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7/2/2012

7/2/2012

The summer boot camp webinars are presented by internationally recognized experts and run from June to September.

7/2/2012

The type of clothing worn in a family's home, the language spoken and other cultural markers could influence whether special-education students receive taxpayer-funded private-school tuition, under a bill passed last month by the New York state Legislature.

7/2/2012

When Philadelphia’s new schools superintendent begins his job here, he’s got his work cut out for him.

7/2/2012

A year ago, Jim Bozzini came before the Boyertown (Penn.) School Board as a parent and taxpayer to suggest a new way for the cash-strapped district to raise money: advertisements.

7/2/2012

The Florida Keys have a new schools superintendent. But the current one says he might not move aside by the Aug. 1 start date.

7/2/2012

Students at Lake Minneola High School spent the year reading from shiny, new iPads instead of textbooks, something many say helped them stay engaged with schoolwork.

7/2/2012

The levy campaign for Cleveland schools will kick off soon now that the state legislature has approved the changes needed to implement Mayor Frank Jackson's reform plans.

7/2/2012

The Obama administration granted waivers to five more states seeking relief from key conditions of the No Child Left Behind education law. In exchange, the states agreed to enact new standards and evaluate schools and teachers based on students’ academic progress.

State officials and critics of the 2001 federal law have long complained that it was unreasonable and unrealistic in requiring every student to demonstrate proficiency in math and English by 2014.

7/2/2012

On a single March night in DuPage County (Ill.), one superintendent arrived — and another announced his departure — in a cloud of secrecy at two of the state's largest school districts.

7/2/2012

Delivering on his commitment to reform Pennsylvania's public school system, Governor Tom Corbett yesterday signed into law legislation that will bring sweeping changes to improve the quality of the state's education system.

7/2/2012

Virginia is one of the latest states to slip out from under the federal No Child Left Behind education law.

6/29/2012

6/29/2012

Already the largest integrated library of digital books with multimedia supports, myON reader will gain new upper-level titles and books for young readers and preschool students.

6/29/2012

The Rensselaer City N.Y. School District is equipped with a host of audio/video educational tools including more than 50 networkable Hitachi 3LCD projectors.

6/29/2012

The new benchmarking tests allow teachers of grades 6-8 to better evaluate students’ proficiencies against the Common Core Standards.

6/29/2012

Virginia's Department of Medical Assistance Services recently announced that Virginia schools are eligible to receive Medicaid reimbursement for online speech therapy with PresenceLearning.

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