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1/14/2013

1/14/2013

A new nationwide survey of parents commissioned by Common Sense Media and the Center for American Progress and released today finds that 75 percent of parents say shielding children from violence is difficult.

1/14/2013

Bloxx, a leader in Web content filtering and email security, today announced the availability of virtual appliance versions of its Bloxx Web Filter and Bloxx Secure Web Gateway for the North American market.

1/14/2013

Starting this February, Vernier Software & Technology will host more than 30 free, hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their science curriculum.

1/14/2013

With a slowly recovering economy and the recent passage of temporary taxes, Gov. Brown now wants to move the additional educational dollars floating around to school districts serving poorer students and English learners.

1/14/2013

New Michigan legislation sends a message to our kids that the only way we can keep them safe is to surround them with more instruments of violence. As a mom who holds the safety and happiness of my two girls above all else, I believe we are better than that.

1/14/2013

As schools chief in Indiana, Florida's new education commissioner had a reputation as a hard-charging, caustic, union-battling advocate for the kind of conservative policies pushed by former Sunshine State Gov. Jeb Bush - a friend and supporter of the Republican.

1/14/2013

As schools chief in Indiana, Florida's new education commissioner had a reputation as a hard-charging, caustic, union-battling advocate for the kind of conservative policies pushed by former Sunshine State Gov. Jeb Bush - a friend and supporter of the Republican.

1/14/2013

From revamped student achievement testing to an employee pay scale study and scrutiny of teacher absenteeism, the division is undergoing a sweeping makeover to improve its schools' success, administrators told the School Board at a retreat Saturday.

1/14/2013

Florida is the origin of many of the reforms cited this year by Mississippi legislators – charter schools, scholarships to private schools, requiring third-graders to read at a certain level before they can advance and giving teachers performance bonuses.

1/14/2013

Will the youth of our country revert back 100 years and create an X on a document for identification because they don’t know how to write?

1/14/2013

Spurred in part by the deadly shootings last month at an elementary school in Connecticut, Shelby Township police officers will become more frequent visitors to schools in 2013.

1/14/2013

During the 2010-11 school year, Akron Public Schools disciplined black students at the highest rate of the eight largest urban districts in Ohio.

1/14/2013

The state auditor has identified about 100 more Ohio schools that show signs they might have “ scrubbed” student data.

1/14/2013

Schools across America are re-evaluating their policies, procedures and facilities in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and Thompson Falls is no different.

1/14/2013

Many Licking County school districts already have policies in place prohibiting seclusion rooms as well as limits on when restraint can be used.

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