Archive for November 2014 - Page 3

    • Analysis: national press misreads schools chief battle

      (Calif.) California readers of the New York Times may have been surprised to learn over the weekend that the contest for superintendent of schools was drawing more attention outside the state than from within.

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    • Fight over history frameworks moves to Tennessee

      (Tenn.) The state board of education last week refused to adopt a resolution denouncing a new national U.S. history course, making Tennessee the latest state to become embroiled in controversy over what students should be taught about America’s past.

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    • LEA settles equal access issue to advanced learning

      (N.J.) Despite its location within one of the most racially diverse regions of the country, the School District of South Orange and Maplewood moved this week to settle claims that black students were not receiving equal access to advanced learning opportunities.

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    • ‘Redskin’ hullabaloo won’t change student press limits

      (Calif.) A heated dispute between student journalists and their high school administration over use of the word “Redskins” has drawn national headlines, but legal experts say the case isn’t likely to spark much change in First Amendment rights within public schools.

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