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Wide racial gap persists in Ohio education testing

Even if they come from affluent families or attend highly rated schools, black students in Ohio continue to lag far behind their white peers in school, according to an analysis of data from state standardized exams.

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Reporter maps guns found in Miami-Dade schools

School shootings remain uncommon, and Miami-Dade County schools officials insist the campus is the safest place for any student.

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ViewSonic expands Ergonomic VG39 Enterprise Display Series

As one of the very first display manufacturers to offer a 19.5” visible panel designed specifically for the enterprise, the new VG2039m-LED complements 22” and 24” VG series models, which are already shipping.

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Results announced of study on culturally enriching school field trips

In the study of 10,912 students, surveyed at 123 schools, the research team found that field trips to cultural institutions have significant benefits for students.

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Are schools doing enough to stop bullying?

After years of torment from bullies, 15-year-old Bart Palosz of Greenwich, Conn., took his own life on the first day of school in September. His death has led many to question the effectiveness of district bullying policies.

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Noteworthy books on K12 issues

"Youth, Education, and the Role of Society" urges expanding learning opportunities, and other recommended reading for district leaders.

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Best kept secret for security funding

When upgrading security, can districts afford to wait the weeks or months the purchasing process sometimes takes? A widely available but not very well-known funding option can speed things up.

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Federal support to improve counseling in 35 districts

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $12.3 million to 35 school districts in 17 states to expand counseling programs, as ongoing budget cuts have led to reductions in the numbers of counselors and other support staff.

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Zombies invade STEM in new online program

Zombies will be feeding the minds of STEM students using a new program created by Texas Instruments that blends science and math concepts with popular television shows and movies. The “STEM Behind Hollywood” program provides free teaching materials that also feature forensics, space, and superheroes.

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Early college high schools get results

Students who earn college credit while pursuing their diploma at early college high schools are more likely to graduate and go on to higher education than their peers who attend traditional schools, according to a new study.

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