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Missouri representative to submit bill about school transfers

Rep. Rick Stream (R-Kirkwood) announced he will file a "comprehensive" bill this week to address problems plaguing several of his school districts, where several thousands of students have left for better, nearby public schools.

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In Chicago, mobile tracking makes skipping school harder

An Illinois suburban high school is one of the first in the nation allowing parents to use mobile devices to track when and where their students have boarded and exited school buses.

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Missouri board starts discussing fate of children in unaccredited districts

Board members in a workshop with the state’s education department worried about how to give choice to families in unaccredited districts, without sacrificing the children who stay behind.

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Latest research shows NJ slipping on fair school funding

New Jersey consistently ranks as having among the nation’s fairest systems of public school funding bu, under the current administration, the state has seen its 'fairness rating' drop from second to 12th place nationally.

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Texas district’s school board approves $800 million bond proposal

There has been a major decision in Collin County’s Frisco Independent School District. The school board voted to approve a referendum for voters to decide on a nearly $800 million bond proposal, that would include building 14 new schools.

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Find creative ways to integrate arts in education

It is fitting that a community so rich in talent and focused on the arts makes every effort to reach out to the next generation when it comes to sharing the culture. Two NY museums are doing just that.

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Invest in education early and see the rewards

Early education is an investment in the future, an investment that has been shown to reap dividends by study after study. It's an investment that has been lacking in recent years in the state of Illinois.

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National School Boards Association 2014 Annual Conference Fosters Transformative Leadership

Thousands of school board members, administrators, and educators will convene in New Orleans to take part in the National School Boards Association's (NSBA) 74th Annual Conference, April 5-7, 2014.

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New ASCD Common Core Professional Development Institutes in 2014

Expanding to eight new cities, ASCD announced its lineup of one- and two-day Professional Development Institutes for the spring and summer as educators nationwide continue to implement the Common Core State Standards.

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Superintendents present new federal education accountability framework recommendations

Superintendents from across the country who represent the Large Countywide and Suburban District Consortium presented recommendations for a new federal education accountability framework to a bi-partisan group of U.S. Senators on Capitol Hill.

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