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3/16/2012

3/16/2012

Armed with clipboard and pencil, John Somers, an associate professor of teacher education, watches over a group of sixth-graders and two teachers-in-training at an Indianapolis elementary school.

3/16/2012

School sex abuse lawsuits just got a whole lot easier to file in California.

3/16/2012

Communities In Schools, the leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, is proud to announce that its new Michigan state office is the recipient of two donations totaling $37,500 from State Farm.

3/16/2012

The Baltimore school system has paid its employees about $65 million for unused leave over the past five years, a rare perk that many employers have abandoned and that has come under fire as school districts have experienced shrinking budgets.

3/16/2012

Wisconsin lawmakers have approved controversial measures to block the state's new health insurance exchange from covering abortions and require sex education classes to emphasize abstinence as the preferred method of birth control.

3/15/2012

3/15/2012

New Jersey has been awarded a $14.5 million federal grant to help launch new charter schools, grow existing successful charters and share ideas between the schools and local districts, state officials announced Tuesday.

3/15/2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants to get the federal government more involved in schools.

3/15/2012


Mesa Public Schools is a K-12 district located 16 miles east of Phoenix in a suburban residential community supportive of education. The position of Chief Educational Technology/Innovation Officer provides leadership and direction for the Information Systems and Educational Technology Departments.

3/15/2012


Sustain a farm to school program.

3/15/2012

The Iowa House passe- a sweeping education reform package on a largely party-line vote late Wednesday morning that requires more student testing, calls for the expansion of charters schools and keeps a controversial third grade retention program in place.

3/15/2012

With three primary legs of Gov. Bobby Jindal's education agenda set for debate -- and votes, according to Capitol power players -- in the House Education Committee, the Louisiana Capitol is already abuzz this morning.

3/15/2012

New Haven teachers were apprehensive when they backed a new evaluation system three years ago, but they were not angry.

3/15/2012

Former state superintendent will head project to create a model national program to educate future teachers.

3/15/2012

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan got a vote of confidence and an extra year added to his contract by the state Board of Education.

3/15/2012

ePals Corporation announced the availability of their Custom Knowledge Libraries for use by schools, publishers and application developers in the creation of innovative curriculum and other instructional products. 

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