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11/9/2012

11/9/2012

Interwrite Boards installed in 24 school classrooms are the latest gift of the Midland Park Public Education Foundation. The interactive boards were installed during the summer recess as part of the foundation's ongoing effort to support new curriculum initiatives and enrichment opportunities.

11/9/2012

Texas Republicans will go into the 2013 legislative session with much of the same agenda as last year: Tackle government spending, tighten immigration laws and discourage abortion.

11/9/2012

In another column, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is credited for “taking Indiana from the backwaters of education reform in America to the forefront.” Voters apparently didn't agree.

11/8/2012

11/8/2012

Honeywell announced it is donating more than $600,000 in first responder products to aid in relief and recovery efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

11/8/2012

Edmodo members now have an opportunity to collaborate with their peers in the Atomic Learning Edmodo Community.

11/8/2012

Research shows that building a student's reading foundation early in life leads to improved learning across the curriculum and increased chances of adult success.

11/8/2012

Smart Toys and Games, Inc., a leading producer of award-winning single-player logic games and the SmartMax magnetic construction system, has earned awards from coveted parenting and education awards programs – National Parenting Publications (NAPPA), Parents' Choice, and Learning Magazine's Teachers' Choice (TCA)– for its games and toys Aqua Belle, Bill & Betty Bricks, Trucky 3, Color Code, and SmartMax Set –BASIC 25.

11/8/2012

Teachers unions won several big victories in both red and blue states Tuesday, overturning laws that would have eliminated tenure in Idaho and South Dakota, defeating a threat to union political work in California, and ousting a state schools chief in Indiana who sought to fundamentally remake public education.

11/8/2012

Common Core State Standards, which are being phased in in schools across the country, are going to require major shifts in the math and English language arts curriculum in Pittsburgh Public Schools.

11/8/2012

As of Friday afternoon there were four confirmed cases of Pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough,” in the Bigfork School District and antibiotics were recommended to students who came in contact with the infected.

11/8/2012

Although freshmen in Columbia public high schools might walk alongside upperclassmen in the hallways next year, they might not have a chance to participate in physical education classes with sophomores, juniors and seniors.

11/8/2012

As part of its 20-year bus replacement plan, Poudre School District has rolled two new propane-powered buses into its fleet of approximately 150.

11/8/2012

In a world where technology trumps all, schools often find themselves scrambling to keep up. Thanks to the support of local farmers and America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, Navajo Public Schools will have no trouble staying ahead of the curve.

11/8/2012

Idaho voters upended all three of Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna's laws to overhaul education, a blow not only to the state's public schools leader but also to Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter who backed them.

11/8/2012

Kent’s representative to the Region 1 Board of Education suggested that the board lead the way into a paperless universe this year, saving the district up to $70,000 in copying expenses, paper and postage.

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