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3/20/2013

3/20/2013
In the move to 1:1 computing, school district leaders are increasingly looking for alternatives to traditional PCs and laptops, and for many districts, the go-to device is the iPad. But now, for a growing roster of Apple competitors, the time has come to give the iPad a run for its money.
3/20/2013
Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, Calif.

3/19/2013

3/19/2013
If you're reading this, you probably spent years of your childhood in the classroom. And the memory that suffuses my school days is boredom.
3/19/2013
Croley believes success in high school isn't only about instruction in the classroom.
3/19/2013
Mark Kleinhans says he knows he’s in for a challenge in moving to the Bedford Public Schools as superintendent, but he’s confident he'll be equal to it.
3/19/2013
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has made closing large, low-performing high schools like Adlai E. Stevenson High School in the Bronx a linchpin of his reform strategy. In the big schools’ place, he opened smaller, often theme-based schools designed to give students a more supportive educational experience.
3/19/2013
A teenager who was allegedly subjected to years of bullying is now suing the Hunterdon Central Board of Education and Flemington-Raritan Board of Education.
3/19/2013
As the district's teachers hit the picket lines for the start of their third week on strike, not much has changed outside the schools.
3/19/2013
Foreign language studies could be de-emphasized statewide by a bill that would drop it as a high school graduation requirement.
3/19/2013
DEN will provide guidance and resources for school district technology decision makers in developing wireless infrastructure to support a one-device-per student 24/7 learning environment.
3/19/2013
Mr. Cohen will replace McGraw-Hill School Education President Dan Caton, who recently announced his retirement after 43 years in the education industry.
3/19/2013
The grants program supports the purpose of Brain Awareness Week in promoting a broader understanding of the importance of brain research and its contribution to effective learning and cognitive development in schools.
3/19/2013
New findings based on more than 20 years of research suggest that despite decades of controversy, elementary school teachers now feel fine placing students in "ability groups."
3/19/2013
As Metro schools officials dig in to halt legislation that would create a new state panel able to authorize charter schools, their final argument is a fiscal one: protecting the purse of Metro government.
3/19/2013
A plan to suspend California's standardized testing for certain grades while new computerized exams are developed could save $15 million, the state's top education official said.

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