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Virginia's Attempt to Close the Performance Gap in Education

Earlier this year, Virginia was given a waiver from the "No Child Left Behind" mandate. Now, parents are waiting to see how Virginia educators are going to insure that students will be competent in reading and math.

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Personal Tech Tools Now Welcome at West Hills

Many schools tell kids to leave their cellphones, iPods and other gadgets at home or at least stowed in backpacks for the day — to varying degrees of success.

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Central Dauphin School District Saves $1.4 Million With Energy Program

Remember when your parents told you “when not in use, save the juice” when they reminded you to turn off the lights when leaving a room?

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Quincy Public Schools Falling Woefully Short of PE Mandates

Quincy Public Schools' physical education class requirements fall short of National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) guidelines, according to a recent University of Georgia study.

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Students, Educators Praise New Attendance Push

School day wake-up calls recorded by celebrities. Weekend makeup classes. Contests with laptop computers, private concerts and cars as prizes.

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Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Launches 2013 Program, Announces Changes to Competition

The world’s largest K-12 student science competition, Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision is a hands-on program that has evolved over the years, and continues to inspire young people to tap into their creativity, use critical-thinking, and combine it with the tools of science and technology to come up with ideas and inventions that could make the world a better place in the future.

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Belkin Introduces New Ergonomic Tablet Stands Designed for the Classroom

Designed as a result of extensive research and insights gathered from users in the education field, the new Belkin Tablet Stand and Belkin Tablet Stand with Storage are ideally suited for the classroom environment where mobile learning and digital content collaboration are reshaping the educational experience.

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Hillbrook School Unveils iLab Learning Space

Building a new paradigm for educational spaces and laying the groundwork so other schools can follow,Hillbrook School, an independent, coeducational JK-8 day school, today unveiled an experimental learning space called the iLab in conjunction with the first day of the new school year.

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Shmoop University Welcomes Students Back to School

For students everywhere, summer is nearly over and it’s time to get back to the grind. Not that anyone’s going to be grinding too close just yet; it’s still pretty hot.

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