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Federal proposal would include discrimination protections for transgender students

A proposed rewrite of federal education law would include protections from discrimination for gay, lesbian and transgender students.

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AYP recalculations cause charter results to decline

Charter school AYP results declined once the state education department recalculated results using the same method used for traditional public schools, according to the Pennsylvania School Boards Association.

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Should Pennsylvania apply for a waiver from No Child Left Behind?

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education announced that eight more states were being granted waivers from some requirements of No Child Left Behind, which requires that 100 percent of students must be achieving proficiency in reading and math by … Continue reading

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Report: Nearly half of nation’s schools didn’t make AYP

A report came out this week showing that nearly half of schools in the nation did not make “adequate yearly progress” (AYP) on reading and math tests in 2011 as required by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. Read … Continue reading

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