Education Story Of The Decade: Submit Your Nominations (PHOTOS)

The past decade (2001- 2010) has been defined by education news stories that have jolted us, for better or worse, into the 21st century. From No Child Left Behind to the rise of charter schools, it has been an era for significant education news.

In honor of the new year, we're asking HuffPost readers, what was the most important education news story of the first ten years of the 21st century? Please submit your nominations below, or tweet them using the hashtag #storyofthedecade or email them to

We will soon post the most nominated entries, and then you can vote on the story of the decade.

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