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6/4/2012

6/4/2012

Louisiana is embarking on the nation's boldest experiment in privatizing public education, with the state preparing to shift tens of millions in tax dollars out of the public schools to pay private industry, businesses owners and church pastors to educate children.

6/4/2012

The key change in Modesto (Calif.) City Schools' administrative reorganization involves folding special education programs into the educational services division.

6/4/2012

This is the time of year when the lists of best high schools in the United States are published. For anxious consumers, the number of lists can be daunting.

6/1/2012

6/1/2012

Epson has been recognized by the 2012 EdTech Digest Awards with three EdTech Digest Cool Tools Award, the EPSON PowerLite 93+ projector was selected as a winner and the EPSON BrightLink 485Wi and EPSON Stylus Pro 7700 were selected as finalists.

6/1/2012

Concordia University is proud to offer 22 new scholarships of $5,000 each to qualified educators to earn their Master of Education degree online.

6/1/2012

ePals Corporation, an education media company and leading safe social learning network, announced that the In2Books program won an SIIA CODiE Award for Best Reading/English Instructional Solution.

6/1/2012

The Association of Educational Publishers is offering a free Metadata Lab to provide educational resource providers with a clear understanding of existing and emerging education data standards, including the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative.

6/1/2012

State officials are neglecting their legal obligation to ensure that students who are learning English are receiving an adequate and equal education, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the ACLU of Southern California and other advocates.

6/1/2012

Iowa's Education Department director says the state will continue its effort to receive a waiver from the federal government's No Child Left Behind Act.

6/1/2012

House and Senate budget negotiators have agreed to a $12.9 billion School Aid budget that would give about 450 school districts and charter schools up to $120 more per pupil next year.

6/1/2012

A 19-year-old student with Down syndrome may be able to play football and basketball during his senior year after schools voted in favor of lifting the age limit for sports eligibility under certain circumstances, the Michigan High School Athletic Association announced Thursday.

6/1/2012

While most Houston students celebrated the last day of school Thursday morning, Furr High School Principal Bertie Simmons donned a grass skirt and a flowered lei and joined her cheerleaders in a motivational chant. 

6/1/2012

Only about a third of North Dakota public school districts met federal goals in reading and math this past school year, according to a new report from the state Department of Public Instruction.

6/1/2012

These are tough days for public schools. Districts across the state are facing cuts while legacy retirement costs explode. School leaders are forced to make incredibly tough decisions about curricula, consolidations, furloughs, and extracurricular activities.

6/1/2012

Does tracking school children with computer chips make them more safe - or more vulnerable?

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