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Eleanor McMain (La.) Teachers and Students Get a Boost with Interactive Technology Donation

Promethean and the National Alliance of Black School Educators have equipped 20 classrooms at Eleanor McMain with modern, interactive learning technology. Orleans Parish Superintendent Dr. Darryl C. Kilbert and Eleanor McMain Principal Brigette Frick accepted the donation while attending the 39th Annual NABSE Conference in New Orleans, La.

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Kaplan and K12 Inc. Partner to Offer College Readiness Solution

Kaplan K12 Learning Services and K12 have partnered to offer a complete portfolio of college preparation solutions. Kaplan has a strong record of achievement in helping schools implement college readiness solutions, and K12‘s instructional and curriculum offerings include credit recovery solutions that help students stay on track for graduation.

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Writing Test Scores Soar in South Carolina

Empowering Writers helped South Carolina’s Richland 1 School District achieve 11 percent improvement in writing scores. The Empowering Writers methodology maximizes instructional time while providing teachers with strategies for how to teach specific writing skills.

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Freeport School District (Ill.)Saves $19,560 and Increases Safety With Zonar’s Fleet Management System

Freeport School District is a rural district with a transportation operation consisting of 36 vehicles covering over 99 square miles.The district wanted to ensure child safety, improve their operation and make sure vehicle inspections were completed daily. They achieved all of these goals with Zonar.

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International Reading Association Seeks Submissions for Most Celebrated Teacher of the Year

The International Reading Association is currently accepting nominations for its annual Celebrated Teacher of the Year award. The award celebrates teaching by honoring one nominated teacher who has positively influenced his or her students and community.

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Immediate Federal Cuts Hitting Maine Schools Hard

Under the short-term spending measure passed in October, Congress cut federal funds for special education, disadvantaged youth programs, teacher improvement programs and career and technical education.

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No Child Left Behind Waivers: 11 States Seek Relief From Federal Education Law

The U.S. Department of Education announced that 11 states have formally submitted requests for waivers from key provisions of No Child Left Behind.

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Litchfield (Conn.) School Board's Petition to State Education Department Remains on Hold

The Litchfield (Conn.) Board of Education, among other educational entities, will have to wait longer for a possible state mandate transferring the burden of proof from school districts to the moving party.

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Proposed Charter Schools Seek OK

In just a short nine months, Pamela Blizzard envisions a new place of learning nestled in the heart of Research Triangle Park – a place with a “porous wall” to encourage partnerships with surrounding companies and that packs students’ minds with more than four years of education during the four years of high school.

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School Buses Still Considered Safest Student Transport Five Years After Deadly Lee High Crash

Five years have passed since a school bus carrying Lee High School students in Alabama plunged off Interstate 565, killing four and injuring dozens.

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