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7/13/2012

7/13/2012

Chicago Public Schools'proposed budget for the coming school year drew boos and hisses from more than 200 teachers and community activists who packed a public hearing at Malcolm X College's auditorium.

7/13/2012

By the time summer's over, many families can't wait for school to start. Working parents have struggled to find camps or babysitting, kids are bored and teachers fret over "summer slide" – the academic losses that research shows hits kids from poor families hardest.

7/13/2012

In the first case of its kind, the American Civil Liberties Union is charging that the state of Michigan and a Detroit area school district have failed to adequately educate children, violating their "right to learn to read" under an obscure state law.

7/13/2012

The South Bend Community School Corp. school board voted Wednesday, 6-1, to approve an administrative recommendation to eliminate 64 teaching positions.

7/13/2012

The number of highly rated Florida schools dropped sharply this year, a development that state officials foresaw and warned parents about a week ago in an effort to brace them for the news.

7/13/2012

The annual school grades proved disappointing in Broward County, with 41 schools losing their coveted A-rankings and six flunking.

7/13/2012

When Anne Arundel school officials this year were outlining redistricting plans for parents of students at Mayo, Central and Davidsonville elementary schools, they insisted that the quality of education for students would not change regardless of which school they attended.

7/13/2012

After a six-month battle to purge teachers and administrators at 24 low-performing schools, the Bloomberg administration retreated Wednesday and said the schools should plan for the return of the same employees in the fall.

7/13/2012

While coed classrooms are often seen as the norm in traditional American schools today, that may change in the not-too-distant future.

7/13/2012

Los Angeles school officials are fighting a court order, which took effect Wednesday, that would set aside more classroom seats for charter schools — even if that means traditional schools will lose space for parent centers, computer labs, academic intervention and other services.

7/12/2012

7/12/2012

Kajeet partners with industry leaders to provide safe, secure, and affordable Android tablets for use by both students and teachers in Fairfax County Public Schools as part of Qualcomm’s Wireless Reach Initiative.

7/12/2012

SchoolReach Instant Parent Contact is now embedded in Pearson's PowerSchool, the industry-leading student information system.

7/12/2012

Follett Software Company has announced a first round of partnerships with leading providers to sell reliable and relevant third-party digital content.

7/12/2012

The update embeds Common Core State Standards to promote personalization, interoperability and enhanced reporting.

7/12/2012

As the Journal reported, New York City teens are facing a tough job hunt this summer, competing with experienced, more educated adults for jobs as well as thousands of other teens for limited spots in public programs.

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