The Beaver State's next education chief, who carries the title of "education innovation officer," will be tasked with boosting the state's 72 percent graduation rate.
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December 30, 2015
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December 15, 2015
Morath replaces Michael Williams to lead the agency which oversees 1,200 school districts and charter schools.
December 14, 2015
The county's citizens fought state efforts to close down schools and build a new $56 million high school with a 15-year $11 million loan.
December 11, 2015
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November 20, 2015
An ESEA reauthorization deal that passed a congressional conference panel on Thursday stands to shift much school turnaround and accountability work to the states.
November 06, 2015
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November 05, 2015
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October 27, 2015
The vote by Arizona's state school board formally repeals the standards, but also leaves them on the books for now. So what gives?