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4/12/2012

4/12/2012

The heads of the nation's two largest teachers' unions stressed Tuesday night the need for government leaders to continue to focus on bullying prevention in an era of school funding shortages.

4/12/2012

A new study was released by the Centers for Disease Control ranking states for teen pregnancy rates.

4/12/2012

Public education is good for students, good for the state and good for the economy, so funding it adequately should be a priority. That was the message delivered by hundreds who attended a rally this morning on the state Capitol steps.

4/11/2012

4/11/2012

PossibilityU, a web-based solution designed to help students get into the right college, has launched a college admission curriculum that allows high school guidance counselors to have more meaningful conversations with students about choosing, applying to and affording college. 

4/11/2012

ASCD is proud to announce the release of the digital 2011 annual report, entitled “Creating Revolution: The Next Chapter in the ASCD Story".

4/11/2012

Sunburst Digital and A.D.A.M. Education announced a new partnership designed to bring A.D.A.M. Education’s web-based middle and high school biology, human anatomy & physiology curriculum to school districts across the country.

4/11/2012

Oxford University Press is expanding its library of successful vocabulary-based education tools with the introduction of the Oxford Illustrated Math Dictionary and the Oxford Illustrated Science Dictionary, two English language learning vocabulary resources for middle school and high school math and science students. 

4/11/2012

South suburban Rich Township High School District 227 has laid off 48 full-time teachers, 33 instructional aides and six administrative staff for the 2012-13 school year.

4/11/2012

Companies have been trying to transform education with computers for decades, with mixed results. But there is new enthusiasm for the possibilities represented by tablets, and Intel has a new entry.

4/11/2012

The Washoe County Nev. School District has been awarded a $4.2 million grant to fund literacy programs in several schools.

4/11/2012

A coalition of 16 parent groups Monday demanded a meeting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel to go over the real research on a 7 1/2-hour school day, and not the “misinformation” they charged district officials with spreading.

4/11/2012

School districts have until June 6 to apply for the first round of grants for long-term efficiency or cost-savings measures in management and operations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday. 

4/11/2012

What would you do if you won the lottery? Most people would be to quit their job. That is not the case for the three Mega Millions winners from Maryland. The "Three Amigos," as they like to call themselves, will continue working in public education despite the fact that they each netted about $35 million from their lucky win.

4/11/2012

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon moved Tuesday to restore about $6.8 million previously cut from public education programs thanks to a boost in lottery sales from the recent record-high Mega Millions jackpot.

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