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Minnesota Department of Education Launches New Website

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) launched a new website last week designed to provide educators, parents and the public with an intuitive, easy-to-navigate tool to learn about Minnesota public schools.

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Kansas School Districts Value Paraprofessionals

With schools facing what must feel like ever-shrinking budgets — the 2011 Kansas Legislature most recently slashed $100 million in state spending on K-12 education — and the ever-present reality of layoffs, paraprofessionals are showing their value.

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N.Y. Students Suspended After Gay Teen's Suicide

A high school in upstate New York has suspended some students after the suicide of a bullied gay teenager.

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Opinion: How to Rescue Education Reform

The debate over renewing No Child Left Behind, the education reform act that will be 10 years old in January, has fallen along partisan lines even though school improvement is one of the few examples of bipartisan cooperation over the last decade.

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D.C. District Wins Special-Ed Appeal

The District has won a significant battle in its 16-year war to lift a federal court injunction for failing to make tuition payments for special education students.

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Branstad Hints at Education Overhaul

Has education flat-lined in Iowa? Governor Terry Branstad says a recent survey suggests so.

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No Child Left Behind Waivers Require Big Changes Fast

When New Jersey applied to the federal government for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law, Gov. Chris Christie used the opportunity to tout elements of his education reform agenda that had been languishing in the state legislature for months.

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Two Free Institutes Headline ASCD’s 2012 Annual Pre-Conference Professional Development Events

ASCD announces two free professional development opportunities among a series of pre-conference institutes leading up to the 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Philadelphia, Pa., March 24–26.

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Elite Screens Launches PowerMax, a New Electric Roll-Up Projection Screen

The PowerMax Series from Elite Screens is the sublime combination of elegance and reliability. It features a sleek aluminum casing with award-winning 1.1 gain matte white fiberglass-backed or tensioned material.

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Florida Virtual School Presents Worldfest 2011

Florida Virtual School will host WorldFest 2011 – a free, large-scale, interactive virtual event that celebrates and shares diverse cultures and traditions – Dec. 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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