The Pennsylvania Department of Education is reviewing the operations, finances, and child-accounting practices of the troubled 8,500-student Agora Cyber Charter School.
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The Ed-Fi Alliance and the IMS Global Learning Consortium will agree on a common technical standard for how schools and vendors can share class-rostering information.
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January 14, 2016
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