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Stories with subject: Education policy
  • Illinois approved for No Child Left Behind waiver 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:43 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.

  • Salary for WVU president to be set April 25 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 2:34 am
  • MORGANTOWN, West Virginia - The Higher Education Policy Commission will meet April 25 at Fairmont State University to vote on a new contract for West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee.

  • Costs spurred Kansas school policy changes 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:28 pm
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - Public school teachers in Kansas likely will lose their legal protections against getting fired after legislators tacked that and other policy changes onto a court-mandated plan to boost aid for poor school districts.

  • Grant goes to internships for disabled students 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:03 am
  • INDIANAPOLIS - A grant for $6,000 will go to support internships for students with disabilities through Indianapolis' Eskenazi Health.

  • Food policy summit will focus on education, access 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 4:07 am
  • DETROIT - The Detroit Food Policy Council is hosting its annual summit to promote food education and consider how policy affects access to quality food.

  • Arizona school voucher change approved 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 1:55 pm
  • PHOENIX - Proponents of Arizona's school voucher program say a bill approved by a House of Representatives committee Wednesday would make it easier for parents of special needs students to access additional funding.