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4/24/2012

4/24/2012

Six years ago, Kim Cole's son attended second grade in a small room with glass walls.

4/24/2012

Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 is one of only 79 Illinois school districts to earn the 2012 Bright Red Apple Award for educational excellence from SchoolSearch, an independent research and consulting firm. It’s the 18th year that District 64 was selected for “providing students with an outstanding educational environment,” the award notes.

4/24/2012
When the Allendale (N.J.) School District approached Michael Osnato last year for assistance in finding a new superintendent, Osnato knew it could be a challenge. Although the search firm he founded and runs, Leadership Advantage, had completed 80 school executive searches in New Jersey, a governor-mandated pay cap on superintendent salaries, based on district enrollment, had shrunk candidate pools already affected by retiring baby boomers.
4/24/2012

There is no better time for a Latino to be representing the Department of Education, now that recently released data shows Latinos are lagging behind others when it comes to getting college degrees.

4/24/2012

Roanoke's Fishburn Park Elementary School and Franklin County's Gereau Center for Applied Technology & Career Exploration are the only two Virginia schools to earn federal awards for environmental initiatives.

4/24/2012

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kerry Washington and Forest Whitaker are adopting some of the nation's worst-performing schools and pledging Monday to help the Obama administration turn them around by integrating arts education.

4/24/2012

Rebecca Mieliwocki, the 2012 National Teacher of the Year, said funding is an issue facing public school students and teachers.

4/24/2012

The Hillsboro School District has announced several retirements and changes in school principals for next school year.

4/24/2012

North Penn officials were applauded at a school board meeting Thursday after the announcement that the district had received a $1.17 million grant.

4/23/2012

4/23/2012

More than 3,500 students will be displaced when a network of St. Louis charter schools run by Virginia-based Imagine Schools Inc. closes in what may be the largest shutdown of its kind in the United States.

4/23/2012

The future of one gifted and talented classroom at Canyon Ridge Elementary School in Surprise is uncertain as Dysart Unified School District officials consider changes to its gifted offerings.

4/23/2012

Struggling school districts in Missouri could see significant changes under two pieces of education legislation passed Thursday by the Missouri Senate.

4/23/2012

The Power Supply Selector Web app helps installers and equipment wholesalers' sales staff quickly determine the appropriate power supply for fire alarm, video, intrusion and access control systems.

4/23/2012

ASCD is pleased to announce a new partnership with Johnston County (N.C.) Schools, which brings the association’s popular PD In Focus professional development solution to one of the largest school systems in North Carolina, serving more than 32,000 students across 44 schools. 

4/23/2012

On May 8, 2012, renowned educator, author, and consultant, Heidi Hayes Jacobs will partner with School Improvement Network to conduct a webinar to instruct educators in implementing the Common Core Standards through mapping curriculum. 

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