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6/20/2016

6/20/2016

A growing number of schools nationwide are using mindfulness and other therapies to help children manage the stress they encounter in their daily lives.

6/20/2016

Charter school advocates poured $483,000 into Sacramento County Office of Education board races, helping to elect two on its slate of three candidates two weeks ago.

6/20/2016

The Kansas Legislature's attempt to build bipartisan support for a court-mandated increase in state aid to poor school districts stalled Friday as lawmakers from affluent Kansas City suburbs demanded assurances that their schools won't lose money.

6/20/2016

A coalition of charter school advocates is calling on some of their own to up their game, citing research that found online charter schools had turned in “large-scale underperformance.”

6/20/2016

It wasn’t long into Damon Holmes’s tenure as the new principal of Malcolm X Shabazz High School this fall that Sharon Cook, an administrator at Shabazz, knew the school and students were going to be okay under the new guy.

6/20/2016

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. recently announced 10 winners in the $200,000 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Makeover Challenge at the Champions of Change for Making event in Washington, D.C. 

6/20/2016

The state of Michigan recently appointed a former Michigan principal of the year to take over academics at four schools in East Detroit Public Schools, despite the district's court challenge fighting such an appointment.

6/20/2016

Living with a disability can be isolating, and the new movie translates that loneliness perfectly for kids and adults.

6/20/2016

In the latest phase of its 14-year collaboration with Discovery Education, 480 educators from all of Greenville County Schools' 87 district schools will participate in Discovery Education’s Digital Leader Corps professional development system.

6/17/2016

6/17/2016

After more than a decade of advocacy by the Muslim community, the Baltimore County school board appears poised to vote on whether to designate two Muslim holy days as school holidays. The full board is expected to vote next month on the proposed policy that would close schools for up to two days a year.

6/17/2016

The Wyoming Valley West School Board approved Irvin DeRemer as the next superintendent of schools. Current Superintendent Charles Suppon is retiring with 39 years of service to the district, including time spent as a teacher, coach, vice principal and principal.

6/17/2016

Meghan Doyle has been picked as the North Carolina school district's new superintendent. She most recently served as the assistant county manager for Onslow County. One of the first things Doyle will deal with in her new position is the $3.5 million budget deficit Craven County Schools is facing.

6/17/2016

The New York State Senate passed a measure to protect children from potentially being exposed to dangerous lead levels in school drinking water. The bill ensures that periodic tap water testing for lead is conducted by schools to obtain important information about the quality of students’ drinking water.

6/17/2016

About 75 percent of likely Fresno voters who were surveyed said they would support a bond on the November ballot that aims to upgrade school facilities. The bond would mean an additional $225 million for facilities improvements. The proposal comes amid investigation of Fresno USD’s use of bond money.

6/17/2016

St. Louis’ long-standing cross-district racial integration program has been successful in improving student outcomes. But it faces a formidable new legal assault, and the program’s sponsors are contemplating phasing it out. In order to ensure the program’s continued success, it should be reinvented to emphasize integration by economic status rather than race.

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