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More money doesn't mean better schools

The correlation between school spending and student achievement is far weaker than commonly thought.

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Equitable spending the key to education

Education has become highly competitive. We hear about district, statewide, national and international data. We hear politicians and interest groups tell us their interpretation of this data, which they use as a basis to further their agendas. Unfortunately, the resulting headlines don’t always tell the whole story.

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Is access to a charter school a civil right?

If the linkage can be established between a student’s civil right to a free and appropriate education, their attempt to enter a charter school and subsequent denial of same because of an existing law (the charter school cap), then the aforementioned barristers will have created the potential for a landmark case, comparable to any in the annals of education law in Massachusetts.

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State aid increases to S.D. school districts

The South Dakota Legislature has passed a 2 percent increase in state aid to school districts despite concerns that the measure shifts some costs to local property taxpayers.

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Washington district offers top leadership position to Steve McCullough

The Tonasket School District's board has offered the superintendent position to Steve McCullough, who is currently the school superintendent in Curlew.

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East Valley School District hires new superintendent

The Washington district has offered the position of superintendent to Patrick Kelly Shea, a Spokane native who is currently superintendent of the Sequim School District.

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Oregon superintendent joins Ohio Department of Education

Lonny Rivera is stepping down as superintendent at Oregon City Schools after two years to take a position as the associate superintendent for the Ohio Department of Education.

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Privacy pitfalls as education apps spread haphazardly

Scores of education technology start-ups are marketing new digital learning tools directly to teachers. But the new digital tools have also left school district technology directors scrambling to keep track of which companies are collecting students’ information — and how they are using it.

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What teens are learning from podcasts

A growing number of educators are using podcasts to motivate their classrooms, improve students’ listening skills, and address education requirements set by the Common Core state standards.

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New digital signage portfolio revealed

LG Electronics USA introduced new digital signage products, including Ultra HD signage displays and an expanded line of displays featuring the commercial version of its webOS platform.

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