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HISD's Major Turnaround Effort with Apollo 20 Project

HISD applies innovative methods from successful charter schools and applies them to its 20 lowest performing schools.

LA Unified Opens Most Expensive School Complex

LAUSD builds $578 million school complex.

Kentucky Opens its Largest School

Warren County (Ky.) Public Schools opened the state's largest school to address the district's growing size.

K12 Schools Must Fill New Literacy Gaps

New report reveals that college students are not so media savvy when it comes to discriminating between credible sources online.

Showcasing STEM Careers

A new Web video series shows students where their interests in math and science can lead them in terms of a college education and careers.

Disney's Planet Challenge Heroes

In Disney's Planet Challenge, students nationwide are asked to identify an environmental issue in their local community and come up with a solution that they will manage and document from start to finish.

Arrests and Federal Reviews Bring Attention to Wake County

Many fear resegregation will occur in the Wake County (N.C.) Public School System after it changed busing policy.

Seeking Tangible Results for Effective Teaching

Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools embarks on its second year of collecting data for grant project from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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