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Adaptive leadership, Common Core integration, and the student inquiry model among topics explored in new Discovery Education webinar series

Offered to educators nationwide at no cost, this series commences with a conversation on adaptive leadership featuring Ed Massey, immediate past president of the National School Boards Association.

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School violence lands more than 90,000 a year in the ER, study finds

While cuts and bruises were the most common injuries at 40 percent, fractures accounted for 12 percent, brain injuries for 10 percent and sprains and strains another 7 percent. The vast majority of injuries — 96 percent — were the result of an assault.

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Controversy plagues school mental health screening

Experts say many teens are struggling with untreated mental illness -- yet, school officials around the country are grappling with the best way to offer mental health services in a patchwork, underfunded system.

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Tennessee Department of Education names Skyward a preferred vendor

With Skyward, Tennessee school districts will benefit from a comprehensive web-based system that integrates all the key elements to manage student learning in one centralized system that minimizes data entry and ensures accuracy.

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Florida officials propose nearly 100 changes to Common Core

Aimed at incorporating public input and assuaging criticism, the new recommendations include adding 52 new calculus standards, requiring students to master cursive writing and introducing money concepts in first grade, instead of second.

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Nokia Education Delivery System wins 2013 PublicAffairsAsia Gold Standard Award

The GLPDN uses the Diagnostic Teaching Model (DTM) developed by the International Reading Association, a worldwide membership association of reading teachers and literacy researchers, to support the training of literacy instructors in developing countries.

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Culture computes in Washington's Kent School District

Students whose families speak among 138 different languages learn together in the classrooms at Kent School District in Washington. To address the linguistic and economic challenges, administrators have worked hard to build innovative language and technology programs.

CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

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AASA announces finalists for 2014 National Superintendent of the Year

The four finalists are Alberto Carvalho, Miami-Dade Public Schools; Terry Grier, Houston Independent School District; Kevin Maxwell, Anne Arundel County Public Schools (Maryland).; and Michele Taylor, Calhoun City Schools (Georgia).

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ASCD Announces Updates to Free EduCore™ Common Core Implementation Tool

ASCD, the global education community, announced new features available on its free Common Core implementation tool ASCD EduCore™. For the new year, the updated EduCore website features simpler navigation and expanded resources.

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