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8/14/2012

8/14/2012

Parents of students at Adrian High School in Michigan will face stiffer penalties if their teen skips school this year. The city's commissioners approved an ordinance last week that could potentially punish parents of absent teenswith a $500 fine and up to 90 days in jail.

8/14/2012

There’s a lot less dust and grime in today’s Wild West, but enough unknowns to compete in any new frontier.

8/14/2012

A fed-up West New York assistant teacher has started a petition to turn the town’s school board from appointive into elective positions.

8/14/2012

Never have so many eyes been on Havana High School, and Superintendent Patrick M. Twomey knows the pressure is on as the school embraces a new classroom model that threatens all that educators have taken as gospel for decades about how to teach.

8/14/2012

extbooks won't be the only items students in the Iberville Parish School District will be receiving during the first few weeks of school this year.

8/14/2012

Gull Lake Community Schools has had $480,000 deducted from its state-aid payments for 2011-12 because the district violated educational standards for its newly established Gull Lake Virtual School.

8/13/2012

8/13/2012

Math Solutions, a leader in K12 mathematics instruction and professional development for educators, announced five new book titles that will help educators get ready for the Common Core State Standards.

8/13/2012

AMX announced the T models of Enova DVX All-In-One Presentation Switchers have begun shipping.

8/13/2012

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Kno Partner to introduce enhanced K12 content at introductory rental prices from $9.99 or less.

8/13/2012

Hoping to build on state-level reforms aimed at closing the education achievement gap, the Education Department opened its Race to the Top competition to school districts on Sunday, inviting the poorest districts across the country to vie for almost $400 million in grants.

8/13/2012

If our kids learned as much in school as Canadian kids do, we'd increase our gross domestic product by about $50 trillion over the next 80 years, estimates Eric Hanushek of the Hoover Institution.

8/13/2012

Students in a central Indiana school district who test positive for drug use could lose the right to participate in extracurricular activities and be forced to undergo counseling as part of changes to the district's drug testing policy.

8/13/2012

The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough and the Southborough Police Department in collaboration with the Northborough Police Department have been chosen to be a host site for the “Safe School Initiative and Threat Assessment” training developed by the U.S. Department of Education and Secret Service.

8/13/2012

Charter schools are public schools, funded with taxpayer dollars, but charter and regular public schools don't have to follow all of the same rules.

8/13/2012

In the past year, education-reform icon Sal Khan has been lauded by Bill Gates as the "teacher to the world" and has been listed among Time magazine's 100 most influential people.

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