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3/28/2013

3/28/2013
The former District of Columbia schools chancellor is pitch perfect in the role of outraged parent and education reformer, distilling complex policy debates into bare-knuckled banter.
3/28/2013
Insight 360 with the Mobi 360 was named a finalist for Best Cross-Curricular Solution and Insight 360 with the Teacher App for iPad was named a finalist for the Best Cross-Curricular Solution and Best Educational Use of a Mobile Device categories.
3/28/2013
Patricia Levesque, the executive director of former Gov. Jeb Bush's Foundation for Florida's Future, held a press conference Tuesday morning to rally support for the controversial parent-trigger proposal.
3/28/2013
A report published in Education Week ranks Alabama's K-12 public education system 30th in the nation, despite longstanding beliefs the state typically rates at the bottom.
3/28/2013
If spring comes as promised, contractors could begin setting up at the site of the first new Ames elementary school on Miller Avenue this week.
3/28/2013
A construction project due to be ready in time for kick off this fall includes adding restrooms, a spirit shop and a shelter for the 200-member high school band at the football stadium.
3/28/2013

PlattForm, a leading provider of comprehensive marketing and enrollment-management services to colleges and universities, will present at the Online Consortium of Independent Colleges & Universities (OCICU) 7th Annual Conference, held April 4-5 in Chicago, Ill. The focus of this year’s event is “Engaging the Future of Online Learning.”

3/28/2013
From bus schedules to fund raisers, classroom directions to sports stickers, this how-to handbook is full of guidance to help education staff implement visual communications with ideas for custom labels, name tents, signs, bumper stickers, sports logos, library labels, and more.
3/28/2013
Batavia dropped from the "Financial Recognition" category—which is earned by 65 percent of the school districts in Illinois in the recent announcement—to the the "Financial Review" category, according to the ISBE document.
3/28/2013
Batavia dropped from the "Financial Recognition" category—which is earned by 65 percent of the school districts in Illinois in the recent announcement—to the the "Financial Review" category, according to the ISBE document.
3/28/2013
Two teachers in Columbus schools’ gifted-student program sued their bosses in federal court yesterday, saying they’ve been discriminated against because they are white.
3/28/2013
Three education consulting firms sued the state this week claiming the Department of Education failed to pay them in full for their work helping the Malloy administration with its reform efforts in 2012.
3/28/2013
The budget represents recommendations from the district's superintendent, J. Alvin Wilbanks. March 26 was the first day citizens heard about the budget during area school board meetings.
3/28/2013
While the EIRC instituted a pilot program with a few Comcast advertisements on Atlantic County and Camden school buses last September, this is the first major launch of a long-term advertising contract. Sahara Sam’s ads will be on the buses for a total of 14 months.
3/28/2013
The Kansas Senate is preparing to take final action on a bill expanding the number of public buildings where concealed weapons are allowed and letting public school and college employees carry concealed firearms.

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