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Q&A: Superintendent Patrick Darfler Sweeney talks master consolidation

Patrick Darfler Sweeney, superintendent of Hunter-Tannersville Central School District in upstate New York, has shown that through shared resources and some unique thinking, districts can continue to be forward thinking despite shrinking budgets.

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Most Common Core states not aligned to math graduation standards

Out of the 45 states that have adopted the Common Core, only 11 states and the District of Columbia have high school math graduation requirements that align to the new standards, says a new study.

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Profile: Superintendent Tom Johnstone driven by social justice

Superintendent of Wiseburn (Calif.) School District has been recognized for improving academic performance by collaborating with local universities and corporations, and for leading the push for Wiseburn to have its own high school.

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Be a source for our story on parent engagement platforms

What should districts consider when selecting a digital parent engagement platform? If you can be a source, please follow the link to contact us.

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In My Corner On The Moon: Helping Children Heal From Traumatic Experiences

Narrated by 12-year-old Abigail, the book is written in a straightforward but gentle style and has a strong psycho-educational component. The idea is to normalize the response that many children have to overwhelming events in their lives.

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New Haven names finalists for superintendent of schools

Two out-of-state educators and an assistant superintendent of schools for the district are the finalists in the running to replace retiring schools chief Reginald Mayo.

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Osborne: 'Carefully considering' Ann Arbor schools superintendent position

The man Ann Arbor school board members say is the right man for the job is thoughtfully weighing the move with his family, which the Board of Education voted 7-0 to offer him.

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Alvord USD (Calif.) picks Sid Salazar as new superintendent

Sid Salazar, assistant superintendent for Quality Neighborhood Schools in San Diego Unified School District, will start work July 29.

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St. Paul school district affirms efforts to close achievement gap

The policy, approved by the school board this week, is believed to be the second such document enacted by a state school district, and it finds the district vowing to fight and overcome “inequity and institutional racism” to ensure all students succeed.

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Bullying still in collective consciousness of Western Mass. school districts

Two local school districts saddened by bullying-related suicides have reported that the issue remains firmly in the collective consciousness of administrators, teachers, parents and students although the headlines have faded.

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