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Education news from schools, businesses, research and government agencies.

Classroom Tools

This section marks a bit of a departure and a bit of a throwback for DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION.

That's Edutainment

Protesters say it's full of gimmicks and hinders learning. Find out why some experts believe edutainment has its place in the classroom.

Recommended Resources

The educators featured in this article recommend these products as solid additions to the classroom.

Rooted in Reading

If kids can't read, it's a universal problem. Is an "every teacher is a reading teacher" initiative the solution?

Moral of the Story

Character lessons abound in this district. Even students sent to the principal must explain their actions in terms of the LifeSkills trait they failed to meet.

Finishing On Top, With Help

This Minnesota leader uses his deep roots in Edina to lead his district to success.

A Lotta Coloring Goin' On

The teaching of writing is as outdated as the indented paragraph. Here are some ways to fix it.

With This Ring

Webrings can bring customized information to districts quickly and efficiently.

Are Desktops Dead?

Technology—and how it is used—is changing quickly. But 85 percent of the computers schools expect to purchase this year are still desktops. Is this a sign that districts remain out of touch, or an understanding of exactly how districts are using computers?

The Single-Sex Solution

Is there a way that separate can be even better than equal? A handful of schools nationwide are trying to prove the point that single gender education can do a better job. educating both girls and boys

!Hola Espa?ol!

Are foreign language program offerings indicative of our nation as a melting pot--or is a Spanish Inquisition order?

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