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Access to alternative education a must

When these requirements are fully phased in, to earn a regular diploma, students must pass four years of English, three years of science and three years of math beyond pre-algebra, in addition to separate tests on the "common core" skills of reading, math, and writing.

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Pre-Civil War graveyard discovered at Manassas-Area School (Va.) construction site

The graves were found about 1,900 feet south of the intersection of Hoadly Road and Independence Drive near Dale City in the Manassas-area of the county, said Phil Kavits, director of communications for Prince William County Public Schools.

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Construction of arts and athletics center to begin at Montrose School (Mass.)

Jennifer Schiller, director of institutional advancement at the Montrose School, said the building—slated to be completed in the late summer of 2014—will be used for concerts, musicals, and theater performances as well as sporting events.

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Twenty-one districts join ‘Teaming for Transformation II’

Teaming for Transformation II participants will collaborate through an online community focused on digital conversion; a site visit to Katy Independent School District (Katy, TX) to learn about the district’s vision and expectations for student-centered learning; and face-to-face meetings at CoSN 2013, among other educational development activities.

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Largest geographic school district in eastern U.S. adopts Knovation’s personalized digital curriculum solution across the district

This significant subscription expansion follows the successful adoption of icurio during a preliminary district rollout to 8,000 students across seven high schools and one elementary school.

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CoSN/AASA announce free Google hangouts, webinars for educational leaders on using data to inform instruction

Included in the offerings are a four-part Google Hangout On Air series and a two-part webinar series, which demonstrate how educators are using data to inform instruction and improve student achievement.

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Edgenuity launches new webinar series and blog

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the launch of its upcoming webinar series, “the Expert Edge,” and its blog, “the Edge.”

Americans grade math as the most valuable school subject

Math is the clear winner when Americans are asked to say which school subject has been most valuable to them in their lives, followed by language arts—English, literature, or reading—and science. Math and English were also the top two subjects when Gallup first asked this question in 2002.

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Enrollment plunges in Central New York schools, spurring some to think merger

The vast majority of districts in six Central New York counties will start school this week with fewer students than they had a decade ago.

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As classes resume, Buffalo schools have little time left for major improvement

As schools open again in Western New York over the next few days, something new is in the air, especially for troubled school districts like Buffalo’s. It’s something that is very good for students, but perhaps not for administrators who can’t or won’t find their way forward.

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