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Kaplan K12 Learning Services Announces Winners of its “First Year Teacher e-Book Contest”

As part of an ongoing initiative to advance the use of digital technology in the classroom, Kaplan K12 Learning Services announced the winners of its Digital Learning Day-inspired “First Year Teacher e-Book Contest.”

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Forensic Firsts to Premiere on Smithsonian Channel

Students can learn about DNA Profiling, fingerprints and skeletal secrets with this new series from the Smithsonian Channel. 

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Number of Cyber Charter Schools to Expand to 15 Statewide in Mich.

 

Oakland County students who are already enrolled in Michigan’s only two cyber charter schools will have more options now that Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law legislation that allows the number of schools offering all classes on computers to increase to 15 by 2015.

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Berkeley Schools' Attendance Investment Pays Off

A year ago, Berkeley school Superintendent Bill Huyett, with the school board's blessing, took about $250,000 out of the district's bank account and placed a bet.

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Law Urges SD Schools to Expand Bible Instruction

South Dakota lawmakers who earlier this year urged public schools to provide academic instruction on the Bible may need the patience of Job as they wait for schools to embrace the idea.

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Pay Frozen for Teachers with 25 Years on Job in Kansas City, Kansas

Liberty Public Schools’ superintendent called it a dilemma. A longtime teacher called it a disappointment.

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Boston Public Schools Superintendent Talks About Closing Achievement Gap

Some major cities have departed from tradition and hired people who have never been educators as school superintendents, on the theory that their managerial skills will whip public school systems into shape.

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NY Says Latest Buffalo Teacher Evaluation Plan OK

New York Education Commissioner John King says he's ready to restore federal funding to six low-performing schools in Buffalo.

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Wasting Time Is New Divide in Digital Era

In the 1990s, the term “digital divide” emerged to describe technology’s haves and have-nots. It inspired many efforts to get the latest computing tools into the hands of all Americans, particularly low-income families.

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Michigan Public Schools To Take Common Education Approach

A coalition of business leaders says Michigan’s economic future depends on preschool accessibility for children at risk.

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