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5/8/2012

5/8/2012

An Indiana mother sent her gay son to school with a stun gun to protect him against bullies. The teen now faces expulsion, but the mother says she would do it again.

5/8/2012

In 2002, a handful of technology powerhouses — Apple, Microsoft, SAP — realized there was a profound gap between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they would need to compete in typical 21st century communities and workplaces.

5/8/2012

The Branstad administration’s effort to increase interest and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math took a step forward this weekend, with the announcement of six “STEM hubs” spread out across the state.

5/8/2012

Sen. Andrea Stillman, D-Waterford, said a compromise was reached on an education bill early Sunday and she expects to introduce the bill in the Senate Monday night.

5/8/2012

An alarming number of students in Banks School District are frequently skipping school days, according to a recent study surveying truancy in schools across Oregon.

5/7/2012

5/7/2012

Back in the good ol' days when a cellphone could only call and text, defining on and off school grounds was as simple as drawing a line.

5/7/2012

The Clarence School District has lifted its suspension of a Middle School girls lacrosse team that was accused of using racial slurs in a game against Sweet Home.

5/7/2012

Not long ago, Advanced Placement exams were mostly for top students looking to challenge themselves and get a head start on college credit. Not anymore.

5/7/2012

The Visual Presenter MO-1 is a completely new-concept mobile document camera designed for instructions and presentations anywhere in or out of the classroom or office.

5/7/2012

E2020 Inc. announced the release of an innovative suite of courses designed to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards.

5/7/2012

PublicSchoolWORKS is now approved by the NY State Education Dept. for identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment.

5/7/2012

Students throughout the Sacramento region are sleeping longer, eating better and taking part in fun activities -- all to help them to do well on state tests.

5/7/2012

In theory, Stephanie Lemmer has weekends off in her job as principal of Comstock's North Elementary School.

5/7/2012

ASCD will present its 2012 Summer Conference in St. Louis, Mo. on July 1–3, 2012. This conference's more than 140 sessions will focus on the theme Revolutionizing the Way We Teach and Learn and will be directed by leading education experts.

5/7/2012

Anyone in a hurry might want to avoid the phrase competitive balance around a high-school coach or administrator. The mere mention probably would launch a long discussion about everything that’s wrong with athletics today.

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