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National Center for Education Statistics - Battle Ground compared to 9 other districts

Hopefully this link gets you to the comparison search I set up. It should compare the Battle Ground School District to 9 other school districts across the United States that are ranked as “similar”. 72 more words


Nixon to Veto Student Transfers Bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will veto a bill to revamp the state’s system allowing students to transfer from failing schools, two Missouri lawmakers who took a lead in crafting the legislation said on Thursday. 555 more words


HS sports officials pan ID plan for fans

In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, many area school districts started to require building visitors to present photographic identification at the door. After afternoon dismissal, when the bulk of the student body and staff heads home, security is rolled back. 802 more words


St. Louis-area Schools Agree to Help Failing Districts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A group of St. Louis-area schools are banding together to help two failing districts get back on track, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday. 468 more words


June 16th District 220 Board of Education meeting agenda available

The Barrington 220 Board of Education meets this evening at 7:00 PM at the Early Learning Center located at 40 East Dundee Rd.  A copy of their agenda can be viewed… 30 more words


Give 'em some R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

The education profession encompasses a vast number of people who hold various positions. Which positions most often get overlooked? Substitute__________. Substitutes undergird the entire school system and play a critical role. 114 more words

So Teachers Are Rebels Now?

In an effort to promote my writing, I created a Twitter account. I didn’t feel great about doing so. I’d been avoiding social media. Getting started turned out to be more or less painless. 1,314 more words