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Foxborough School District to Focus on Community Relations, Student Achievement in 2012-13

In advance of students returning to Foxborough Public Schools on Tuesday, Sept. 4, the town’s School Committee reviewed and approved the district’s goals for the 2012-13 at Monday’s meeting.

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Bill to Overhaul California Teacher Evaluations Advances

In a showdown pitting unions against education reformers and school districts, a bill to overhaul teacher evaluations passed a major legislative hurdle late Wednesday when it was approved by the Senate Education Committee.

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Progress in Washington Schools, But Too Few Grads

Washington students are making steady progress on state tests, but too many – especially minority kids – are still failing to reach the big goal of graduating from high school on time, state education officials said Wednesday.

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Early-Bird Registration Open for Inaugural Event, Keynoted by Award-Winning Educator Chris Lehmann

Attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Leadership Forum 2012, Oct. 21-23 in Indianapolis, is a prime opportunity for school leaders from around the country to explore these critical issues and identify solutions that will help them leverage the power of technology to ensure that all students graduate ready for success in college and career.

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Online Speech Therapy Helps Union County School System Better Serve Its Special Needs Students

To overcome the costs and time constraints associated with speech language pathologists (SLPs) traveling to the district’s extremely rural school locations and to lessen the case load for current SLPs in the district, Union County School System in northern Georgia adopted PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online speech therapy services to K-12 students.

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Schools Accelerate Student Achievement With Scientific Learning Corporation’s Software-As-A-Service Offering

ith the implementation of MySciLEARN™, Scientific Learning’s new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering, Scientific Learning Corp. and its customers have made significant strides to help more students than ever accelerate their acquisition of the cognitive, language, and reading skills essential for learning success.

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Increasing Teacher Success with Online, Collaborative PD


Watch the archive edition for case studies about how synchronous PD is increasing teacher success.

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Assessment Tools for School Wellness


Survey for principals: a checklist examining food and physical activity wellness policies at the school level

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Non-food Ways to Reward Student Achievement


K12 experts explain why food should not be used as a reward or punishment for a child’s behavior.

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LightRaise from SMART Technologies.


Now you can bring learning to life with vibrant, engaging, interactive content on almost any surface. Watch the 20-minute LightRaise overview.

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