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Driving Mr. Alonso

After a steep decline in 2008, the cost of overtime pay for city school employees is rising again, and that's cause for serious concern.

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Klein: U.S. Undervaluing Education; Kids to Pay

Joel Klein, former chancellor of New York City public schools, says America doesn't put enough value on education and students will pay the price.

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New Kansas School Finance Plan Would Add Money to Ed Budget

A new school finance plan came out of the Kansas Senate late this week that would put some money back into the schools.

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Mesa (Ariz.) 'Basics' Schools Offer Traditional Low-tech Learning

Mesa Public Schools sixth-grader Blain Swallow has a very basic word to describe his "basics" education at Franklin Northeast Elementary: "Hard."

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Hard-Working N.Y. Teachers, Sabotaged When Student Test Scores Slip

For 15 years, Anna Allanbrook has been the principal of Public School 146 in Brooklyn, one of the highest-achieving elementary schools in the city.

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Honeywell and NASA Launch 2012 Spring Tour of FMA Live

Created by Honeywell and NASA in 2004, FMA Live! is a hip-hop science education program designed to excite middle school students about science and math by teaching Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion in an innovative, entertaining, and memorable way.  

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Free Professional Development Content From ASCD Now Available on the New iTunes U

ASCD is pleased to announce it has made a variety of free professional development content available on the new iTunes U.

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Schoology Announces $1 Million Investment From For-Profit Company in Malaysia

Schoology, developers of the free, cloud-­based collaborative learning platform for K12 classrooms, announced a $1 million investment from Cempaka Schools in Malaysia and a partnership to jointly promote increased usage of the Schoology platform in schools throughout Malaysia and Singapore.

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Online program gets struggling high school students ready to graduate.


Aventa Learning by K12 helps credit-deficient students catch up, return to school.

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Tip Sheet:


Cost-effective solutions for serving students healhtful foods.

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