News Update

Celebrate the Freedom to Read During Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week raises awareness to protect access to books.

Courts Hear Colorado Constitution Case

A Denver District Judge heard arguments in Lobato v. state of Colorado, the first-ever "adequacy case" in Colorado’s history.

Survey Reveals New Teacher Challenges

Consider Technology Solutions Already in Place

Administrators shouldm't only look outside their districts for something new when researching possible products or technology to purchase; solutions can sometimes be found in unexpected places.

Funds for Learning Petition to FCC Succeeds

The USAC announced to the FCC that it has identified additional monies to fund FY 2010 E-rate Priority 2 requests at the 80 percent discount level.

The School Choice Movement Marches Forward in 2011

In just the first six months of 2011, 10 states and the District of Columbia have passed legislation supporting school voucher or scholarship tax credit programs.

Empowering California Parents

New regulations under the California Parent Empowerment Law give parents further rights to change low-performing schools.

Librarians Readying for Common Core

School librarians are preparing for the Common Core and its new emphasis on 21st-century skills including information literacy, primary resources, independent thinking and complex texts.

Toughest Bullying Law in the Country to Take Effect This Fall

New Jersey's tough bullying law with require schools to develop safety teams, investigate complaints and set a deadline for resolving issues.

Getting Students Off Farms and Into Classrooms

A new documentary exposes the plight of migrant children farm workers.

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