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Partnership signed between Generation Ready and LDC

Generation Ready, a professional learning and school improvement service provider, has signed a national partnership with Literacy Design Collaborative, a national community of professional educators that delivers tools and resources to help students with the Common Core State Standards.

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DA Daily is breaking for the holidays

DA Daily is taking a few days off for the holidays. Today's DA Daily will be the last edition of 2014, and we will return with the new year on Jan. 5.

SKILLS program adopted by Arizona school district

Maricopa USD implemented the Skills Behavior Intervention Plan Builder. The program is designed to address challenging behaviors commonly displayed by individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental and behavioral disorders.

Language requirement doesn't make the cut for Minneapolis schools

A new policy will not require Minneapolis students to take world language classes or ethnic studies before they graduate.

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Charter schools are resegregating Delaware schools

Last week, the ACLU and CLASI filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights showing that the implementation of the Charter School Law of 1995 has had a discriminatory impact on students of color and students with disabilities in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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Mississippi schools tackle the problem of hungry students

Nearly a third of all children in Mississippi are food insecure, according to a report by Feeding America. Teachers, administrators and staffers sometimes have to step in to make sure students get the food they need.

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Ann Arbor school board to consider changing high school start times

Sleep-deprived Ann Arbor teens who dread waking up by 7 a.m. or earlier for school each weekday could have reason to rejoice next year. Ann Arbor school officials are considering a later start for high schools.

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How game theory helped improve New York City’s high school application process

To middle-school students and their parents, the high-school admissions process is a grueling and universally loathed rite of passage. But as awful as it can be, it used to be much worse.

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Concussion suit could spell end of football at some Illinois high schools

High school football could cease to exist in some towns if a concussion lawsuit filed against the Illinois High School Association succeeds, officials with the organization said Friday.

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More parents think Cleveland schools are getting worse than improving, school choice survey says

Of the eight large cities surveyed, only Philadelphia parents had a lower opinion of school progress than Cleveland parents, with even Detroit residents more likely to believe schools there are improving than here.

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