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Teacher Poll: Only 12 Percent Of Students ‘Very Likely’ To Use Printed Books To Study

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., has found that teachers throughout the country feel that only 12 percent of students are “very likely” to use printed books to study.


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Maryland School Assessment Scores Dip

Maryland School Assessment scores for elementary and middle school students have dropped this year as the state transitions to new national learning standards, according to data released Tuesday by the Maryland State Department of Education.


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Glitch Stops D.C. Students From Using Metro Passes

A technical glitch affected hundreds of D.C. students who use special passes to ride Metro.


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W.Va. Ranks High In Study For Pre-K Programs

The percentage of 4-year-olds enrolled in preschool classes in West Virginia is the fifth highest in the country, according to a national study.


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Poll: Majority Of Teachers Use Wikipedia Despite Telling Students Not To

Teachers need to start taking their own advice.


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Extra Police Patrols Planned At Schools Around DC After Connecticut Shooting

Schools in the Washington area will have counselors and some extra police patrols as students return to class following the school shooting in Connecticut.


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Google Gives $23M To Spur Innovation In Charities

Google is announcing $23 million in grants to spur innovation among charities and increase education for girls and minority students in science and technology.


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Study: Homework Offers Little Help To Young Children

Two Australian researchers claim that homework is of little use – if any – to children in primary school.


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Advocates Seek To End Practice Of Physically Restraining Students

Thousands of students, most of them disabled, are strapped down or physically restrained in school, and advocates hope that a new report will spur federal action to end it.


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Government Site Exposes Financial Info of Thousands of College Students

WASHINGTON (AP) — The personal financial details of as many as 5,000 college students were temporarily laid bare for other students to view on the Education Department’s direct loan website earlier this month, an education […]