News Update

New Race to the Top Initiative Invests in Early Education

States have until Oct. 19 to submit applications for the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge

Tornado Recovery Efforts Almost Complete in Kansas

The rural community of Chapman, Kan., school district's restoration project will be completed January 2012.

Education Groups Join Common Core Math Coalition

Seven organizations have united to provide advice on issues related to the implementations of the mathematics curriculum and assessments

Wellness Program Reduces Employee Healthcare Costs

The School District of Manatee County (Fla.) has implemented a new wellness program.

First American and Chinese Public School Opens

Northeast Yucai Oxford International High School, a first-of-its-kind public school, opened its doors in Shenyang, China, this fall.

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Small Town Superintendent Rouses Supporters at SOS March

Why John Kuhn, superintendent of Perrin-Whitt (Texas) School District stood up for teachers.

LAUSD Launches Wellness Campaign—Are You "In"?

LAUSD's "I'm In" campaign promotes healthy lifestyles and invites districts locally and nationwide to join in the effort.

Encouraging Reading from the Top-Down

To encourage curiosity in reading among students, Superintendent Edythe Austermuhl mingles with students in their classrooms, hold informal book talks, and find new readings.

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