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Construction in progress at Fayette County Schools (Ky.)

Costs can rise, and, because of a number of uncontrollable factors, completion dates are moving targets. Mary Todd, Tates Creek Middle, Cardinal Valley and Clays Mill all had 2012 completion dates.

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A 21st-century upgrade for a 100-year-old school

The 100-year-old Webster Groves High School is an important civic landmark in its St. Louis suburb. However, its antiquated infrastructure and classrooms ill-equipped for educational media were preventing the implementation of 21st-century learning models.

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NewSchools Venture Fund and Maryland Fund Tales2Go to boost reading achievement

Tales2Go is a Netflix-like subscription service that streams thousands of name-brand audio book titles from popular publishers to desktops, laptops and mobile devices in the classroom and beyond, giving users instant, unlimited and simultaneous access.

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Award makes Wisconsin district a model for quality

Wisconsin's Pewaukee School District has won the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the highest presidential honor given to U.S. organizations for high performance. It is the seventh public school district to earn the award for using results-driven business tactics to raise student achievement.

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Farnsworth receives Bank of America Grant in support of school program

The museum also announces its participation in Bank of America’s Museums on Us program in 2014. On the first full weekend of every month, admission to the Farnsworth is free to all Bank of America cardholders upon presentation of their card.

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Plan now to deal with medical emergencies in schools

School leaders and staff deal with emergencies frequently, but in an often inconsistent manner. Consistency in response can be enhanced by developing an emergency plan to deal with life-threatening medical emergencies and training staff.

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Net Texts introduces video collections to enrich teaching and learning

To create the collections, Net Texts’ content researchers reviewed hundreds of YouTube Education channel videos and video collections, and selected those they believe teachers will find most valuable.

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Personalized progress: How tech model is driving achievement

Personalized learning is beginning to produce positive results in student achievement as it becomes more established in districts nationwide. These success stories are encouraging more districts to adopt the tech-heavy learning model that’s designed to customize education for each student.

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The evolving principal's office

As secondary school principals guide their schools and teachers through a myriad of changes, it’s becoming necessary for these leaders to reinvent themselves. No longer can principals succeed by operating only as a manager—the evolving school environment requires a more extensive approach.

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Performance Matters unveils Unify Assessment Platform at National User Conference

The platform’s modular technology incorporates a workflow engine to support the end-to-end process of assessment development, including blueprinting, item authoring and review, test generation and test administration.

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