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People Watch: Thornton named first African-American male NPTA leader

What's new with the country's top K12 leaders.

"Walls to Windows" immerses students in technology

Westfield (N.J.) Public Schools planning to create connected, collaborative learning community

Texas truancy law challenged

Texas adult courts saw about 113,000 truancy cases against children ages 12 through 17 in 2012—more than double the number of truancy cases prosecuted in the other 49 states combined

Superintendent Paul Vallas’ fate in state Supreme Court’s hands

Vallas ordered to leave office after judge ruled he wasn't properly certified for position

NEA loses members due to budget cuts, teacher layoffs

The NEA had expected a bigger drop, but there were fewer job cuts in some states

Redesigning high school for global economy

Manor New Tech High and Pathways in Technology Early College High School bringing college-level instruction into classrooms

Mental health clinics move to schools

Robots, apps support special ed students

Summer professional development focuses on Common Core

Grants pave way for Native American teachers

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