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Bernie Sanders Unveils a 10-Point Plan to Overhaul Public Education

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday unveiled the public education plan for his 2020 presidential campaign, calling for “a transformative investment in our children, our teachers, and our schools, and a fundamental re-thinking of the unjust and inequitable funding of our public education system.” The senator’s “Thurgood Marshall Plan for Public …

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Why a good Ofsted report can be bad for GCSE results

Health warning: positive Ofsted ratings may damage GCSE results. This is the shock finding of a study conducted by four universities and two thinktanks which found that parents with children in schools that have received a better-than-expected Ofsted report are much more likely to reduce how much they help their …

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Class act: Saluting the top students at Pinellas private schools

After last week’s salute to valedictorians and salutatorians from Pinellas County public schools, it’s time to recognize the top students at the county’s private schools. With graduation approaching, we gave them the same assignment as their public-school peers: write a paragraph reflecting on this huge turning point in their lives. …

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