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8/7/2012

8/7/2012

School board members and superintendents typically focus their safety planning and preparedness measures on school campuses, but they often overlook security and emergency planning for administration centers, board meeting sites and support facilities.

8/7/2012

More than 1,000 schools across the country have extended the calendar by adding at least 10 days to the year or by lengthening each school day by half an hour, research has found.

8/7/2012

Gov. John Lynch is publicly signing a law that creates new rules regarding student-athletes who suffer concussions.

8/7/2012

The high school or middle school student who can grab a sugar-sweetened soft drink on school grounds during class hours is becoming a rarity, a new study finds.

8/7/2012

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Monday appointed an interim acting principal to take the reins of Stuyvesant High School in the midst of a high-profile cheating scandal.

8/7/2012

Gov. Chris Christie signed a bipartisan tenure reform bill today, updating the oldest tenure law in the nation.

8/7/2012

While many schools across the country are doing away with physical education, the McAllen School District is putting a bigger emphasis on this subject.

8/7/2012

Like so many Americans, I’ve been hanging out in the living room with my family watching the Olympics.

8/6/2012

8/6/2012

GuideK12 is thrilled to announce that the Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22 will become a GuideK12 Authorized Service Provider in the state of Pennsylvania.

8/6/2012

The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training announced that it will award six Community Builder Awards at its 2013 Bytes & Books Inaugural Ball.

8/6/2012

Emily Starr left teaching and created an innovative learning tool that has combined the worlds of education and technology.

8/6/2012

CurriculumLoft introduces its iPad app for syncing digital curriculum content to student devices, which has been approved for download on the iTunes market and will be available for the upcoming school year.

8/6/2012

A more well-rounded curriculum with less focus on a single test. Higher academic standards and more difficult classwork. Continued cuts to extracurricular and other activities because of the tough economy.

8/6/2012

Legislation and an ACLU lawsuit tackle the increasing use of fees at public schools, a trend that is unfair to low-income students and increases disparities.

8/6/2012

When a handful of states revolted against the No Child Left Behind education program last year, Idaho was helping lead the charge. So why is the state now among those last in line for a federal waiver to get out from under the law's toughest requirements?

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