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Colorado Judge: State Education Finance System Unconstitutional

Denver District Court Judge Sheila A. Rappaport ordered Dec. 9 that the state of Colorado reform its Public School Finance Act to make sure public education meets the state constitution’s guarantee that the state will provide a “thorough and uniform” system of public schools.

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Former POW Jessica Lynch Finishing Teaching Degree

Jessica Lynch was just 19 when the world first saw her — a broken, blond soldier caught on combat video in Iraq, her face wearing something between a grimace and a grin.

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California Education Groups Decry Budget Cuts

A statewide coalition of educational leaders decried massive new budget cuts to public schools Wednesday, saying they would consider legal action and pursue new school-funding initiatives.

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Training on Track, Communication Lacks, Nashville Schools Told

A national panel of education experts is lauding Metro school leaders for creating a cooperative culture, effectively training principals and using data to make decisions.

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Freeport (Ill.) School District Saves $19,560 and Increases Student Safety With Zonar’s Fleet Management System

In the first year of using Zonar V2J, a high definition GPS and real-time vehicle diagnostics device , the district reported a savings of 6,102 gallons of fuel, or $19,560 due to idle time reductions and improved route management.

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Luidia More Than Doubles OEM Revenue in Record-Breaking Year

Luidia Inc. recently announced a record year propelled by major partnerships with leading technology companies and continued rapid adoption of its eBeam interactive whiteboard technology.

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Student Data Project Moves Ahead in N.Y.

New York is moving forward with a plan to build a database to track the academic lives of students statewide, restarting a process halted by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli over privacy concerns.

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Solutions for Dropout Prevention


This report, written by Christoph Knoess, spells out the promise of data-driven decision making; the habits that undermine the impact of IT; the five principles of Learner Relationship Management; and finally, the five principles of effective drop-out prevention.

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Report: Maine College Grads Earn 50 Percent More

A college education is more expensive than ever, but a new report by the Mitchell Institute indicates it can still pay off for Mainers.

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A Growing Number of Utah Schools Customize Student Learning with Lexia Reading

To boost the performance of struggling readers and improve reading proficiency for all students, schools in Granite, Jordan and Washington districts have turned to the Lexia Reading software program.

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