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1/23/2013

1/23/2013
As more schools across the state look at signing exclusive contracts to broadcast high school sports on radio, TV and the Internet, some lawmakers are proposing to make that illegal.
1/23/2013
School hallways may become a sea of red, black and white with the district's proposed uniform policy.
1/23/2013
San Diego area civic leaders have a new proposal for the second largest school district in California combining mental health training for staff with an endorsement for stronger gun control measures in an effort to increase school safety.
1/23/2013
Parents and teachers who are fighting to keep their neighborhood schools open in Brevard County will make one last stand on Tuesday.
1/23/2013
Given the brutal wear and tear of a K12 environment, Lenovo has added features to its ThinkPad X131e Chromebook to protect the unit in case it is dropped, such as a rubber bumper around the top cover and stronger corners, and its hinges and hinge brackets are built to last more than 50,000 open/close cycles at school. 

1/22/2013

1/22/2013
The Digital Catalyst Fund formally announced today that it is accepting applications to its start-up boot camp for student entrepreneurs.
1/22/2013
Cycle Computing, the leader in utility supercomputing software, today announced it has ended its record-breaking 2012 by winning the IDC HPC Innovation Excellence Award.
1/22/2013
Here's some math: Teacher Appreciation Week x 52. Is that enough to properly recognize the teachers who made a difference in everyone's lives? How about an entire platform dedicated to those who dedicated themselves to you?
1/22/2013

eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, released today its newest version of Insight 360™, the all-in-one classroom instruction system that enhances best teaching practices, utilizes existing lesson content, and drives student learning while integrating with new and existing education technology.

1/22/2013
In 2002, when the Elementary and Secondary Education Act was amended as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) under then-President George W. Bush, few would have predicted that in the 10 years to follow, NCLB would become a household name, both vilified and praised.
1/22/2013
A new United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant designed to help schools respond to the growing demand for locally-sourced foods and to increase opportunities for local producers and food businesses will make it easier for area farmers to supply thousands of students in northern Michigan with fresh, locally-grown produce.
1/22/2013
Paterson’s schools would be entitled to $29 million less in state aid under funding changes proposed by the Christie administration, according to a report by the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services (OLS).
1/22/2013
Reviews of the teacher contract negotiation process, school district administrative structures, purchasing policies and state obligations on school construction bonds are among a dozen recommendations from the Governor’s School Efficiency Task Force.
1/22/2013
A male student at the Shiloh Hills Christian School in Kennesaw, who utters “I like boys” or “I am a homosexual” will be expelled.
1/22/2013
After months of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a compromise that will now use a controversial multifactor system to evaluate teacher performance.

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