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6/20/2012

6/20/2012

Installer’s Choice has created a new line of robust racks for AV and Security applications where a fully welded, 12,250 lbs. static-load tested rack is preferred.

6/20/2012

As the Baltimore school system prepares to implement a more stringent curriculum next year, sample evaluations of more than two dozen schools show that many are struggling with how to effectively teach children.

6/20/2012

South Dakota education officials expect to get a waiver this month from the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Law.

6/20/2012

Richmond Public Schools announced a major technology upgrade today, one that will make internet access more readily available to every student. But some are asking, is this a wise investment considering the huge budget cuts the school board was forced to make last month?

6/20/2012

In Kitty Taylor's third-grade classroom at Hiawatha Leadership Academy, the pace is quick.

6/20/2012

American children do much better identifying the correct answers to simple scientific tasks than using evidence from their experiments to explain those answers.

6/20/2012

The number of Miami-Dade students taken by school police from campus for an involuntary psychiatric exam has almost exactly doubled in the past five years, according to the district’s records.

6/20/2012

The state board of education gave its blessing to a wide ranging set of policy changes on Tuesday, signing off on a new formula for grading the quality of public schools as well as the details of how state officials plan to implement a landmark package of education bills that cleared the state Legislature with the backing of Gov. Bobby Jindal this spring.

6/20/2012

Rhode Island's education commissioner is recommending the closure of a Providence charter high school, citing low math scores and leadership problems.

6/20/2012

Charter schools are under increasing pressure to admit and provide more services for children with special needs.

6/20/2012

A Brooklyn public school building that had leaking light fixtures will be moved to the top of the list of schools with PCB problems, and the city will replace its lighting very soon, city officials said last week.

6/19/2012

6/19/2012

The humble box tops clipped from Cheerios, cake mixes and more raised more than $74 million this school year.

6/19/2012

The Louisiana Recovery School District, the state agency that governs most of the public schools in Orleans Parish, is moving to lay off almost 200 teachers.

6/19/2012

Hundreds of mayors from across the United States this weekend called for new laws letting parents seize control of low-performing public schools and fire the teachers, oust the administrators or turn the schools over to private management.

6/19/2012

The thought of having her 11-year-old daughter walk 1.7 miles crossing Interstate 235 to a new school next fall has Jessica Bilotta so worked up, she has contacted everyone she can think of in the Des Moines (Iowa) school district.

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