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Building up Minnesota School Principals as Leaders, through Routine Evaluations

Good school principals are key in creating the right environment for kids to succeed.

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Despite $10M Allocation, Story of HISD Libraries Looks Grim

Houston ISD libraries have slipped into further disrepair, despite a $10 million investment over the last three years.

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New State Calculations to Lower Graduation Rates for Missouri School Districts

Monday, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released high school graduation rates calculated using a new method.

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How About Better Parents?

In recent years, we’ve been treated to reams of op-ed articles about how we need better teachers in our public schools and, if only the teachers’ unions would go away, our kids would score like Singapore’s on the big international tests.

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Rethinking Classroom Furniture

Classroom furniture is coldly utilitarian at best – it gets the job done, but you wouldn’t consider decorating your home with it.

But how realistically can it be improved?

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Council of Administrators of Special Education Endorses Academy of Math

EPS, School Specialty’s Literacy and Intervention division, announced that its Academy of MATH online intervention program is now endorsed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) as a comprehensive intervention software tool designed to supplement existing math curriculum.

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Shmoop Wants You to Experience Those Old College Days

Shmoop features an extremely user-friendly “College 101” section that offers online resources to help prepare students for postsecondary education and breaks down the college application and entrance process.

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PBS LearningMedia to Offer Schools Initial Access to U.S. Department of Education's Learning Registry

In a move that brings vast digital educational resources together for teachers to use in the classroom, content shared through the Learning Registry will be accessible for free through PBS LearningMedia. A collection of resources, including photos, video, and audio files from federal organizations will now be easier to find, access and integrate.

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Discovery Education's Digital Textbook Launching in Texas Classrooms this Fall

Addressing students’ 21st century learning styles, over 100,000 students in grades 5-8 across Texas will be using the interactive Discovery Education Science Techbook as a digital resource for instruction in their classrooms.

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Tom Schenck Named President and Chief Operating Officer of Follett School and Library Business

Follett Corporation named Tom Schenck to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Follett School and Library Group (FSLG), effective earlier this year. Schenck is responsible for a group of businesses serving over 60,000 education customers.

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