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Visually-based program helps shrink class size and reinforce core math concepts.

MIND Research Institute's visual ST Math generates genuine interest in learning math.

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Texas charter schools move to refurbished computers.

"We could acquire 750 used computers for about the same cost as 500 new ones."

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Differentiated literacy solution sends reading skills soaring.

Dramatic Lexile gains in Tucson district with Achieve3000 implementation.

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School Districts Can Use Race in Decision-Making, Feds Say

Four years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Seattle's school-assignment racial tiebreaker, the federal government issued new guidelines affirming that districts can consider race to help integrate schools.

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District Makes Changes to Combat 'School Shopping'

Parents seeking spots for their children in the Palm Beach County School District's choice program are seeing a few changes this year as the Dec. 16 application deadline looms.

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Nicastro Says She Needs More Time to Decide on Kansas City District Action

Too many competing ideas. Not enough legal authority. Regrettably, said Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro, that problematic mix compelled her to tell the State Board of Education Friday that she needed more time before she could recommend what to do about the Kansas City Public Schools.

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Just 31% of California Students Pass P.E. Test

Fewer than one-third of California students who took a statewide physical fitness test this year managed to pass all six areas assessed, new results show.

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Michael Bloomberg in MIT Speech: Cut Teachers by Half, Large Classes OK

In remarks Thursday that have since sparked some controversy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg tackled school improvement -- through a suggestion to halve the teaching force. 

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On Land and in the Bay, Innovation Tackles Truancy

On Monday morning, the start of the school week, five teenagers rowed toward the breakwater leading into San Francisco Bay.

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