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Mo. Senate Passes Education Overhaul Legislation

Struggling school districts in Missouri could see significant changes under two pieces of education legislation passed Thursday by the Missouri Senate.

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Honeywell Introduces Power Supply Selector App

The Power Supply Selector Web app helps installers and equipment wholesalers' sales staff quickly determine the appropriate power supply for fire alarm, video, intrusion and access control systems.

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N.C. School System Partners With ASCD to Achieve Professional Development Goals

ASCD is pleased to announce a new partnership with Johnston County (N.C.) Schools, which brings the association’s popular PD In Focus professional development solution to one of the largest school systems in North Carolina, serving more than 32,000 students across 44 schools. 

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Heidi Hayes Jacobs to Present Strategies to Implement the Common Core Standards

On May 8, 2012, renowned educator, author, and consultant, Heidi Hayes Jacobs will partner with School Improvement Network to conduct a webinar to instruct educators in implementing the Common Core Standards through mapping curriculum. 

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Pearson and School Messenger Join Forces to Connect Schools, Parents, and Staff

Pearson announced an agreement with SchoolMessenger to provide customers of PowerSchool student information system with turnkey access to the leading notification solution in K12 education, increasing the flow of information between schools, parents, and staff.

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Aberdeen (Miss.) Public School District Faces State Takeover

Mississippi state education officials who already are overseeing seven struggling public school districts are considering taking over an eighth one despite limited resources.

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Vouchers, Testing-Driven Education Reform on a Collision Course?

Conservative approaches to education reform may in the next few years encounter a fateful fork in the road.

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Proposed Alabama School Budget Contains Cuts

An Alabama Senate committee approved an education budget that reduces funding for public schools and universities, cuts teaching jobs and enlarges class sizes for the 2012-2013 school year.

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Education Innovation Heats Up in the Desert

The ASU Skysong Education Innovation Summit has become the can’t-miss education innovation event of the year in just the three years since it was founded.

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Malloy's Education Consultant Arouses Union Fears

For months, Leeds Global Partners, a New York-based firm specializing in educational issues as "attractive investment opportunities," has been closely involved in developing Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed school reforms.

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