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A Delaware District Could Lose $2.5 Million In Federal Race To The Top Funds

In a unique move, Delaware education officials have threatened to withhold $2.5 million in federal funding from a district for failing to provide its teachers with sufficient time dedicated to planning.

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Suspension Rate Remains High for Blacks in Des Moines Schools

Disparities continue to exist in suspension rates among Des Moines elementary, middle and high schools as well as among the district’s racial groups despite educators’ attempts to tighten the gaps, district data shows.

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Schools in Mo. Rethink Teacher-Student Contact on Facebook, Twitter

School districts are reviewing guidelines to better define the use of social media in classrooms, as educators grapple with the benefits and drawbacks of online relationships.

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59 Ann Arbor (Mich.) Employees Top $100,000 in 2010

A total of 59 employees of the Ann Arbor Public Schools earned more than $100,000 in 2010, the most recent data that's available.

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A N.J. District Says Bullying Law is a Drain on Resources

The Ridgewood school district is unhappy with a state mandate requiring schools to follow strict procedures for New Jersey's new anti-bullying law.

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2 Imagine Charter Schools in St. Louis to Close

The sponsor of the six under performing Imagine charter schools announced that two will close at the end of the school year and four are on probation due to academic, financial and leadership failure.

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E-rate Petition Gains Nationwide Support

Funds For Learning announces that the E-rate stakeholder-driven effort to support the E-rate program is gaining national support. More than 900 E-rate stakeholders have added their signatures in support of the open letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski requesting the commission increase funding to the E-rate program.

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Free Online Tool From Pearson Helps Students Improve Achievement on AIMS

When Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) reports are released this month, students will have open access to a powerful new tool for improving student achievement in reading, mathematics, and science with Pearson's Perspective.

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ASCD Announces GlobalScholar as Lead Partner for 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

GlobalScholar has joined Discovery Education as a lead partner for ASCD’s 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show. From March 24 to 26 in Philadelphia, Pa., the association’s 67th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, "A Collective Call to Action," will explore what committed educators are doing to support the success of each learner.

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Learning First Alliance Welcomes New Board Members

Six new board members will bring fresh insights as Learning First Alliance advocates for the advancement of U.S. public education.

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