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North Carolina abolishes teacher tenure: What’s next?

North Carolina, a state once seen at the forefront of progressive education policy, has become a battleground where reformers and teachers’ advocates are clashing over a wide-ranging new voucher program and the elimination of tenure-based pay.

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Edmodo unveils streamlined redesign

Edmodo’s new version offers a simplified user interface and cross-device consistency, making daily teaching activities easier. The new design makes it easy for teachers to safely use the social networking tool in the classroom, exciting learners daily with dynamic new content across class subjects.

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Edgenuity approved as a Missouri Virtual Instruction program provider

Approved courses must align with national and state standards, ensuring all students receive rigorous, high-quality preparation in core and elective content areas.

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How schools are preventing athletic emergencies

With the start of football and the rest of the 2013-2014 school athletic calendar, districts are looking at new laws and training recommendations to help avoid deadly health problems among the 7.5 million students who will play high school sports this year.

Boston Public Schools' vendor loses flash drive with data on 21,000 students

A vendor contracted by the Boston Public School system to print student identification badges lost a flash drive with basic data for more than 21,000 middle and high school students, prompting the school system to redesign the badges to prevent the lost data from being misused, officials said.

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Flexbooks help Georgia district keep up with math mandates

Henry County Schools in suburban Atlanta spent just over $100,000 to have iPads for all students in each math classroom in grades 3 through 10.

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School prioritize maintenance, air quality, and function in flooring

From maintenance to color to price, the options for a school floor—an investment that is expected to last 25 to 30 years—are numerous.

The police state mindset in our public schools

Instead of making the schools safer, we've simply managed to make them more authoritarian.

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Jeb Bush vs. Matt Damon on schools and testing

Here is an unlikely duel: It's Jeb Bush, former Florida governor and possible 2016 GOP presidential hopeful, vs. Matt Damon, actor and activist, over school accountability measures.

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Hillsborough County (Fla.) single-gender schools find success

In 2011, the Hillsborough County school district took the unusual step of embracing single-gender education, establishing separate boys’ and girls’ academies in a pair of middle schools in east Tampa.

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