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4/2/2012

4/2/2012


Learn new ideas to help kids who come to school hungry.

4/2/2012

In December, Congress slashed funding for Advanced Placement fee waivers for low-income students, leaving them scrambling to find the cash or forgoing the exams.

4/2/2012

Teen drivers could take online driver education courses instead of attending driving school to get their driver's licenses in New Hampshire under a bill being considered by the Senate.

4/2/2012

Connecticut’s regional vocational-technical school system will be receiving over $9 million in funding for equipment and construction repairs.

4/2/2012

When Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson created a task force to cool down a brouhaha over a new school grading formula, he tapped Miami-Dade schools chief Alberto Carvalho and other superintendents, principals, teachers and parents.

4/2/2012

Chardon Local Schools Superintendent Joseph Bergant II is extending his time with the district.

4/2/2012

The first round of negotiations between the Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union went squarely to the district, which will get its way in weighing student performance more heavily in teacher evaluations.

4/2/2012

For the Volunteer State, the incredible Mega Millions jackpot run that ended Friday night resulted in more than 291,000 winning tickets sold in the state, including two who won $250,000 in Monteagle and Ardmore.

3/30/2012

3/30/2012

An interim superintendent will lead Merrill Area Public Schools for another school year as the School Board continues its search for a permanent top administrator.

3/30/2012

The likelihood of a child’s being given a diagnosis of autism, Asperger syndrome or a related disorder increased more than 20 percent from 2006 to 2008, according to a report released on Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

3/30/2012

To support professionals and parents committed to helping children with autism thrive, Brookes Publishing Co. is holding giveaways of professional libraries during Autism Awareness Month in April. 

3/30/2012

The Learning First Alliance welcomes Jim Kohlmoos to its Board of Directors. Kohlmoos recently became executive director of the National Association of State Boards of Education. 

3/30/2012

In the year since the New York State Board of Regents issued a mandate that all student Regents answer sheets be scanned, recorded and maintained electronically, Optimum Solutions Corporation’s Regents Scanning Solution has seen extraordinary growth in the number of N.Y. schools utilizing the scoring tool.


3/30/2012

Schoology, the innovative learning management platform that combines course management with secure social networking, was announced as a finalist for the prestigious CODiE Awards given by the Software & Information Industry Association. 

3/30/2012

The proposed New York state budget being voted on in Albany this week includes the biggest increase in school funding in years.

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