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Baltimore, Howard Counties' Superintendent Searches Collide

By the time the Howard County Board of Education made its final decision this week to offer its open superintendent of schools position to Renee Foose, its only other candidate for the position, S. Dallas Dance, had already accepted a similar offer from the Baltimore County Board of Education.

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Conn. Reform Advocates Blame 'Weak' Education Bill On Closed-Door Meetings

Six groups that support education reform criticized the "weak version" of the education reform bill the legislature's Education Committee approved Monday, saying it was developed behind closed doors with a "lack of transparency."

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Chicago Teachers, District Settle Lawsuit Over Longer School Day Pilot

Teachers in Chicago public schools that agreed to pilot a longer school day starting this past fall will be paid an extra $1,500 under a new deal announced.

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Education Secretary Duncan: Mission Not Yet Accomplished

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will testify this before the House Education and Workforce Committee on his department’s budget. He spoke to The Hill’s comment editor, Emmanuel Touhey, about his priorities and his political future.

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Seattle Schools' Goal: to Create Arts Education for Everyone

Seattle school officials are using a $1 million grant to try to craft a comprehensive, K-12 arts curriculum — something that the district hasn't had in decades, if ever.

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New York City Schools Want to Ban 'Loaded Words' from Tests

Divorce. Dinosaurs, Birthdays. Religion. Halloween. Christmas. Television. These are a few of the 50-plus words and references the New York City Department of Education is hoping to ban from the city’s standardized tests.

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Chief Educational Technology/Innovation Officer


Mesa Public Schools is a K-12 district located 16 miles east of Phoenix in a suburban residential community supportive of education. The position of Chief Educational Technology/Innovation Officer provides leadership and direction for the Information Systems and Educational Technology Departments.

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Is Fruit Juice a Healthy Beverage for Kids?


Nutrition experts weigh in to dispel the myths associated with fruit juice consumption by children.

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Education and Technology Advocates Announce the LEAD Commission

The Leading Education by Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission will develop a blueprint detailing the opportunity for using technology as a catalyst to transform and improve American education. 

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Byrne Creek Secondary School Wins ASCD Award

ASCD, the international education leadership association, announced that Byrne Creek Secondary School in British Columbia, is the 2012 winner of the association’s Vision in Action: The ASCD Whole Child Award. 

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