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3/27/2013

3/27/2013
The recent resignation of Greg Taylor from his position as president and CEO of the Foundation for Newark’s Future has set tongues wagging throughout New Jersey’s education community.
3/27/2013
CPS closings offer chance for reinvention.
3/27/2013
A Florida Senate budget proposal includes money for teacher raises, but the State Board of Education is worried the spending plan does not set aside enough money to expand Internet access at state schools. The Senate budget proposal unveiled Wednesday sets aside $76 million to expand Internet access at state schools.
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River Trails School District
Mt. Prospect, Ill.
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April 28-May 1, 2013
St. Louis, Mo.
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June 8-14, 2013
Orlando, Fla.
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June 10-12, 2013
Orlando, Fla.
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June 23-25, 2013
Washington, D.C.
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Sunset Ridge School District
Northfield, Ill.
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Jackson Public Schools
Jackson, Miss.
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Houston Independent School District
Houston, Texas
3/27/2013
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt appointed Mary Cullinane chief content officer and executive vice president of corporate affairs. Charged with spearheading the company’s content development strategy for the K12 education market and consumer audiences, Mary will expand her current role to drive HMH’s content production and innovation efforts, developing the next generation of digital solutions.
3/27/2013
A report from the Brookings Institution argues that policymakers must recognize the potential for technology to stretch dollars and improve outcomes. "Education Technology Success Stories" includes examples of emerging technologies for education, from robots that give language lessons to stealth assessments that replace traditional testing with game-based observations of competency.
3/27/2013
In the eighth grade, Arlan Jaska figured out how to write a simple script that could switch his keyboard’s Caps Lock key on and off 6,000 times a minute. When friends weren’t looking, he slipped his program onto their computers. It was all fun and games until the program spread to his middle school.
3/27/2013
The old way of calculating a school’s capacity no longer applies in the 21st century, a consultant for the Iowa City school district said Monday night.

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