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The School of the Future in Florida?

As the Marion County School Board and Superintendent Jim Yancey continue to prepare for a proposed four-day school week, we are witnessing a public-policy travesty unfold.

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Analysis: N.Y.'s Cuomo Picks Fight With Schools, Gets One

Gov. Andrew Cuomo picked a fight last week with what has long been Albany’s most powerful force: public schools.

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Illinois School District Mergers Could Cost $4 Billion

Merging the state’s 800-plus school districts into a more manageable number could cost nearly $4 billion, according to a recent report that may kill any chance that a commission looking for ways to improve Illinois education will recommend a major consolidation.

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CDW-G and Discovery Education Launch 10th-Annual K12 Sweepstakes Awarding $200,000 in Technology Prizes

CDW Government LLC and Discovery Education announced the launch of the 10th-annual sweepstakes program. The 2012 Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes will award three grand prize 21st-century classroom technology packages.

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New PD Online Courses from ASCD Support Educators Implementing Common Core State Standards

ASCD announces the release of seven new PD Online courses for educators integrating Common Core State Standards into classroom instruction. Each course is grade-range specific and provides actionable strategies.

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Panasonic Introduces PT-LW25H Portable LCD Projectors

Panasonic announced the high-brightness, compact and portable PT-LW25H Series LCD projectors.

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Sixty-Six Title I Schools Honored for Academic Achievement

The National Title I Association has named sixty-six schools as National Title I Distinguished Schools for their performance in 2011 for exceptional student performance overall, or for significantly closing the achievement gap between student groups.

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Chicago Schools' Investigation Uncovers Multiple Instances Of Fraud, Employee Misconduct

A new report released by the Chicago Public Schools' inspector general has uncovered a host of misconduct allegations against CPS employees and officials, including improperly disbursed benefits that resulted in a loss of over $1 million in district funds.

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Seven Arrested at NYC Protest on Worship in Schools

A city councilman and three clergymen were among seven people arrested Thursday as they protested what they fear will be the eviction of worship services from all public buildings in New York City.

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Worries Mount Over Lack of Physical Ed

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation’s schools are churning out too many fat kids.

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