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11/13/2012

11/13/2012

School Improvement Network, the leader in Common Core and teacher effectiveness resources, releases the newest method for increasing student learning and achievement in math.

11/13/2012

Should children born into a world of computers, iPads, smartphones and e-cards have to learn old-fashioned cursive handwriting?

11/13/2012

In delivering A+ Schools' eighth annual report today on academic achievement in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, executive director Carey Harris said it marked the first time she had delivered so much bad news.

11/13/2012

It may not be long until it becomes common to hear teachers start a lesson by asking students to pull out their cellphones.

11/13/2012

A hushed air hung over Rhea Heaton's first-period Spanish class at La Center High School, as students took an end-of-the-week quiz Friday. Light murmurs of students asking questions mingled with the gentle tapping of fingertips on illuminated screens.

11/12/2012

11/12/2012

observe4success, a leading provider of easy-to-use, classroom observation and walkthrough software is pleased to announce the implementation of its system by LEAD College Prep Charter School in Gary, Indiana.

11/12/2012

ClassLink, the leader in cloud and web-based education solutions, is proud to announce that ClassLink LaunchPad™, won an Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning in the ‘Best Upgraded Product’ category.

11/12/2012

Research shows that "green" schools can reduce the $6 to $8 billion spent annually on energy by as much as 25 percent, according to the Center for Green Schools.

11/12/2012

Bitlogix Software LLC announced the immediate availability of Bitlogix NetControl 2.9, the latest version of the innovative projector control software for LAN and WAN environments.

11/12/2012

The latest plan to bring an end to TUSD's desegregation case was filed in court Friday and outlines steps the district must take to free itself of federal oversight.

11/12/2012

With the bruising battle over the charter schools amendment in the state’s rear-view mirror, educators and politicians are focusing on what they believe comes next.

11/12/2012

Chicago school officials have tried but largely abandoned various strategies for combating truancy in grades K-8 during the past two decades, while collecting little if any data on whether the programs were effective or why some failed. A few programs remain in place but operate on a limited scale or are riddled with problems, the Tribune found.

11/12/2012

The race for three Los Angeles school board seats — and an expected showdown between the teachers union and its opponents — began to take shape Saturday with the deadline for candidates to announce their plans to run.

11/12/2012

Angela Altrichter home-schooled all three of her sons through eighth grade.

11/12/2012

Students in Canton, Mass., are the latest to receive training that would give them a more proactive role in responding to a school shooter. Instead of hiding, they would barricade doors and learn counter techniques.

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