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How Orange County (Fla.) Schools Are Preparing to Go Digital

Facing a 2015 deadline to add more digital textbooks and materials to classroom instruction, Orange County schools chief operations officer Michael Eugene has about as many questions as answers.

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'Active Shooter' Training Video Helps N.J. Schools Prepare for the Worst

With the worst case scenario still on the minds of parents, teachers and law enforcement, Bergen County authorities have prepared a training video for handling "active shooter" situations in schools.

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Chicago School Closing Panel to Advise 20-Schools-A-Year Limit, Source Says

The commission handpicked to oversee Chicago Public School closings is leaning strongly toward recommending that no more than 20 schools be closed in any one year to give students, parents, teachers and bureaucrats an opportunity to adjust to the upheaval, sources said Monday.

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Writing Across the K12 Curriculum

Common Core mandates for success.

Seattle Voters Consider $1.25B Schools Levies

For the past 17 years, Seattle voters have approved every school levy that has come before them, and Seattle Public Schools officials hope voters will now approve two more levies worth $1.25 billion.

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Nev. Schools Could Use Lessons In Efficiency

In Nevada, as across the nation, ambitious efforts are under way to improve K-12 schooling.

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High Schools May Have to Pay for Unprepared Graduates

Mississippi and Maine have become the latest in a series of states to question whether school districts should be held financially responsible when students arrive at college unprepared.

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Textbooks to Tablets

Preparing for digital education by 2017

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