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Evanston (Ill.) schools chief to get $175K severance after abrupt resignation

The Evanston school superintendent who resigned unexpectedly last week after 13 years on the job will be paid severance of $175,000, school officials said.

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Ohio schools to get suicide awareness training

A state law requiring suicide awareness training in Ohio schools for the first time this year could help stem the tide of a “silent epidemic” that took her son’s life, state Rep. Marlene Anielski says.

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Most schools miss top ranking in Michigan's new scorecard

Only 13 schools in Metro Detroit — and 78 statewide — earned the highest rating possible on the state’s new reporting system for school performance, according to data from the state’s new accountability system for public schools.

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ASCD Welcomes New Teachers to Profession, Offers Resources

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, is pleased to welcome new teachers to the education profession and offer professional development resources to ensure their success during the coming school year.

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AASA Leadership to Discuss Education Issues in Abington, Pa.

The leadership of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, will discuss the state of public school education on Aug. 27 and 28, 2013, in Abington, Pa.

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Are we serious about education for minority students?

Two recent events — one on the east coast and one on the west coast — raise painful questions about whether we are really serious when we say that we want better education for minority children.

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Tim Donnelly, California politician, to pull son out of public school over transgender students bill

California Assemblyman Tim Donnelly will be pulling at least one of this children out of public school in response to a recently passed bill that greatly expands the rights of transgender students.

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N.C. teacher pay stranded by shifts in education laws

North Carolina’s educators find themselves stranded between two compensation systems.

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Errant robocall from Pinellas schools gives parents a rude awakening

A predawn phone call Sunday from the Pinellas County School District jolted hundreds of bleary-eyed parents out of bed with a one-minute recorded "welcome back" message from the superintendent.

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