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Updated Nov 25, 2015 at 5:28 PM

The Hamburg School Board hosted a public forum on Nov. 24 to talk about how the Hamburg School District would move forward after loss of their whole-grade sharing partner, the Farragut School District.The board restricted the topics of discussion at the forum to the future, effectively keeping the meeting fairly peaceful and short.

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 1:41 PM

In a proactive attempt to ensure its own future, the Hamburg Community School District (CSD) plans to ask Jeff Berger and the Department of Education to give Farragut and Riverton to the Hamburg School District in the upcoming division of the...

Updated Nov 20, 2015 at 12:48 PM

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Updated Nov 19, 2015 at 1:42 PM

Hours after the Iowa Board of Education meeting in Des Moines, the Farragut School Board met for what may be the last time on Nov. 18 to talk to members of the community about the Iowa State Board of Education’s decision to dissolve the school...

Updated Nov 16, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Why don't more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: "In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on...

Updated Nov 3, 2015 at 10:07 AM

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Updated Oct 27, 2015 at 5:25 PM

Rumors have been spreading like wildfire throughout the community that the decision has come down from the officials to dissolve the Farragut School. Some say the school will close its doors at the end of this semester, and many believe that the...

Updated Oct 27, 2015 at 3:54 PM

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Updated Oct 22, 2015 at 10:49 AM

For the last 20 years, state higher education spending has fallen while incarceration rates climbed. Here are 11 states where those lines have crossed, along with four that still spend more on higher education.

Updated Oct 9, 2015 at 7:47 AM

A Pew Research Center report indicated U.S. immigrants are more likely to have a college degree but less likely to have a high school diploma than American citizens, making them a "bifurcated" group, according to Slate.

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Low pay isn't the only aspect that makes experienced and new teachers alike question if they can stay in education.

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