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Under Public Pressure, NYC Retreats on Two High School Closings

Hours before a board was scheduled to vote on the closing of 26 public schools, city officials withdrew two of them from contention, retreating from their original plans in the face of strong opposition from elected officials.

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Study: Dropout Rate for Blacks Higher in Charters in Texas

Think charter schools help minority students? Think again.

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EPSON PowerLite X15 Projector Delivers Brilliant Images and Future-Ready Connectivity at an Affordable Price

At $599, PowerLite X15 delivers 3,000 lumens and XGA resolution for small to medium-sized classrooms and conference rooms. 

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N.J. School District Deploys Virtual High School in its Quest to Prepare Students for College

Virtual High School Global Consortium announced that the Ramsey (N.J.) School District has deployed their online learning solution in an effort to prepare students for college.

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Shmoop Debuts Test Prep for AP Spanish Language and Literature

Shmoop announces the launch of online test prep resources designed to prepare students for the AP Spanish Language Exam and AP Spanish Literature Exam scheduled for May 8th and 18th respectively.

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Tech-savvy Kansas School District Opts for Literature Program Developed to Meet Common Core State Standards

El Dorado Public Schools adopted Pearson’s Prentice Hall Literature Common Core to provide individualized instruction digitally and meet each student at his or her learning level.

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4G Bridges the Digital Divide in Rural Areas

President Obama hopes to bring high-speed wireless Internet to all rural areas in the next five years.

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Grade Retention and Other Dead-End Educational Policies

Education policy, like so many areas of lawmaking, is rife with reform proposals that, while attractive on paper, are supported by little or no evidence.

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Senate Panel Rejects Bill on School-Bus Advertising in California

The Senate Education Committee on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have opened the door to advertising on the sides of school buses, prompting outrage from the legislation's author: GOP leader Bob Huff.

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Chicago's Middle Class Not Interested in 'Hidden Gem' High Schools

Fifteen years after Chicago embedded International Baccalaureate programs in tough neighborhood schools, the programs have not attracted the middle class.

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