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8/20/2012

8/20/2012

A great teacher can have a huge effect on a child's life. So, unfortunately, can a bad teacher. But in education, job performance has virtually nothing to do with opportunities for advancement.

8/20/2012

Budget cuts are forcing districts to scale back on teachers and staff, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer school days, according to a White House report released Saturday.

8/20/2012

Few people claim to be a true conservative by complaining about preventing judicial activism and saving money. But state schools superintendent John Barge tried it last week.

8/20/2012

State officials have named an education reform advocate as chief recovery officer for a struggling school system near Philadelphia.

8/17/2012

8/17/2012

School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) 2012 Back to School Trends Report shows that school foodservice professionals are finding creative ways to prepare and serve school meals that meet healthy new nutrition standards.

8/17/2012

Every elementary, middle, and high school administrator in attendance at the Staff Development for Educators™ (SDE) first-ever “Favorite Things” giveaway received more than $3,800 in educational products and services. 

8/17/2012

Wayland Public Schools is committed to the effective integration and meaningful use of instructional and information technologies to support, enrich, and extend student learning throughout the curriculum. 

8/17/2012

More than 200 high schools and colleges select Docufide in the second quarter, as the exchange network handles nearly 1 million e-Transcripts in first half of 2012.

8/17/2012

Stroudsburg Area School Board voted Wednesday night to hire back 15 of the nearly 60 teachers that were laid off earlier this year.

8/17/2012

The applications for Race To The Top — the Department of Education’s initiative that funds various school districts’ efforts to implement educational reforms that will lead to better teaching and learning — have been finalized, and school districts nationwide can now vie for the more than $400 million in funding for the participating schools.

8/17/2012

No longer are tech devices forbidden in Northwest Indiana schools as many were a few short years ago.

8/17/2012

A Washington nonprofit organization is announcing $1.2 million in new grants to encourage better science, technology, engineering and math teaching.

8/17/2012

The 2012-13 school year starts Monday in Pasco County, but the real beginning for the school district may be in November when Kurt Browning is sworn in as the new superintendent.

8/17/2012

Forty-four percent of Texas campuses met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) targets this year due to a substantial increase in requirements, the Texas Education Agency announced last week.

8/17/2012

Christopher Simon of Huslia has been named Rural Education Coordinator at the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, effective August 16.

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