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7/2/2013

7/2/2013
Despite continuing budgetary challenges, districts are re-envisioning summer school as something more than a compulsory exercise where students who need to make up lost credits fight to stay awake inside humid classrooms.
7/2/2013
Local school districts will now be required to conduct safety drills to prepare for a possible shooting under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Monday.

7/1/2013

7/1/2013
Samsung also announced that Eloy Elementary School District of Arizona is among the first U.S. schools to license Samsung School, with 24 smart classrooms being outfitted for the 2013/2014 school year.
7/1/2013
A grant of $1.173 million per year, renewable annually for up to three years for a total of up to $3.52 million, will enable Harlem Ivy to build on its successful programming and partnerships in three Harlem schools.
7/1/2013
The mini-course requires 9-12 hours of participants’ time over a four week period and is targeted to science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and other 21st century discipline educators at the K-12 and undergraduate level.
7/1/2013

Chicago Public Schools announced plans to open several new schools for former high school dropouts, despite large-scale budget cuts and widespread protests over school closures in the city.

7/1/2013

State education officials have identified the nine Oklahoma schools most in need of a turnaround.

7/1/2013
Charter schools are driving education reform in Massachusetts. Now is not the time to retreat from the reforms on which our success was built.
7/1/2013

Flush with close to $1 million more than it had to work with earlier this week, the School Committee examined a new budget plan Thursday that would save busing to the high school, retain many teaching positions and prevent deep cuts to the arts and other electives at the high school and middle school.

7/1/2013

The value of expanded learning time has been a hot topic of conversation over recent months in our community, with some schools considering expanding their calendar and the School Committee considering a change to the calendar at Saltonstall School, a long-standing extended-year school.

7/1/2013

Parents at 70 overcrowded Orange County Public Schools will have the option to transfer their children to one of 47 less crowded school this fall under a School Board policy finalized this week.

7/1/2013
The introduction of these new products provides teachers and administrators with increased flexibility in display and projector options, and furthers the opportunities for classrooms to leverage existing products and infrastructure.
7/1/2013
My daughter acknowledged that – for her – earning a high school diploma meant she didn't drop out or flunk out. The real work lies ahead.
7/1/2013

It isn't easy to graduate prepared for college — unless you come from one of the city’s select high schools, according to a new report released by the United Federation of Teachers.

7/1/2013

Plenty of schools use iPads. But what if the entire education experience were offered via tablet computer? That is what several new schools in the Netherlands plan to do. There will be no blackboards or schedules. Is this the end of the classroom?

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