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Afternoon Announcements June 24, 2014

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June 24, 2014 02:22 pm


Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education and former governor of West Virginia, is among those lending support the modernization of E-Rate proposed by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. Multichannel News  Read Wise’s full response to the FCC proposal here

New York state parents are preparing to challenge teacher tenure laws on the heels of the California verdict The Wall Street Journal

Indiana Superintendent and state board members prepare for June 30 deadline to report to the U.S. Department of Education following a 2-year waiver from the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Law ChalkBeat

Study Finds teacher retention in Tennessee’s lower achieving schools may be tied to pay incentives Education Week

Other countries are testing students to see if they’re ready for the world, but why does testing students in U.S. public schools worry so many people? The Huffington Post

The Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) could be expanding to include 9th grade students in effort to help students who fall behind beyond the 8th grade assessment test Lafayette Journal & Courier




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