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3/5/2013

3/5/2013
The push for high-performing college graduates and non-teachers from other professions to enter the classroom has reached an all-time high in the past few years.
3/5/2013
The number of California school districts in financial jeopardy has dropped by a third in the last year, state schools superintendent Tom Torlakson said Monday.
3/5/2013
A new state law, signed in January, which establishes Commonwealth virtual schools, would have required the locally run academy to be overseen by the state, like a charter school.
3/5/2013
The aim of putting officers on campus every day would be to more effectively prevent crime and defuse conflicts with words instead of weapons, officials say.
3/5/2013
About 41 percent of all Mexican immigrants 16 to 19 years old in New York City have dropped out of school, according to census statistics — more than double the rate of any other major immigrant group and more than four times the city’s overall rate.
3/5/2013
Breakfast might not just be the most important meal of a child's day – it might be one of most important meals of their life.
3/5/2013
The National School Boards Association announced on Monday that Maplewood Richmond Heights Middle School Principal Robert Dillon is a "20 to Watch" educator for the 2012-2013 school year.

3/4/2013

3/4/2013
More than 10,600 K-12 educators responded, revealing a consensus of educator sentiment about how safe schools are in light of the recent Sandy Hook shooting, and what should be done to ensure student and educator safety.
3/4/2013
Leading Brain-Computer Interface company, NeuroSky, has recently launched the Brainwave Starter Kit, a MindWave Mobile package that offers an introduction to the power of the human brain through fun, interactive applications.
3/4/2013
Every day, yellow school buses perform a heroic achievement: they provide access to education for millions of childrenacross the United States and Canada. They do this while maintaining a safety record unequalled in the transportation industry.
3/4/2013

Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government's automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.

3/4/2013

Newark Public Schools has laid off more than 100 employees across the district who oversee departments such as mathematics, world language and athletics, a district spokeswoman said yesterday.

3/4/2013

Despite its ranking as one of Louisiana's top school districts, the Ascension Parish school system faces additional challenges.

3/4/2013
A bill at stake is a stunning attack on parental choice and judgment. Reducing the compulsory age has consequences beyond kindergarten.
3/4/2013
As “sequestration” is bearing out, reality is often about exploiting “the children” for political gain.

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