convicted in the death of his fellow band member, Robert Champion, was a "willing participant" in the ritual.
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A 'Sizable Decrease' In Those Passing The GED

The new GED is more expensive, computer-based and tougher. As a result some states are embracing alternative tests, and the number of GEDs awarded last year fell.
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Obama In Tennessee To Promote Free Community College

President Obama is on the road as part of his effort to jump-start his 2015 agenda. Today he's in Tennessee, talking about higher education.
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D.C. Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award

Second-grade teacher Michelle Johnson is the only D.C. teacher to receive the Milken Educator Award this year.
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Different Day, Same Freeze

Extreme wind chill factors, lingering snow and ice — we're frozen again today.

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Should D.C. Ban The Suspension Of Pre-K Students In Publicly Funded Schools?

Legislation to be introduced to the D.C. Council would ban the practice of suspending students 4 years old or younger.

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Deep Freeze Sticks Around As Some Schools Remain Closed

Many districts in Virginia and Maryland took no chances with the roads today.

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