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4/9/2013

4/9/2013
Superintendent Walter Dansby sees the development and launch of a five-year strategic plan for the district as a critical step in making sure everyone is on the same page.
4/9/2013
The Tucson Unified School District is recommending that contracts not be renewed for four principals in charge of schools that are at risk of being labeled failing.
4/9/2013
There are heroes and villains in the nation's biggest education testing disgrace.
4/9/2013
Salem High School Principal Dr. Gregory Dunham said he’s had some great moments in his 13 years as principal, but nothing quite as humbling as an award he recently received.
4/9/2013
With 34 years of teaching experience, all in Marshall County, Michael Hince said he feels confident in his abilities to focus on curriculum and adapting to challenges facing teachers and students.
4/9/2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Arkansas will receive $5.3 million to continue efforts to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program.
4/9/2013
Forty to 50 Dallas ISD schools will have new principals next fall as Superintendent Mike Miles presses his leadership overhaul to rally a struggling district.
4/9/2013
Waiting list totals can count students more than once, a review of state data found.
4/9/2013
Most districts won’t feel the impact of sequester cuts for another year. But Silver Valley (Calif.) USD is already facing the harsh reality of nearly $500,000 in funding cuts this year alone.

4/8/2013

4/8/2013
Now schools are preparing for the new breakfast guidelines, which will go into effect next school year, and some are applying for grants to help implement and educate students about the new rules.
4/8/2013
This is the ninth consecutive year that ClassLink has been honored as a CODiE finalist. Sponsored by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the CODiE awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software industry.
4/8/2013
The winners are chosen based on their educational commitment to implementing a personalized 21st century learning environment and embody the best in American education by striving to engage today's digital students through creating an individualized 24x7 mobile learning environment.
4/8/2013
The new research experience, Artemis, named for the Greek goddess who symbolizes new ideas, discovery, power and “the hunt,” will enable researchers to make connections and realize relationships among content that has never before been possible.
4/8/2013
Iveda Solutions' cloud- hosting platform allows multiple instances of live video to be simultaneously recorded and broadcasted for immediate viewing and sharing using a web-based online viewer. Live video can also be shared with other authorized users by downloading the IvedaMobile Viewer app on their iPhone, iPad, and supported Android devices.
4/8/2013
This week, some state Republicans wanted the House to lap up private school vouchers, touted as a panacea by Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and Sen. Dan Patrick. But when it came time to vote, the house must not have been thirsty. Vouchers were shot down in a 103-43 vote.

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