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Florida charter school leaves parents searching for spots

Dozens of Pinellas families are scrambling to find schools for their children after a St. Petersburg charter school abruptly held a new lottery for admission just four days before the first day of school.

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Russell Greenholt promoted to superintendent in Pennsylvania district

Conewago Valley's board of directors has approved promoting current Assistant Superintendent Russell Greenholt as the replacement for current Superintendent Rebecca Harbaugh when she retires in January.

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New York district hires new superintendent of schools

The Union Springs Central School District Board of Education appointed Jarrett Powers to lead the district as its superintendent of schools. He fills the position made vacant by Linda Rice, who earlier this spring resigned as superintendent, a position she's held since 2004. Powers joins the Union Springs district from Ithaca, where he served as principal of Ithaca High School.

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Fuel Education and LearnBop partner on math tutoring and analytics

Fuel Education is partnering with LearnBop this fall to offer LearnBop through its Fuel Education's personalized learning platform, PEAK. Further, in the coming months Fuel Education will also make LearnBop available through its PEAK Library.

South Carolina education board to consider conduct grades

South Carolina Board of Education members are weighing whether grades for students’ conduct should be included on report cards. A proposal would require all districts to give students a letter grade for their effort, punctuality and neatness.

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Imagine Learning and Scantron form alliance

Imagine Learning is partnering with Scantron to combine Scantron’s online assessments with the Imagine Learning platform.

S.C. district enhances science curriculum with Discovery Education’s digital textbook

Charleston County School District and Discovery Education announced an expansion of their partnership that brings Discovery Education’s digital science textbook to elementary and middle school classrooms districtwide. Through this expansion, students will have access to Discovery Education’s Science Techbook series.

$25.5 million bond issue on ballot in Iowa City

Solon Community School District residents will head to the polls next month to vote on funding for new facilities. Funding from the $25.5 million bond issue would pay for a new middle school, a new performing arts center, and renovations to create a new special education classroom.

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School bond headed to referendum in New Hanover County

The North Carolina county's residents will vote on a $160 million school bond in November. The general obligation bond would fund the construction of several new county schools and the renovations of others.

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$250 million school plan approved in Illinois district

Rockford is moving forward with a massive 10-year plan to revamp its elementary schools. Under the $250 million plan, eight elementary schools will close, two new ones will be built, and improvements will be made at the rest of the schools.

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