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7 Questions About Changing Florida’s School Grading System

Florida’s Board of Education is meeting today to debate changing the state’s school grading system.

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Voucher Students in Milwaukee Improve on Reading, Study Finds

A sample of students in Milwaukee's private voucher schools made gains in reading in 2010-'11 that were significantly higher than those of a matched sample of peers in Milwaukee Public Schools, but math achievement remained the same last school year, according to the results of a multiyear study tracking students in both sectors.

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Indiana Law Cuts School Junk Food But Not Obesity

Students at Indiana schools have a wider range of healthy snacks to choose from in vending machines and snack bars since lawmakers endorsed guidelines to cut the amount of junk food available to young people with the aim of reducing obesity in the state.

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La. Public Schools To Be Graded Differently

The Louisiana Department of Education has written some significant revisions into its plan for overhauling the system it uses to judge the quality of public schools in Louisiana.

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CPS Chief Defends Move Closing, Reorganizing Schools

At the end of a tumultuous week, Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard took to the pulpit at a storied South Side church on Sunday to defend the controversial decision to close or turnaround struggling schools.

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Learn to Manage the Special Needs Students in Your Classroom

Autism Training Solutions teams with School Improvement Network to provide strategies for managing and teaching students with autism and other behavioral and learning disabilities. 

 

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ASU Professors Discuss Deep Conceptual Learning Methods in Math and Science

In the free white paper, co-authors Peter Rillero, Ph.D. and Helen Padgett, Ph.D. describe “deep conceptual learning methods” and how these methods can help students meet more rigorous standards in math and science. 

 

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Knovation Debuts Personalized Digital Curriculum Content Solution

Knovation announced that it has unveiled its newest product, icurio, the first digital curriculum content solution for personalized learning.  

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Samsung Kicks Off K12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division announced the Samsung K12 ‘Return on Intelligence’ Gift Programs, including a grant program for teachers, scholarships for high school students and Superhero Program. 

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Elmo USA's Renowned Free Trial Program to Return

ELMO USA Corporation is pleased to announce the return of its 30-day free trial and training of ELMO 21st Century education technologies for K12 school teachers and district administrators.

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