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Archipelago Learning’s Study Island Introduces Product Enhancements and Common Core Benchmarking Program

Archipelago Learning announces the launch of its latest enhancements for award-winning Study Island, a web-based instruction, practice and learning program built from individual state testing standards.

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New Vocab-U-Sounds Fun Sheets From Super Duper Publications

Super Duper Publications has introduced Vocab-U-Sounds Fun Sheets, a new reproducible workbook and printable CD for ages 5 to 11 (grades K to 5).

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Shmoop Returns to Middle School With Great Reads

Shmoop, a digital publishing company, now offers the best stories in Young Adult Literature.

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SAS Curriculum Pathways Registers Record Sign-ups

SAS Curriculum Pathways has registered a record 70,000 teachers and 18,000 schools in the US for its enhanced online education resources.

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Mass. School Officials Fix Menu After 'KKK Chicken' Typo

About 6,500 students in four city grammar schools took home new menus yesterday to replace the ones they got on Monday which school officials say listed "KKK Chicken Tenders" by mistake.

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School Reform Changes Disappoint Iowa Governor

Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday expressed disappointment that lawmakers have “watered down” the wide-ranging education reform proposal he introduced last month.

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San Francisco School Board Skips Seniority in Layoffs

The San Francisco school board took on teacher seniority rights Tuesday night in planning for layoffs, voting to save the jobs of all 70 teachers in 14 low-performing schools when the district hands out pink slips in two weeks.

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Education Leaders Push Forward on Southern Prince George’s School Construction

Prince George’s County education leaders said Tuesday evening they are moving ahead with various school construction projects in southern Prince George’s.

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Duncan Applauds Colorado School Reforms

If you want to talk about schools, the top guy to talk to is Arne Duncan. Tuesday morning, he met with about 400 students, teachers, parents, and community leaders in Denver to have a conversation about fixing slumping schools.

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Meryl Streep Makes a Second $10,000 Donation in Honor of Viola Davis

For the second time this week, actress Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 for the benefit of a R.I. educational program dear to her friend, Central Falls native Viola Davis.

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