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May 19, 2015 - Education Week
 
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
 Legislation that shifts authority over Indiana's education policy matters away from the elected state schools chief has been signed into law by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
 Rank-and-file members of the union representing Los Angeles teachers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a three-year contract that will increase salaries 10 percent.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
 Pedro Martinez, a former superintendent in Washoe County, Nev., has been named the new schools superintendent in the 55,000-student San Antonio district in Texas.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
 Greater numbers of high school students will be able to take the ACT college-entrance exam on computers.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
  Fewer students say they are being bullied at school. Those who are bullied are more likely to be girls than boys and more likely to be white than minority students.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
  Because of a late-year change in state aid, schools in at least seven districts will close earlier than scheduled this academic year.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
  The Chicago school district's debt was downgraded to junk status last week by Moody's Investors Services.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
  A coalition of youth and juvenile-justice advocates has called on Baltimore's school system to refrain from suspending or expelling teenagers arrested during the recent rioting there.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
  Schools and libraries will receive full funding of their E-rate program requests this year, as a result of a modernization of the policy and budget changes enacted last year.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
  California's teachers' unions have filed their opening brief in their appeal of the ruling in Vergara v. California.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
  The U.S. Department of Education has told the Seattle school district that it cannot get its own waiver from the mandates of the No Child Left Behind Act.
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