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12/7/2011

12/7/2011

Chicago Public Schools have signed a charter school compact agreement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in an effort to increase funding for charters and improve collaboration between charter and neighborhood schools.

12/7/2011

Eight vacant schools where investigators found evidence of drug use and vandalism pose a threat to public safety, and at least one should be demolished immediately because of severe structural issues, city Controller Alan Butkovitz said Tuesday.

12/7/2011

It’s official: Utah has a new largest school district.

12/7/2011

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a Bronx church's case on whether it can hold worship services in New York City public schools.

12/6/2011

12/6/2011

When New Jersey applied to the federal government for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law, Gov. Chris Christie used the opportunity to tout elements of his education reform agenda that had been languishing in the state legislature for months.

12/6/2011

ASCD announces two free professional development opportunities among a series of pre-conference institutes leading up to the 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Philadelphia, Pa., March 24–26.

12/6/2011

The PowerMax Series from Elite Screens is the sublime combination of elegance and reliability. It features a sleek aluminum casing with award-winning 1.1 gain matte white fiberglass-backed or tensioned material.

12/6/2011

Florida Virtual School will host WorldFest 2011 – a free, large-scale, interactive virtual event that celebrates and shares diverse cultures and traditions – Dec. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

12/6/2011

McGraw-Hill Education’s Networks, a groundbreaking multimedia social studies learning program that brings history to life for middle and high school students, will be launched at the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference.

12/6/2011

MIND Research Institute's visual ST Math generates genuine interest in learning math.

12/6/2011

"We could acquire 750 used computers for about the same cost as 500 new ones."

12/6/2011

Has education flat-lined in Iowa? Governor Terry Branstad says a recent survey suggests so.

12/6/2011

The District has won a significant battle in its 16-year war to lift a federal court injunction for failing to make tuition payments for special education students.

12/6/2011

The family of a boy who drowned during swim class has filed a $15 million claim against the Wenatchee (Wash.) School District. 

12/6/2011

Governor John Kitzhaber says he'll hire an education czar to oversee all education in Oregon.

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