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Ill. School District Adds CyberBully Hotline

McLean County Unit 5 District in Normal, Ill., is piloting the CyberBully Hotline from SchoolReach in six of its schools, including four junior and two senior high schools.

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McGraw-Hill Education Promotes College and Career Readiness Through AP Course Prep Program

In an effort to meet the needs of the nearly 50 percent of high school students who do not pass AP exams, McGraw-Hill Education announced the launch of the ONboard Series for Advanced Placement, an all-digital learning solution designed to improve students' performance in AP classes and on exams.

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School District Creates Social Media Network

Officials look to bolster communications with residents using Facebook, Twitter, and other forms of digital communications. The Wayne (N.J.) Public School District has created a social media network to enhance communication and information sharing with the community.

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Gov. Deal moves to replace Miller County Board of Education

The cursing, the squabbling and the anger in Miller County (Ga.) might not end, but the school board as it is currently composed there will.

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Arkansas School District Suspends Staff Amidst DHS Investigation of Student Matter

Arkadelphia (Ark.)School District Superintendent Donnie Whitten said staff changes at Louisa E. Perritt Primary were spurred by information from a Department of Human Services (DHS) investigation involving several children. 

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NH Senate Education Committee Public Hearing on IB Set for Tomorrow

Bedford one of two NH school districts in danger of losing its International Baccalaureate program to HB 1403.

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Cuomo Forms Panel to Make 'Action Plan' for Education

Declaring that “government has failed to do what government should be doing,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo moved to assert his influence over New York State’s education policy, appointing a former Citigroup chairman to lead a new commission charged with improving student performance.

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Feds Keeping Tabs on Connecticut's Education Reform Plan

Connecticut's struggle to adopt an education reform package that will help close the nation's largest achievement gap has caught the attention of the U.S. Department of Education.

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Florida School District Officials Accused of Racism

A federal lawsuit against a Florida school district alleges two black women who scored well on an adult skills test in 2010 were accused of cheating because, they were told, "you people don't score that high."

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CPS Names Interim Chief Education Officer

A national education consultant who helped lead reform efforts in Detroit, Cleveland and New York City has been tapped as “interim” chief education officer in Chicago, officials said.

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