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2/8/2012

2/8/2012

Cleveland’s struggling school district needs to embrace good charter schools, revamp teachers’ union rules, and give more flexibility to high-performing schools.

2/8/2012

A two-day closure went into effect at Miramonte Elementary School on Tuesday to enable the Los Angeles Unified School District to replace the entire staff following the arrests of two teachers on allegations of lewd acts and sexual crimes against students.

2/8/2012

For some of students at the city’s Integrated Arts and Technology High School, learning starts well before the school bell beckons them to the classroom.

2/8/2012

Several high schools in northeast Indiana were recognized by the Indiana Department of Education for having high non-waiver graduation rates or dramatically increasing the number of students graduating without waivers in the 2010-2011 school year.

2/8/2012

Junk food remains plentiful at the nation's elementary schools despite widespread efforts to curb childhood obesity, a new study suggests.

2/8/2012


This web seminar will feature a rich discussion among district practitioners and thought leaders who are actively testing and uncovering solutions.

2/8/2012

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing to spend $56.4 million in two initiatives that will boost the number of alternative schools and separately transform 25 of the lowest achieving schools in the next two years.

2/8/2012

Schools would be allowed to grow their budgets by 4 percent in the 2013 -2014 school year under a bill approved this morning by the Iowa Senate.

2/8/2012


Create a healthy and budget-friendly foods menu at your school.

2/8/2012

What if some high school, let’s say a charter school, could openly recruit the next LeBron James out of middle school, pair him with a hyper-talented Dwyane Wade wannabe, snap up a Chris Bosch-like sharpshooter and assemble a super team like the Heat did in free agency last year?

2/8/2012

 "I thought it was time to do something else."

With those words, Schools Superintendent Frank Alvarez brought the curtain down on his nearly nine years at the helm of the Montclair School District.

2/7/2012

2/7/2012

MindConnex Learning, an award-winning global provider of digital learning solutions for the educational sector, has launched Hamlet, the fourth title in its popular flagship Shakespeare In Bits series.

2/7/2012

School Improvement Network has just added a series of online PD videos to PD 360 that deal with the issue of equity in our schools featuring expert Jamie Almanzan.

2/7/2012

Pearson to develop and support open source tool for evaluating school technology and infrastructure readiness.

2/7/2012

Sunburst will act as the national sales and marketing partner for Show What You Know Online, a brand new web-based diagnostic assessment and prescriptive remediation system for the Common Core State Standards.

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