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12/9/2013

12/9/2013

But some of those ratings may be less than reliable, the superintendent of St. Mary’s public schools said, especially when they come from people claiming to be parents and students.

12/9/2013

Her unwavering and outspoken commitment to teacher protections, to funding public schools more generously and to challenging charter schools more vehemently will echo in people’s minds if not their ears.

12/9/2013

Area schools are attempting to provide more educational options and recapture some of the students - and money - they've lost to online community schools in recent years by offering their own virtual classrooms.

12/9/2013

The extra funding heading to San Joaquin Valley schools with the state’s new funding formula comes with a catch – parents get a say in how that money will be spent.

12/9/2013

Federal education agency officials say they won’t pursue potential civil rights violations from a cheating scheme at El Paso public schools, though the school district may not be totally in the clear.

12/9/2013

An elementary school in Frisco, Texas is believed to be the first in the state to violate “The Merry Christmas Law” after they banned Christmas trees and the colors red & green from an upcoming “winter” party.

12/9/2013

School districts in Pennsylvania have been told to remove unconstitutional speech limits after a federal appeals court struck down one district’s policy.

12/9/2013

Add the Madison Metropolitan School District to the ranks of districts nationwide that are backing away from get-tough discipline codes that push struggling minority students out of the classroom.

12/6/2013

12/6/2013

With no printing, coating, or adhesives on the surface, the monitor provides an uncomplicated look made to complement any of today's classrooms, medical labs, graphic design and architectural studios, corporate environments, or home office settings.

12/6/2013

The SNF-7010’s optics also dewarp images in panoramic, quad and focus plus global viewing modes with electronic PTZ operation to provide comprehensive wide area and close-up viewing capabilities with minimal distortion.

12/6/2013

In a departure from his well-known satirical and dramatic style, Vonnegut delves into the commonplace nativity story, but through an unexpected perspective.

12/6/2013

Walk the halls of Clintondale High School, just north of Detroit, and the school doesn't appear out of the ordinary. You'd find the typical smells and the sprawling nondescript interior, as well as the persistent challenges confronting many American public high schools serving mostly low-income students. Yet, there's a stark difference in the way instruction is delivered.

12/6/2013

Daniel A. Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, issued the following statement following the release of the Program for International Student Assessment by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

12/6/2013

Lakewood Middle School, in Woodland, Mich., received eight grants in November from the Lakewood Educational Foundation to support a variety of classroom and schoolwide activities. The Lakewood Educational Foundation is an organization that helps to support educational endeavors within Lakewood Public Schools.

12/6/2013

Retired San Diego State education professor Alberto Ochoa spent decades in academia but never forgot his own brush with public education as a Mexican immigrant student in Los Angeles. Now, he’s one of the advisers to San Diego’s new schools superintendent and continuing to speak out about the need for change.

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