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Sex Education in Schools? Report Finds Most Parents Favor It

Among the nation’s young people, those in the South suffer the worst rates of sexually transmitted infections such as HIV, according to a new study that finds little resistance among parents in the region for age-appropriate sex education in schools.

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Common Core Setting a New Education Standard for Ohio

The Common Core will replace Ohio's state standards adopted in 2002. Prior to then, local districts developed their own curriculum standards.

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A look at the nation’s premier environmental sustainability competition for students


Take project-based learning to a whole new level with the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge.in grades K-12.

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Abdul-Jabbar Campaigns for Science, Math Studies to Chicago Students

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — author, ambassador and former Los Angeles Laker superstar — joined Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Sunday in working to score points with Chicago high school students on the importance of learning math and science and preparing for careers outside of sports and entertainment, such as in engineering and technology.

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Practical advice:


Create a healthy and budget-friendly foods menu at your school.

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Broad Missouri Education Overhaul Faces Stumbles

Missouri legislators entered the session with aspirations for major education reform, but a lack of consensus on some of the thornier proposals has imperiled the prospects of any schools overhaul getting approved this year.

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San Mateo (Calif.) at the Center of School-Renovation Boom

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act may be winding down, but there's another economic stimulus taking place in and around San Mateo (Calif.), where two school districts are spending hundreds of millions of dollars overhauling their facilities.

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Follett Announces More Ways for Educators to Experience ‘New Leaf in Learning Conference’

In addition to complete registration opportunities, Follett recently announced it will make available single-day passes for its annual conference March 21-23 in Schaumburg, Ill.

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Extron SME 100 Now Shipping

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the SME 100, a live H.264 encoder for streaming audio, video, and computer-video signals. 

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Turnitin’s Free 30-Minute Webcast Series Helps Educators Advance Student Writing

Turnitin has launched a free webcast series to help educators teach students the importance of authentic writing and advance their writing skills. 

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