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Detroit Public Schools Enrollment Slide Continues

By fall, the Detroit Public Schools will enroll 49,852 students, down from more than 160,000 students a decade ago, according to a proposed 2012-13 budget released by the district Thursday.

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Scranton Pa. School District Saves $2M on Health Care

The Scranton School District will save more than $2 million this year on health care, officials announced at a meeting with employees on Wednesday.

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Middle Schoolers Bully Bus Monitor, 68, With Stream of Profanity, Jeers

A profanity-laced video of middle school students in upstate New York verbally abusing a bus monitor is sparking an outpouring of support as strangers worldwide rally to her side.

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Post-Katrina School Firings Wrongful

Thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina scattered the populations and shut down the city and its schools, a Louisiana judge ruled Wednesday.

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Mo. Education Officials to Test New Evaluations

Missouri education officials will be testing a new teacher evaluation system in the upcoming school year.

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Stalled Push to Close Charter’s Disabled-Student Gap

As a new federal report found that charter schools aren’t enrolling as many special-education students as traditional public schools, legislation designed to address that imbalance in New York remains stalled.

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Study Finds HMH’s Singapore Math Program Dramatically Raises Math Achievement in N.J.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced the results of a study touting the effectiveness of its popular Math in Focus: Singapore Math by Marshall Cavendish program.

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Learning Resources Announces Winners of Nationwide Teacher Grant

Three educators will receive $2,000 in portable interactive technology for their classrooms as winners of a nationwide teacher grant from Learning Resources.

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ASCD Announces Free 2012 Summer Boot Camp Webinar Series

The summer boot camp webinars are presented by internationally recognized experts and run from June to September.

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GuideK12 Announces Chuck Amos as CEO

GuideK12, the only geovisual analytics company serving the education market, is delighted to announce Chuck Amos as the new CEO for the organization.

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