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An Ohio teacher accused of writing the word "loser" on a student's arm has resigned.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
A judge has ordered a small southern Mississippi school district to stop allowing hundreds of white students to transfer out of majority black schools.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
A local district attorney in Wisconsin has sent a letter to area school districts warning that health teachers could face criminal charges.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
The Marion County school board has decided that area principals can no longer paddle misbehaving students as punishment.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
A group of university educators called on the Texas board of education last week to delay a final vote on contentious statewide curriculum standards.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
Every principal and vice principal will have to reapply if they want to continue as building leaders next fall.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
The Los Angeles school board has signed off on an agreement with the teachers’ union to shorten the school year.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
The schools chief in North Carolina’s largest city says he expects to have to lay off more than 1,000 of the district’s 19,000 employees.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
Susan Gendron, Maine's commissioner of education, is stepping down at the end of the month.
April 21, 2010 – Education Week
The education secretary testifies that Congress should act to help states and districts avoid massive layoffs.
April 14, 2010 – Education Week

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