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New Report Shows U.S. Lagging on Education Indicators

A new report shows that Americans are lagging behind their peers in education, but are still reaping big benefits from their diplomas.

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Schools May Now Apply for Nationwide ‘Healthy School Makeover Contest’

Video entries are now being accepted for the nationwide Healthy School Makeover Contest, with the winner receiving an unprecedented grand prize worth $45,000 in educational materials, training, and equipment. Individuals can nominate a school by submitting a short video explaining why their school needs a healthy school makeover and how they’ll use the Grand Prize award to improve the health of their students. 

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Pennsylvania Department of Education Selects Teachscape’s Framework for Teaching Proficiency System

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has chosen Teachscape, the leader in delivering Web-based professional learning content, innovative technologies, and expert services to improve teaching practice, to provide a system by which to train and assess the state’s 5,350 teacher evaluators. 

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YourTeacher Forms Partnership with TIES of Minnesota to Offer Math iBooks Textbooks

TIES is a Minnesota education technology collaborative that brings together technology and education to create comprehensive, cutting-edge solutions for school administrators, educators and students. TIES member districts represent over 500 Minnesota schools with approximately 275,000 students

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Oakland Unified School District Partners With Oakland-Based Scientific Learning Corp. To Accelerate Student Learning

Taking an innovative approach to instruction, the Oakland Unified School District(OUSD) has partnered with Oakland-based Scientific Learning Corp. to implement two educational software programs designed to help students accelerate their acquisition of cognitive, language, and reading skills essential for learning success.

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New Middle School to be Completed Under Budget

The new Sherwood Middle School is anticipated to be completed under budget and “fully wired for smart technology,” according to the Board of Selectmen.

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SC Districts Applying for Federal Education Grants

A dozen South Carolina school districts have told the U.S. Department of Education they plan to apply for a piece of $400 million in grants to be doled out nationwide.

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Student Access to Internet, Devices Under Debate

One school board member is proposing increased access to the Internet and mobile devices for students in Howard County schools.

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More Private Schools Fall Below Threshold for Immunizations

Parents who send their children to private schools in California are much more likely to opt out of immunizations than their public school counterparts, an Associated Press analysis has found, and not even the recent re-emergence of whooping cough has halted the downward trajectory of vaccinations among these students.

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School District 51 Parents Adjust to Busing Changes

Three weeks into school and 16 bus routes down, School District 51 students and the parents who drive or walk them to school are gradually adapting to walking boundary changes.

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