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3/20/2012

3/20/2012

The last straw for 17-year-old Alton Burke was a note left on his door. The high school dropout picked up the phone and re-enrolled at South Hagerstown High.

3/20/2012

Lexia Learning announced that Lexia Reading, one of the nation’s most highly regarded reading software programs, has been endorsed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education. 

3/20/2012

Xerox’s newest series of light production devices – the Xerox D95/D110/D125 Copier/Printer and D110/D125 Printer – deliver sharp black-and-white image quality with speed and efficiency.

3/20/2012

To assist states and school districts as they undertake the critical task of developing and launching next-generation educator effectiveness systems, Pearson unveiled a new guide, "Evaluating Teachers and Principals: Developing Fair, Valid, and Reliable Systems."



3/20/2012

PLATO Learning announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Archipelago Learning, an award-winning software-as-a-service provider of supplemental education products. 

3/20/2012

L.A. school officials have a chance to apply directly to the government for education grants. They shouldn't squander it.

3/20/2012

As educators, policy makers, and other leaders gathered in Washington on Monday for the Building a Grad Nation Summit, it’s no surprise that one of the first people they heard from was AT&T Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson.

3/20/2012

There are profound and positive changes taking place among Latinos in America today. We represent the fastest-growing and largest minority population in the country. Over the past decade the number of Latinos has increased nearly 50 percent in the United States with one in every four children in America being Latino.

3/20/2012

When Wisconsin extended the deadline for public school open enrollment, it was an effort to make it easier for parents to make the best choice for their kids' education.

3/20/2012

Seven months after Central Dauphin School Board decided not to renew Superintendent Luis Gonzalez’s three-year contract, moved him out of the administration building and gave him special assignments, the search for his replacement has gone into high gear.

3/20/2012

The number of "dropout factory" high schools in the United States is decreasing, according to a report from the Building a Grad Nation Summit being held this week in Washington.

3/20/2012

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his proposed education overhaul will address Connecticut's fluctuating four-year graduation rate by improving the state's low-performing schools.

3/20/2012

South Carolina school systems are fearful they are about to be handed a bill for tens of millions of dollars by the state legislature.

3/19/2012

3/19/2012

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act may be winding down, but there's another economic stimulus taking place in and around San Mateo (Calif.), where two school districts are spending hundreds of millions of dollars overhauling their facilities.

3/19/2012

In addition to complete registration opportunities, Follett recently announced it will make available single-day passes for its annual conference March 21-23 in Schaumburg, Ill.

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