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DreamBox introduces Intelligent Adaptive Learning™


Transform the way your students learn mathematics through a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning™ technology, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environments.

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Action for Healthy Kids


Nutrition and Physical Education experts address the issues of childhood undernourishment and obesity, and support school districts in increasing opportunities for children to conquer these issues.

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Healthy Steps Forward


Dannon Institute and District Administration have teamed up to provide important information on school wellness policies and improving student health.

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Two Ga. Counties Searching for New School Chiefs

Clayton and Fayette counties recently lost their school chiefs within a month of each other. Both outgoing superintendents met contentious ends to their tenures, and both were recently passed over for other jobs. Fayette Superintendent Jeff Bearden lost out on a similar job in Floyd County, and Clayton Superintendent Edmond Heatley made an unsuccessful bid for school chief of the Berkeley Unified District in California.

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Philadelphia's "Servant-Leader" Superintendent


William Hite Jr. is ready for new urban challenges

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Schools Look to Add Virtual Course Options

With more students, fewer teachers and less money, school systems are searching for ways to stay competitive with what they offer students.

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Lawmaker Looking at Ways to Bring New Charter Schools to State

With the number of students in Utah's charter schools growing steadily, a Utah legislator is considering a law that would allow educators to pursue new types of charter schools, rather than wait for them to be proposed.

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Education Board: Letter Grades Won't Work

State education board members assured teachers Wednesday that the Education Department's proposal to give teachers letter grades will not be part of South Carolina's performance-based evaluation system, which is set to start statewide in 2014-15.

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Topeka Area Schools Insist Science Still a Priority

Pressure to meet mathematics and reading targets was so high in recent years that some Kansas elementary schools sacrificed science lessons to focus on those subjects, a survey found.

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New Career Programs Presented to School Board

Thursday’s Calvert County Board of Education meeting featured two presentations on programs the school system is implementing to focus on student career readiness.

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