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Revolution Prep Recognized for Helping Disadvantaged Students Get on the Path to College

Revolution Prep was given the Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF) Outstanding Community Partner Award for their work with the BASF School-To-College program.

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SIIA Education Division Announces 2012 Board of Directors

These newly elected and appointed executives from Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) member companies will provide the education technology industry with critical leadership, advocacy and market information in the crucial months and years ahead. 

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New Company Created to Provide Data Systems to Help Children

Non-profit Children’s Institute, Inc., in cooperation with software developer SophiTEC, Inc., create new company called COMET Informatics, LLC serving children through schools and community-based organizations.

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PLATO Learning Introduces New Courses and Support Site

PLATO Learning introduces new physics, precalculus, and integrated physics and chemistry courses that allow high schools to offer a full 4x4 (four years in four core subject areas) curriculum as part of the PLATO Secondary Academic Library. 

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Mineola (N.Y.) Schools Detail Principal Evaluations

This year is different,” Mineola School Superintendent Dr. Michael Nagler said. “It’s different that what we’ve done in the past.”

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Group Promotes Composting Iowa City Schools' Waste

Local students are working to divert food waste and start composting projects at their schools.

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Indiana Schools Recognized for their Academic Success

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) released the list of 2010-2011 Four Star Schools. Out of 1,780 public schools, 162 earned this distinction. Eleven of 238 non-public schools also received the honor this year.

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Philadelphia Mayor Focuses on Schools, Gun Violence in Inaugural Address

In his inaugural address Monday, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter promised to focus on making neighborhoods safer and schools better in his second term.

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Tupelo (Miss.) Schools Need Black Pupils Performing Closer to White Ones

White students in Tupelo score better than white students in most Mississippi school districts on state tests. Black students in Tupelo lag far behind.

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Wyoming Schools Chief Stands by 2011 Decisions

Soon after State Superintendent Cindy Hill took office in January, she vowed to make the Wyoming Department of Education less about compliance and more about instruction. She also warned department employees she would take risks and do new things.

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