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8/14/2013

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Public schools’ standardized test scores will drop this year, June Atkinson, state superintendent of public instruction, said Monday.

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Students heading back to the classroom in Moore, Okla. on Friday nearly three months after a massive tornado destroyed their schools will find a "new normal," their superintendent says, with some pupils attending classes in a church and others in a building loaned by a junior high.

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California schools may give students insulin injections and other medications without having to call in licensed nurses, the state's highest court ruled Monday.

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In 2011, the Hillsborough County school district took the unusual step of embracing single-gender education, establishing separate boys’ and girls’ academies in a pair of middle schools in east Tampa.

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Historically, Pennsylvania teachers were rated solely on classroom observation. Beginning in 2013-14, a new state law requires half of the rating to be based on observation and half on student outcomes in all school districts.

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Heads Up Football is promotes a style of tackling that puts emphasis on striking a blow with the shoulders and not the head.

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The blog provides a space for teachers, principals, superintendents, education leaders and members of the philanthropic community to share ideas, questions and personal stories as they seek meaningful changes to the educational experience.

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Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook™ series transforms teaching and learning through dynamic and interactive content that links to historical resources and features activities that help students think critically, develop arguments and investigate history.

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Kelly Sprinkles, currently the principal for Knox County Middle School, will replace Walter Hulett, who unexpectedly retired at the end of the last school year.

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Carmel Clay School Board has hired suburban Chicago superintendent Nicholas Wahl as its new leader, closing an eight-month search.

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The Mt. Diablo school board has unanimously selected Nellie Meyer, deputy superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District, as the finalist for the Mt. Diablo superintendent position.

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In the past three years, 16 of the 23 charter contracts the state of Texas has awarded have gone to entities with religious ties.

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US middle schools hosted 6,725 Chinese middle schoolers in 2011, up from just 65 in 2006, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

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