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11/17/2014

11/17/2014

In a change educators say will allow them to better measure student learning, the Selah School District is replacing traditional letter grades with a four-point number system at some of its schools.

11/17/2014

Ohio State University’s new athletic-training and medical-services agreement with Upper Arlington schools is upping the ante in the bidding war among central Ohio’s hospital systems, which are seeking greater access to high-school athletes and their families.

11/17/2014

Hudson Valley AgriBusiness Development Corporation released a final report on the successes, challenges and lessons of a highly competitive United States Department of Agriculture Farm to School Grant awarded to the Poughkeepsie City School District for a two and-a-half year period, from December 2012 through May.

11/17/2014

Comcast Business' ethernet services have been selected by the California district to provide high-capacity internet connectivity and expanded bandwidth support for Oakland USD's personalized learning curriculum and applications.

11/17/2014

Educators are pleading for help to address the huge challenges associated with meeting the needs of tens of thousands of at-risk kids.

11/17/2014

An unannounced “active shooter drill” at a Florida middle school left teachers and students frightened and confused, and has angered parents who say police and administrators terrified their children.

11/17/2014

Teachers may leave for larger districts, but it was usually because the school they left for was their hometown school.

11/17/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the second round of the New York State Pathways in Technology Early College High School partnership awards, known as P-TECH.

11/17/2014

More than 21 percent of families lack health insurance, more than a three percentage point increase from last year. Yet every day, more than 12,300 students across Mississippi attend school in a district with no nurse.

11/17/2014

Developed in collaboration with the National Center for Literacy Education and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the International Society for Technology in Education's (ISTE) Project ReimaginED is a new social learning community for teacher and technology coaches to collaborate real time to develop lessons that align to the standards.

11/14/2014

11/14/2014

Working with the trend of naturally lit offices, InFocus Corporation released ultra-bright IN3130a network projectors. With up to 4500 lumens, InFocus designed the IN3134a, IN3136a and IN3138HDa specifically for use in spaces with significant ambient light.

11/14/2014

The School Business Suite from Skyward has been picked by Prairie Grove CSD 46 and Lyons School District 103 to reduce costs and improve district-wide business efficiencies.

11/14/2014

Andy Craig, who has been Hoover's school superintendent for eight years, has agreed to become Alabama Department of Education's new deputy superintendent for administrative and financial services. Elmore County Superintendent Jeff Langham will leave his position of nine years to start as the state's assistant superintendent for external and governmental affairs.

11/14/2014

Citing health issues and another job opportunity, Charlevoix Public Schools Superintendent Bob Gendron said he will leave his post with the district.

11/14/2014

The state Senate’s education committee endorsed a bill that would direct the New Jersey Department of Education to study the idea of requiring middle and high schools to start their days after 8:30 a.m. and the positive and negative impacts on districts and families.

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