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Calming NYC Schools With a Broader Approach to Troubled Students

Mark Ossenheimer, principal of the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation in the Bronx, threw out a name to add to the list of teenagers in trouble.

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Teacher Surveys for Race to the Top Begin in a Georgia District

Rockdale County principals and teachers will be sharpening their pencils over the next few months to get up to speed on a pilot program for evaluating staff as part of the Race to the Top grant program.

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Proposed Ohio Bill Would Expand Voucher Program to All Districts

Not all public school educators opposed Senate Bill 5, though more than a few administrators and school board members stood beside the teachers’ unions in working to repeal the controversial collective bargaining law.

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Indiana AG Says School Bus Fees Unconstitutional

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced on Thursday that he will ask the State Board of Accounts to review a school corporation's transportation arrangement that charges parents fees for children to ride school buses.

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"Great News" on West County (Calif.) Schools Debt, Superintendent Says

The West Contra Costa school district is on the verge of breaking free of long-standing, crippling debt caused by "financial disasters" of two decades ago, said schools Superintendent Bruce Harter.

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Annual Report Shows Achievement Gap Closing in Pittsburgh, But Long Road Ahead

More students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools scored in the proficient or advanced ranges for reading and math in the 2010-2011 school year than did four years ago. That’s according to the seventh annual Report to the Community on Public School Progress in Pittsburgh, released by A+ Schools, an education advocacy group.

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GOP Hopefuls Would Limit Federal Role in Education

When it comes to education, the Republican field of presidential candidates has a unified stance: Get the federal government out of schools. How they'd do that varies.

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ParentLink Releases New Set of K12 Email Tools

ParentLink announced the release of TruSend, its new set of email tools for users of the ParentLink communication platform. TruSend gives schools additional tools that improve the quality of the appearance, delivery and management of email messages.

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Chicago Schools Fails to Close Performance Gap

Twenty years of reform efforts and programs targeting low-income families in Chicago Public Schools has only widened the performance gap between white and African-American students, a troubling trend at odds with what has occurred nationally.

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School Health Assessment Tools.

Find handy checklists, surveys and other tools that you can use to monitor the effectiveness of your school wellness policy.

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