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7/24/2013

7/24/2013
On behalf of thousands of school systems across the country, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for supporting the long-awaited reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act by voting in favor of the Student Success Act (HR 5).
7/24/2013
Atlanta Public Schools (APS), serving more than 51,000 students in the greater Atlanta, Ga., metro area, has chosen to partner with ASCD to develop a professional development system to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) through a blended model of capacity building.
7/24/2013
Michigan’s governor on July 15 appointed a seasoned financial guru to run Detroit’s ailing public school district, a move that many observers hailed as a saving grace for the city's classrooms in decline. Three days later, Detroit filed for bankruptcy.
7/24/2013
The CPS money crisis is here and — despite district officials' hopes and vows — it will hit students and classrooms.
7/24/2013
Four public schools statewide that teach only special-needs students wound up classified as "failing" under Republican-backed legislation enacted this year.
7/24/2013
A federal judge on Monday denied a bid by parents seeking to prevent Sacramento City Unified from closing seven elementary campuses.
7/24/2013
Increasingly, publishers like Pearson Plc and McGraw-Hill Education are turning to a new model: Creating online versions of their texts, often loaded with interactive features, and selling students access codes that expire at semester's end.
7/24/2013
Instead of using his badge, uniform and handcuffs to protect and serve, Robert Lellock used them to threaten, blackmail and victimize four troubled students at Arthur J. Rooney Middle School in the late 1990s, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
7/24/2013
Just sit back and watch as the St. Louis Public Schools and KIPP charter schools combine forces to show the St. Louis region the educational wave of the future.
7/24/2013
Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest International Tradeshow and Conference dedicated to digital signage, interactive technology and digital out-of-home networks (DOOH), has announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for its 2014 educational conference, to be themed, “Achieving ROI Success,” taking place February 11-13, 2014, at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas.
7/24/2013
According to the survey, the majority of FMC scientists believe that curiosity (59.6 percent) and creativity (50 percent) are the most important traits for success in their field. In a similar vein, the majority of scientists (84.6 percent), teachers (79 percent), and parents (65.5 percent), said that curiosity is the most important trait for a science student.
7/24/2013
The Philadelphia School District plans to release a report on its investigation of adult cheating on standardized tests in 19 city schools that will give a sense of the scope of the problem and say how many educators will face disciplinary charges.
7/24/2013
Hillsborough County's school district will build an elementary and middle school in the southeastern part of the county and is renovating three elementaries this year.
7/24/2013
MCPS and the Maryland State Department of Education said the test is not yet aligned with new Common Core State Standards some school systems, including Montgomery, are already implementing.

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