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June 8-14, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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June 10-12, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

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Stevenson High School seniors are using the newest technology in the video programming class to design Kinect body movement games for Xbox 360. Lake County high schoolers have the opportunity to become "not just users of technology, but creators of technology," said Joe Judge, who teaches the video game programming course at Lake County High Schools Technology Campus.

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Every major issue in school reform — whether it be school closings, charter schools, vouchers, teacher hiring and firing, school control, teacher evaluations, testing, curriculum or tracking — is hotly debated and brutally divisive.

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The school day is about to get longer for some New York City school kids — and we’re not talking a couple of minutes. It’s about to be two and a half hours longer.

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New Jersey's poorest school districts cannot design or acquire land for any new schools to be bankrolled by the state, an appeals court ruled today, dealing a setback to advocacy groups pushing for more local control.

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Language immersion schools in the U.S. have grown in numbers and scope in a relatively short period of time.

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School officials across Maine reacted with relief and confusion Monday to Gov. Paul LePage's decision to make Hewlett-Packard the preferred supplier of computers for the state's middle school laptop program.

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In the midst of a massive property-tax overhaul, Philadelphia school leaders want additional money to help plug a $304 million budget hole.

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School officials say cafes create a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere where students can study or work on group projects during school hours.

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More elementary schools in Pinellas County could be cutting back on physical education classes next school year to make sure students and teachers get more out of class time.

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In the wake of a strike and amid a skyrocketing murder rate, teachers and administrators alike are trying to focus on instruction.

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In the spirit of promoting year-round professional development, ASCD has assembled a diverse list of books essential to educators who seek to improve their practice over the summer months.

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