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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Release Date: For Microsoft, It's All About Mobile

The Windows 8 Consumer Preview launch is slated for February 29, but much more important than the date is the location -- the annual Mobile World Congress, the year's big show about mobile technology.

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Controversial Grading Policy Aims to Give Students Second Chance One Georgia District

The Lowndes County Board of Education has implemented controversial new rules that aim to give students a second chance to earn better scores.

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Ann Arbor School Policy Says Police Should Have Been Notified of Eberwhite Sexual Assault Claim

Ann Arbor Public Schools’ legal obligation to report an 8-year-old's claim that she was sexually assaulted at Eberwhite Elementary to Child Protective Services falls into a gray area, according to legal professionals.

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Surplus Calls into Question Leadership at Douglas County Schools

Last year, as the Colorado budget was battered by the worst economy in generations, the Douglas County school district had to chop $36 million from its budget. So, among other things, it cut $2 million from administration, including several jobs. It continued charging students 50 cents each way to ride the bus. It eliminated 177 teaching positions.

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Opinion: Give NYC School Districts a Strict Deadline

Two years ago, New York State’s legislators passed a law requiring districts and teachers unions to replace outdated evaluations that rate nearly all teachers “satisfactory” and fail to provide the feedback and support educators deserve.

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Los Angeles School Staff Replaced

The decision to replace the entire staff of an elementary school here, where two former teachers stand accused of molesting students, sparked protests from some parents and students and applause from others.

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Cleveland Mayor Proposed Sweeping School Reform Plan

Cleveland’s struggling school district needs to embrace good charter schools, revamp teachers’ union rules, and give more flexibility to high-performing schools.

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Iowa Senate Approves a 4 Percent School Budget Growth Formula

Schools would be allowed to grow their budgets by 4 percent in the 2013 -2014 school year under a bill approved this morning by the Iowa Senate.

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LAUSD Relocates Miramonte Elementary School Staff

A two-day closure went into effect at Miramonte Elementary School on Tuesday to enable the Los Angeles Unified School District to replace the entire staff following the arrests of two teachers on allegations of lewd acts and sexual crimes against students.

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Montclair (N.J.) Schools Supt. Says It's Time to Move On

 "I thought it was time to do something else."

With those words, Schools Superintendent Frank Alvarez brought the curtain down on his nearly nine years at the helm of the Montclair School District.

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