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K12 Education Should Take a Lesson From Colleges

Yes, a college education is certainly "worth it" to the many students for whom college is a way out of cyclical poverty or geographic isolation.

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N.J. Gov. Christie Seeks Added Power on School Aid

The Christie administration wants to withhold state and federal aid to low-performing schools that refuse to undergo significant reshaping via measures such as removing principals and teachers, lengthening the school day and revamping the curriculum.

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DisplayLink-Userful Partnership Gives Students Full PC Computing Experience for Fraction of Cost

DisplayLink and Userful announced a software/hardware partnership that will allow schools to deploy large numbers of Linux-based computer stations in the classroom for very low cost. 

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Early Registration Now Underway for Follett’s ‘New Leaf in Learning Conference’

Early registration is open for Follett’s annual New Leaf in Learning Conference, to be held March 21-23, 2012, where attendees will learn about the latest trends and front-burner topics shaping today’s K12 education industry.

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Evan-Moor Educational Publishers Introduces Portals

Portals is a free learning platform that provides educators with access to the entire line of Daily Practice interactive apps, including over 150 interactive lessons that can be used as reinforcement of core language art and math skills for grades 1-8. 

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It’s Gone Mobile! PD 360 Mobile Released

Just two months before the launch of PD360’s regular updates comes the much-anticipated PD 360 Mobile application for any iOS (Apple) or Android mobile device.

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Healthier School Lunches Pushed Back by Congress

The Obama administration and some members of Congress have found a new battleground: school lunchrooms.

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'Average Is Officially Over'

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman and National Center of Education and the Economy President Marc Tucker painted a bleak picture of America's future at a promotional event in Washington, D.C., yesterday.

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Michelle Rhee Keeps the Beehive Buzzing in Minneapolis Speech

No actual bees were harmed yesterday when Michelle Rhee appeared at the Minneapolis Convention Center yesterday, but a number of hornets’ nests got thwacked wide open.

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Demand for French Education Surges in Louisiana

The wave of Hispanics who flooded the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina doesn't appear to have dampened Louisiana families' demand for their children to get a French education.

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