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4/16/2013

4/16/2013

Boston and three other Massachusetts cities, in an attempt to stave off a state takeover of underperforming schools, are turning to nonprofit partners to jump-start flagging overhaul efforts.

4/16/2013

State Rep. Elaine Nekritz is sponsoring legislation, which she expects will come up for a vote this week in the Illinois House, aimed at strengthening the 20 mph speed limit around schools to reflect the reality that vehicle-pedestrian crashes involving children don't occur only during school hours.

4/16/2013

Iowa and Indiana are two Midwestern states that are taking radically different approaches to education, with one increasing funding for public education and the other taking it away.

4/16/2013

The longer these students stay in special language programs, the further they fall behind in other subjects. In several states, their graduation rates are at less than 60 percent, and as low as 29 percent in Nevada, according to federal data.

4/16/2013

“This was a very thorough search, and Mark Kleinhans is definitely the leader we need to have on board."

4/16/2013

Andy Paciulli has been named the 2013 Vermont Elementary Principal of the Year by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.

4/16/2013

In a recent analysis, the Seattle Special Education Advisory & Advocacy Council found that in Seattle Public Schools, 40 percent of all long-term or short-term suspensions were received by students identified as having a disability.

4/15/2013

4/15/2013

President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan last year issued what has become known as the "digital mandate," challenging schools to adopt digital technology by 2017.

4/15/2013

One aspect of school improvement that is not being given the emphasis it deserves is the health and safety of our children. A snapshot of public health indicators among Buffalo Public School students reflects a troubling picture.

4/15/2013

The most recent education news provides alarming indications that the "pipeline" from early childhood neglect to young adult incarceration is disappearing. I don't suggest that the problem is going away. Quite to the contrary.

4/15/2013

As part of this event, GuideK12 will be sponsoring a Technology Leadership tour for NSBA members to gain insights from the US Navy SEALs. This represents a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes.

4/15/2013

A cloud-based offering, the service enables end-users in small to medium commercial facilities to simplify the integration of video surveillance by moving it from on-site locations to a cloud-based service model, scale over time to fit their business needs, and ensure system reliability to eliminate downtime.

4/15/2013

Few people are aware of the risks of fire and electrical hazards among children and their families. Records indicate that in 2011, U.S. Fire Departments responded to a fire on average every 23 seconds and more than 370,000 home structure fires were reported.

4/15/2013

The animated stories follow the adventures of eight-year-old friends: Leo (Leonardo da Vinci), Gally (Galileo), and Marie (Curie). In appisodes 1 and 2, the friends construct a telescope and build a rocket to travel through space while learning valuable skills, which are assessed by the app.

4/15/2013

As school districts across the country consider placing more police officers in schools, youth advocates and judges are raising alarm about what they have seen in the schools where officers are already stationed: a surge in criminal charges against children for misbehavior that many believe is better handled in the principal’s office.

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