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3/5/2013

3/5/2013

The National School Boards Association announced on Monday that Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School Principal Robert Dillon is a "20 to Watch" educator for the 2012-2013 school year.

3/4/2013

3/4/2013

More than 10,600 K-12 educators responded, revealing a consensus of educator sentiment about how safe schools are in light of the recent Sandy Hook shooting, and what should be done to ensure student and educator safety.

3/4/2013

Leading Brain-Computer Interface company, NeuroSky, has recently launched the Brainwave Starter Kit, a MindWave Mobile package that offers an introduction to the power of the human brain through fun, interactive applications.

3/4/2013

Every day, yellow school buses perform a heroic achievement: they provide access to education for millions of childrenacross the United States and Canada. They do this while maintaining a safety record unequalled in the transportation industry.

3/4/2013

Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government's automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.

3/4/2013

Newark Public Schools has laid off more than 100 employees across the district who oversee departments such as mathematics, world language and athletics, a district spokeswoman said yesterday.

3/4/2013

Despite its ranking as one of Louisiana's top school districts, the Ascension Parish school system faces additional challenges.

3/4/2013

A bill at stake is a stunning attack on parental choice and judgment. Reducing the compulsory age has consequences beyond kindergarten.

3/4/2013

As “sequestration” is bearing out, reality is often about exploiting “the children” for political gain.

3/4/2013

Sacramento City Unified captured headlines last month with its decision to close seven schools because of declining enrollment, but it's not the fastest-shrinking district in the region.

3/4/2013

Michigan’s charter school movement is arming itself with data, fighting back against charges its schools are getting too much tax money, not taking special education students and underachieving.

3/4/2013

Freezing public school spending in Wisconsin would be a mistake, given previous cuts and rising costs. That’s the most glaring problem with Gov. Scott Walker’s two-year, $68 billion state budget proposal.

3/4/2013

Andrea Reynolds clutches a red spiral notebook as her bus pulls up to Danville High School. The Catlin High School student is both excited and nervous about her first visit to the school, which physically is nearly 7 times the size of hers and has more than 8 times the number of students.

3/4/2013

American schools are safe and getting safer. And the risk of lethal violence is infinitesimal.

3/4/2013

Educators across the state and the country are rethinking, after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, how best to reach the increasing number of children who are struggling with emotional or psychological needs.

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