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Following the Money

Bond-Pooling Program Provides Low-Cost Financing

For districts seeking to construct, renovate, rehabilitate or acquire land, “Eddie Tech” has made an innovative program to simplify the process of accessing low-cost financing.

Experts Divided over Reform Blueprint

The president's proposed reauthorization of NCLB is welcome, but with many buts.

Common Core Standards are Welcome— with Some Reservations

Education groups respond to the proposed draft of common core standards for K12 in English and math.

Positive Thoughts Improve Academics

A new study supports the philosophy that social and emotional learning improves student achievement and social behavior.

Legislation to Set New Rules for Students on the Playing Field

Over 40 states are currently developing legislation that will set standards for when a student athlete can return to the playing field.

Are Gender Stereotypes Taught in School?

Female elementary school teachers may project a fear of math onto their female students, according to a new study.

Districts Differ on Merits of Enrollment Caps

Districts across the country have implemented enrollment caps to prevent class sizes from becoming too large in schools with swelling enrollments.

People Watch

Common Core Standards Are Welcome, But with Some Questions

Major education groups have praise and reservations.

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