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1/24/2014

1/24/2014

The Chicago Board of Education's decision Wednesday to scale back the number of new charter school approvals may have tempered the tone of some of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school policy critics, but the political dynamic of the issue remains the same. The school board voted to approve just seven out of 17 charter school applications.

1/24/2014

The Buffalo Board of Education is recommending that the state renew its contracts with Westminster and Enterprise charter schools for another two years, with some board members pushing for even longer extensions.

1/24/2014

A security guard placed on leave is among those criticizing Arapahoe High School administrators, saying they did not heed warning signs before a deadly campus shooting last month.

1/24/2014

The Kiona-Benton City School District's superintendent resigned during a closed-door school board session, a week after Washington state education officials said the district must pay back nearly $169,000 for misreporting enrollment figures. Rom Castilleja's resignation is effective June 30, the end of the current school year.

1/23/2014

1/23/2014

The Achieve3000 App takes the differentiated learning model to the next level, allowing students to build literacy skills anytime, anywhere. The Achieve3000 App for iPad is available for free on the App Store.

1/23/2014

A bill by Republican state Rep. Jim Lucas would let licensed gun owners have firearms on school property if they leave them locked and out of sight in their vehicles.

1/23/2014

Encouraging students to share their passion for science, the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge asks students to create a one to two-minute video communicating the science behind a possible solution to an everyday problem.

1/23/2014

Each SMART flex hardware client is connected to a SMART interactive display to allow multiple collaborative learning stations to run from the processing power of a single computer, without sacrificing traditional PC functionality and performance. 

1/23/2014

The monitors will arrive Monday, Feb. 10, and leave Friday, Feb. 14. They are also visiting other Texas school districts in the coming weeks, said TEA spokeswoman DeEtta Culbertson.

1/23/2014

Under current law, the privately run publicly funded schools can contract out services, but are banned from hiring for-profit companies to operate or manage the school.

1/23/2014

A desire for more communication from Ann Arbor schools leaders with the community at large is one of several overriding major issues Superintendent Jeanice Swift found in the district in her first four months on the job.

1/23/2014

Commissioner Pam Stewart said flatly Tuesday that she is opposed to a request from local schools chiefs that the state suspend the issuance of school grades while grappling with new, controversial learning benchmarks and bringing in new statewide exams to replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

1/23/2014

The world's leading projection technology and a trusted partner for many of the largest consumer electronics brands, 3LCD has introduced hundreds of thousands of projectors during the last 25 years and paved the way for innovations such as ultra-short throw, interactivity and network connectivity.

1/23/2014

Costs can rise, and, because of a number of uncontrollable factors, completion dates are moving targets. Mary Todd, Tates Creek Middle, Cardinal Valley and Clays Mill all had 2012 completion dates.

1/23/2014

These untested common standards will lead to standardized curriculum effectively pigeonholing students for a fixed role in society via a matrix of evaluations and examinations maintained in a database that will follow each student through adulthood.

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