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Conn. Education Agency Draws Scrutiny

Connecticut auditors are examining the relationship between the Department of Education and a Middletown agency called the State Education Resource Center, which paid more than a quarter million dollars to two consultants without competitive bidding.

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Texas School District Reassigns 2 Amid Fed Probe

El Paso (Texas) Independent School District officials said that a high school principal and administrator have been reassigned amid a federal probe into allegations that students were improperly placed in grades to improve ratings.

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Calif. School Districts Review Parent Notification Policies in Wake of Sierra LaMar's Disappearance

Responding to parent pressure after the disappearance of Sierra La Mar, the Morgan Hill (Calif.) Unified School District began notifying parents in the morning as well as evening if their children don't show up to school.

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Struggle Over How to Evaluate Special Ed Teachers

Spurred by the U.S. Department of Education's $4.35 billion Race to the Top grant competition, more than a dozen states have passed laws to reform how teachers are evaluated and include student growth as a component. For most students, that growth will be measured on standardized tests. But for special education students that is considerably more complicated.

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Food Insecurity & the Obesity-Hunger Conundrum


What is the relationship between obesity and hunger? How can they exist side by side?

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The "Age of Mobilism" in K12 education


An interactive discussion about classroom applications of mobile technology.

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Breakthrough Clorox Product Marks New Era in Cafeteria Degreasing

The new Clorox degreasing products utilize unique technology to remove heavy-duty, grease-related soils found in various foodservice operations, from commercial kitchens in restaurants and hotels, to cafeterias in schools, universities and offices.

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Samsung Introduces Tod Pike as New Senior VP of Enterprise Business Division

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the hire of Tod Pike, formerly of Canon USA Inc.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Algebra 1 Common Core App Honored

HMH Fuse: Algebra 1 Common Core App has been named an Official Honoree in the Experimental & Innovation category in the 16th Annual Webby Awards. 

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Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Selects CTB/McGraw-Hill to Develop Next Generation of Assessments for Common Core

CTB will develop nearly 10,000 test items for new assessments that will help schools evaluate students' progress toward meeting the Common Core State Standards.

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