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7/9/2012

7/9/2012

For many students — both in college and high school — online classes have become very popular. With the increased popularity, the Springfield School District decided to offer online classes for elementary students.

7/9/2012

Faced with a shocking case of a teacher accused of playing classroom sex games with children for years, Los Angeles schools Superintendent John Deasy delivered another jolt: He removed the school's entire staff — from custodians to the principal — to smash what he called a "culture of silence."

7/9/2012

Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate.

7/9/2012

After a monthslong guessing game about its fate, a new, two-year kindergarten program will open in hundreds of California school districts in August.

7/9/2012

It's lunchtime at McKinley Elementary School in San Diego, and the kitchen is filled with the aroma of chicken teriyaki and hamburgers. But there are no pots or cooking utensils in sight. An industrial four-burner stove sits idle.

7/9/2012

The last day for Madison schools superintendent Dan Nerad will be July 27. Nerad, who led the Madison Metropolitan School District for four years, will be replaced by newly appointed interim superintendent Jane Belmore.

7/9/2012

A Susquehanna Township School District school of the arts is on its way in the form of a pilot program this fall for the visual arts and theater.

7/9/2012

That’s right; the district is planning to launch its own Facebook and Twitter accounts as part of an effort to better communicate with parents and the community.

7/6/2012

7/6/2012

Radio Engineering Industries, Inc. is awarded New Flyer Industries’ 2011 Supplier Delivery Performance Award-Gold Level for exceeding delivering expectations.

7/6/2012

To ensure safe listening and effective learning experiences with mobile devices, Califone International, Inc. now offers a series of its most popular headsets with mobile learning capabilities.

7/6/2012

Blackboard Inc. announced the launch of a Beta program for an interactive mobile application for Blackboard Collaborate, the leading Web conferencing platform built for education.

7/6/2012

A day before the expected release of a budget that must address a gaping deficit, Chicago Public Schools said it has found ways to save nearly $144 million, a third of that through a more aggressive purchasing strategy and technology upgrades.

7/6/2012

More U.S. elementary schools are banning unhealthy beverages from the premises, according to a new report.

7/6/2012

The Prince George’s County school system is facing a search for a new superintendent after schools chief William Hite announced he is leaving for Philadelphia.

7/6/2012

Newark’s top education official has overruled the wishes of the district’s advisory school board and will lease five district-owned facilities to charter schools, a district spokeswoman said.

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