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ASCD offers professional development institutes for the Common Core State Standards

School leaders will find out why leading the change demands fundamental shifts in classroom instruction. Leaders also will receive action steps to ensure that each staff member contributes to the success of implementation.

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Hobsons and Mooresville GSD tie digital innovation to student success through Naviance

Access to the right data at the right time allows school administrators to identify the needs of individual students, in order to provide appropriate interventions and deliver more personalized instruction.

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Dennis Fuge named superintendent of Spencerville (OhIo) Local Schools

Dennis Fuge, a graduate of Miami East High School, began his career at Spencerville Local Schools and has served the community of Spencerville his whole teaching career.

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$200M for Minnesota schools now out of voters' hands

Minnesota taxpayers no longer have direct control over more than $200 million worth of school levies they approved because of a shift in tax authority designed to give school districts more-reliable revenue sources.

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North Carolina district puts tablets on pause

A malfunctioning charger triggered the decision to suspend the use of 15,000 computer tablets at Guilford County middle schools in a setback for the district’s $30 million Race To the Top experiment in digital learning.

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One city's $88 million plan to send more kids to college

In 2008, Syracuse started ramping up K-12 academic support and promising graduates full college tuition. Now it's rising above the national averages for college enrollment.

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Largely unchecked, tutors got millions through education program

A Texas Tribune investigation has uncovered years of inaction by state officials while money flowed to tutoring companies, delivering few academic results and flouting state law.

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Schools switch back to 26-ingredient burger after kids complain

After receiving complaints from students that the new all-beef burger patties did not look or taste “right,” the Fairfax County public schools system returned to additive-filled burgers.

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Drug testing in schools divides northern New Jersey district

Since the spring, the Northern Valley district, which serves seven towns in Bergen County, has been in the grips of a fierce and sometimes personal fight over a proposal to conduct random drug testing on students who participate in extracurricular activities.

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Pennsylvania schools debuting new evaluation system

For the first time, schools across Pennsylvania will not be judged with the federal Adequate Yearly Progress standards, but with a new system based on a 0-100 scale.

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