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Career tech shifts into higher gear

Students learn business etiquette and more complex technology

Students benefit from early start in career tech

California’s Pomona USD encourages seventh and eighth graders to start thinking about career paths

Administrators must rise above Common Core controversy

Figuring out the costs, the time, and the technology of implementation

Schools take the boring out of long bus rides

GPS, maps, and alternative fuels also help districts save money

Common Core opponents fear courses will suffer

Critics of standards say teaching of literature will take a backseat as emphasis shifts to informational texts

School bus drivers take to the classroom

Michigan district's drivers listen to students read, help in media centers, and stock books on buses

10 tips for starting your own school-business partnership

Tips include picking an area of need and identifying the appropriate partner

How to make school buildings more accessible

Design, policies, and products can increase accessibility beyond ADA requirements

Accessibility requires personnel training

Teachers and paraprofessionals need to learn how to help students without injuring themselves

Kansas City district improves with parent app

Parents can pitch ideas through website and mobile devices

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