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Government Seeks Help to Stop Teacher-Led Cheating

The Obama administration is creating a manual showing how schools can fight teacher-led cheating on standardized tests, asking educators to help stomp out "testing irregularities."

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Obama Education Reforms Advance as Congress Falters

President Barack Obama's administration is moving ahead in reforming U.S. education without the help of the Congress, and will soon announce which states can opt out of the national education law known as "No Child Left Behind."

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Superintendents Discuss Jindal Education Reform Plan

Superintendents representing school districts from across the state met in Jennings to exchange thoughts on Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s education plan and to prepare for a bigger meeting in February.

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Walker Says Education Bill Based on Task Forces is Nearing

Before a crowd of hundreds of school district officials and school board members in Milwaukee, Gov. Scott Walker announced that recommendations from a variety of state education task forces will soon be solidified in formal legislation.

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House Education Panel Bans Nicotine Use in Schools

The Iowa House Education Committee has unanimously approved a bill banning the use of all nicotine products on school property, amid fears new smokeless and dissolvable tobacco products are easier for students to use. 

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Georgia’s Career Academies are Retooling High School Education for 21st Century

An innovative education model, the career academy aligns high school education with community economic development goals to better prepare students for the 21st-century workforce.

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Brown Sharply Differs from Obama on Education Policy

In his State of the State address, California Gov. Jerry Brown calls for limits on standardized tests and wants reduced roles for the U.S. and state in local schools.

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This is How Apple Changes Education, Forever

Apple’s plan to bring iPad textbooks to schools across America and around the world via iBooks 2 and iBooks Author is nothing short of a revolution. It could mean the end of giant, overused dog-eared volumes jammed into bulging backpacks balanced atop the over-burdened backs of America’s youth.

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New Intel Classmate PCs Give Students Expanded Flexibility In and Out of the Classroom

Intel Corporation announced the availability of the latest Intel classmate PCs that will be powered by the new Intel Atom processors.

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Epson Classroom Technologies Win the 2011 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence

Epson BrightLink 455Wi, DC-11 Document Camera and PowerLite 905 have been recognized by Tech & Learning’s 29th annual awards program for excellence in educational technology.

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