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  • Prime reserves

    Somehow, despite all its budget woes and related handwringing, the Chicago Public Schools still manages nearly every year to accumulate extra "cash reserves" to yank out of the hat and find still more "central office" employees to cut. Consider these snippets from our news archives:
  • Southern Lehigh leaders to attend education conference

    Southern Lehigh School District leaders will head to Providence, R.I., to participate in a Future Ready Regional Summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the Alliance for Excellent Education. The summit, held April 21-22, is designed to help...

    Senate panel passes update to No Child Left Behind law

    A Senate panel unanimously passed legislation on Thursday updating the No Child Left Behind education law, setting up a likely vote by the full Senate this spring. The legislation would continue to require annual standardized tests to measure student...

    Corinthian Colleges fined $30 million for distorted job placement numbers

    Corinthian Colleges fined $30 million for distorted job placement numbers
    The U.S. Department of Education has fined troubled for-profit Corinthian Colleges $30 million for misrepresenting job placement rates to current and prospective students. A comprehensive investigation confirmed 947 cases of misstated placement rates in...

    How much student testing is too much?

    WASHINGTON If it's springtime, it must be standardized testing time in schools across the country. It's also when the debate over whether students are inundated with too many tests becomes hot. Experts say testing is up. Parents who want their...