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What Can U.S. Schools Learn from Foreign Counterparts?

If the results of the most recent international achievement tests were graded on a curve, U.S. students probably would rank somewhere in the B range. They placed 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in mathematics among 70 countries whose 15-year-olds participated in the 2009 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) testing, the latest figures available.

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New Oregon Education Legislation Focuses on Improving Early Childhood Services

The education goal set by the Oregon legislature in 2011 is clear.

But the way the goal is to be reached is still cloudy and will come into sharper focus during this year's legislative session, which begins today.

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Durham School Board Fights New Charter

Durham, North Carolina leaders are taking a stand against a new charter high school planned for the Research Triangle Park area, saying it will siphon money from traditional public schools and lead to further racial segregation.

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Education 2.0: Can Digital Learning Day Begin a Classroom Revolution?

With iPads making their way into kindergarten classrooms from Maine to Tennessee, it may seem like a given that American education is embracing technology for the rising generation.

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Student Response Systems duked it out.Which student response system is best for your district?


Did you miss our webinar where representatives from the leading providers explain the benefits and differences of their systems in our Virtual Product Shootout. That’s OK, the archived version is now available.

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Practical advice:


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

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Tip Sheet:


Cost-effective solutions for serving students healhtful foods.

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Wireless School: Confused Yet?


Don't let confusion dictate your network. Come out of the wiring closet and learn about reliable wireless networking with secure mobility as well as complete visibility and automated management for all wireless devices.

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No Chalk Needed: Schools Use Interactive White Boards

From playing math games to editing writing assignments, interactive white boards are engaging students in their work at Spring Street School in Massachusetts.

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Group Seeks Public Input on Idea for Charter School

A group of New Jersey residents are in the early stages of gauging the public’s opinion about the idea of founding a charter school in Freehold Borough.

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