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Blending Character Education with Curriculum

Students' performance is enhanced when setting personal goals is integrated into a seventh-grade mathematics curriculum.

Unprecedented Move for Environmental Literacy

Proposed No Child Left Inside bill would create room in the education budget for environmental education.

People Watch

K12 Groups Protect Open Membership Policies

Group hopes to uphold the right of a public school to deny recognition to a student organization that does not comply with the school's open membership policies.

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.

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