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‘Inclusive’ school is plotting to force out boy with Down syndrome: parents

Kim Williams-Clark and her son, Wesley<p>The parents of a boy with Down syndrome claim his supposedly progressive Brooklyn Heights public school talks a …

New bill opening transfers could re-segregate Iowa schools, opponents say

CLOSE<p>Des Moines Public Schools serves more than 32,000 students. Here are 7 facts about Iowa's largest school district.<p>Iowa lawmakers may strike …

The digital shakeup has arrived, but are schools prepared?

The new digital curriculum will be available from the first term of this year and must be implemented by 2020.<p>A digital shakeup for the school …

On how tech is reshaping education

Arthur Eisenkraft, science educator, professor of science education and physics, and director of the Center of Science and Math in Context (COSMIC) …

Childminders used in schools amid teacher shortage as hundreds head for Middle East

Childminders with no teaching experience are being used for classroom supervision because of chronic staff shortages.<p>And school principals are …

Do School Vouchers Work? Milwaukee’s Experiment Suggests an Answer

A Wall Street Journal analysis of the school system’s 27-year-old program suggests the concept works best when private institutions limit the number of public students<p>MILWAUKEE—Almost three decades ago, Milwaukee started offering the nation’s first-ever school vouchers. Starting small, the program …

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Iowa could require students pass citizenship exam to graduate

DES MOINES — Iowa lawmakers could require that students pass a civics exam in order to receive a high school diploma.<p>The test covers a basic knowledge of American democracy, its system of government and history, and is the same one immigrants take to become U.S. citizens.<p>"It’s common sense that …

Education

What’s ahead for education policy in 2018

As we see each year, funding is likely to dominate the headlines as major reforms across the early childhood, school, Vocational Education and …

Vocational Education