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4/3/2013

4/3/2013
As schools across the country adopt blended-learning models, a few clear trends are settling in, and, at the same time, some groups—like the Next Generation Learning Challenges—continue to help schools push the design envelope on what’s possible for students.
4/3/2013
From a guide to the Galapagos to the nervous system guide and lesson plans for laptop learning, The National Science Teachers Association has suggestions for interactive resources and online learning tools.
4/3/2013
April 11-14, 2013
San Antonio, Texas
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April 17-20, 2013
Denver, Colo.

4/3/2013
April 28-May 1, 2013
St. Louis, Mo.
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June 10-12, 2013
Orlando, Fla.
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June 8-14, 2013
Orlando, Fla.
4/3/2013
The media is reporting that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is taking a lead role in a Silicon Valley SuperPAC organized by his former college roommate, Joe Green. Sources say that the group will focus on education and immigration reform, two issues that are crucial to Silicon Valley, which needs a healthy pool of talent to stay competitive.
4/3/2013
Norwalk Public Schools
Norwalk, Conn.
4/3/2013
The discussion about education reform should shift from widespread condemnation to a more targeted, nuanced conversation.
4/3/2013
Jackson Public Schools
Jackson, Miss.
4/3/2013
Kent School District (KSD) and Renton Technical College recently signed a ground breaking agreement that allows KSD high school students to earn certifications and initial degrees in the medical field along with their high school diploma upon graduation from high school.
4/3/2013
Sunset Ridge School District 29
Northfield, Ill.
4/3/2013
Widespread cheating continued at the El Paso Independent School District even after disgraced Superintendent Lorenzo García was arrested, as many high schools became "diploma mills," according to an 86-page audit released Monday by the district.

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