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Derry Township School District Considers 'Common Sense' Changes to Weapons Policy

When is a cake knife like a shotgun? When a student takes that cake knife to a Derry Township School District building to celebrate a birthday.

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SCHOOL BELLS: Some Texas County Superintendents Buck Trend on Salaries

Some of the school districts in Tom Green County bucked the statewide trend and gave raises to superintendents for this school year, while San Angelo ISD and Grape Creek ISD followed the trend and froze their top administrators' salaries.

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Malloy Outlines Broad Principles for Education Reform

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today outlined six broad principles that he says will guide the debate on education reform next year, including "intensive interventions" by the state in troubled school systems and a lighter bureaucratic touch at successful ones.

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Paul Vallas, Former New Orleans Schools Chief, Takes Job in Connecticut

Paul Vallas has built his reputation by taking on enormous jobs. He headed public school systems in Chicago and Philadelphia, two of the top 10 biggest districts in the U.S.

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Key Obama K-12 Programs Won Out in Budget Deal

The final budget deal funding the U.S. Department of Education through Sept. 30 of next year reflects the Obama administration's success in fending off House Republican efforts to scrap programs such as Race to the Top, Investing in Innovation, and School Improvement Grants, all administration priorities.

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New School Superintendent From Houston Goes to Moore County School System in North Carolina

Aaron Spence will take over as the new superintendent of Moore County schools in February.

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Stanford Professor Wins Grawemeyer Award for Book on Inequity in Education

School districts across the country often spend less on instruction for low-income and minority students, and it’s one of the main reasons the United States no longer leads the world in education, as it did 40 years ago.

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AMX Charges into 2012 Shipping Enova DVX-3150HD All-In-One Presentation Switcher as Scheduled

AMX, the leading provider of solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments, announced the scheduled immediate availability of the Enova DVX-3150HD All-In-One Presentation Switcher.

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New Tool Makes PD Planning Simple

School Improvement Network has added yet another tool to its professional development platform, PD 360. The new addition, My Portfolio, is a groundbreaking function that gives educators the opportunity to create, share, and implement personalized professional learning plans.

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Hitachi Raises the Bar With New Installation Series Projectors

Delivering unmatched reliability and quality, flexibility and the lowest cost of ownership on the market, Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group is introducing its new Installation Series projectors.

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