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Integrate the Common Core Standards With New Tool

As the majority of public schools in the country begin to map their curriculum to the new Common Core State Standards, PD developer School Improvement Network has created the Learning Progression Tool that will help educators make quick and powerful use of the standards.

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Cost-effective solutions for serving students healthful foods.

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Seeking Savings in Special Ed


Accelerating costs are driving some districts to outsource these services

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Kentucky's Hybrid School Bus Fleet is Leading the Nation, Cutting Fuel Costs

A statewide push to use more hybrid electric school buses could save Jefferson County Public Schools more than $75,000 a year in gas.

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Education Law's Promise Falls Short After 10 Years

The No Child Left Behind education law was cast as a symbol of possibility, offering the promise of improved schools for the nation’s poor and minority children and better prepared students in a competitive world.

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More Chicago Schools Will Start Longer Days

Chicago schools that voted for a longer day starting in January will add that extra 90 minutes daily when students return to classes Monday.

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Alabama's Former Teacher of the Year Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

A former Teacher of the Year at an Alabama elementary school admitted to molesting over 21 girls during his 25-year career, police said on Thursday.

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Worries Mount Over Lack of Physical Education

With public schools cutting back on spending for physical education, some members of Congress want to intervene, worried that the nation's schools are churning out too many fat kids.

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No Disabled Student Left Behind

We have made major strides over the past decades in improving educational levels of students with disabilities.

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Court Sets Hearing in MIssissippi School Case

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Jan. 18 in New Orleans in a lawsuit that claims a 9-year-old girl was checked out of a south Mississippi school six times by an unauthorized man who then raped her.

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