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Cleveland School Board Budget Gets OK

Cleveland City Schools employees are scheduled for a 3 percent salary increase for the coming year if the Cleveland City Council approves the school system’s budget request of $38.9 million.

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More Blacks and Latinos Admitted to Elite New York High Schools

The number of black and Latino students who were accepted at one of eight highly selective high schools in New York City increased from last year, according to admissions statistics released on Wednesday by the city’s Education Department. The uptick for the two groups reverses a years-long decline in admissions to the schools, where admittance is based on a single test.

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Archipelago Learning’s Study Island Introduces Product Enhancements and Common Core Benchmarking Program

Archipelago Learning announces the launch of its latest enhancements for award-winning Study Island, a web-based instruction, practice and learning program built from individual state testing standards.

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New Vocab-U-Sounds Fun Sheets From Super Duper Publications

Super Duper Publications has introduced Vocab-U-Sounds Fun Sheets, a new reproducible workbook and printable CD for ages 5 to 11 (grades K to 5).

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Shmoop Returns to Middle School With Great Reads

Shmoop, a digital publishing company, now offers the best stories in Young Adult Literature.

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SAS Curriculum Pathways Registers Record Sign-ups

SAS Curriculum Pathways has registered a record 70,000 teachers and 18,000 schools in the US for its enhanced online education resources.

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Mass. School Officials Fix Menu After 'KKK Chicken' Typo

About 6,500 students in four city grammar schools took home new menus yesterday to replace the ones they got on Monday which school officials say listed "KKK Chicken Tenders" by mistake.

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School Reform Changes Disappoint Iowa Governor

Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday expressed disappointment that lawmakers have “watered down” the wide-ranging education reform proposal he introduced last month.

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San Francisco School Board Skips Seniority in Layoffs

The San Francisco school board took on teacher seniority rights Tuesday night in planning for layoffs, voting to save the jobs of all 70 teachers in 14 low-performing schools when the district hands out pink slips in two weeks.

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Education Leaders Push Forward on Southern Prince George’s School Construction

Prince George’s County education leaders said Tuesday evening they are moving ahead with various school construction projects in southern Prince George’s.

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