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N.J. Principal Recognized as 'Visionary' Leader in Education

Salem High School Principal Dr. Gregory Dunham said he’s had some great moments in his 13 years as principal, but nothing quite as humbling as an award he recently received.

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New Marshall County Schools (W.Va.) Superintendent Plans ‘Infrastructure’ Administration

With 34 years of teaching experience, all in Marshall County, Michael Hince said he feels confident in his abilities to focus on curriculum and adapting to challenges facing teachers and students.

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Help on the Way for Low Performing Ark. Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Arkansas will receive $5.3 million to continue efforts to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program.

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Up to 50 Dallas ISD Schools Could See New Principals Next Year

Forty to 50 Dallas ISD schools will have new principals next fall as Superintendent Mike Miles presses his leadership overhaul to rally a struggling district.

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Charter School Demand in Mass. Disputed

Waiting list totals can count students more than once, a review of state data found.

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Sequestration Hits Impact Aid Districts

Most districts won’t feel the impact of sequester cuts for another year. But Silver Valley (Calif.) USD is already facing the harsh reality of nearly $500,000 in funding cuts this year alone.

Education Schools Innovate to Supply STEM Teachers

Several model education programs are leading the charge to fulfill President Barack Obama's call for 100,000 highly qualified STEM teachers over the next decade, and to get them ready for the much-anticipated new K-12 math and science standards.

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Is All of 12th Grade Necessary for All Students?

With the coming of spring, so comes the rite of senioritis, that time when high school seniors do very little of an academic nature, and, as a result, often get themselves into trouble due to having too much time, accompanied by too little structure.

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TipSoft for Education

Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.

Increasing Teacher Success with Online, Collaborative PD

Watch the archive edition for case studies about how synchronous PD is increasing teacher success.

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