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How much more do home buyers pay for better schools?

Academic research generally has found that, all other factors being held equal, you pay somewhat more for houses in highly rated school districts compared with homes in neighborhoods where the schools have lower ratings and test results.

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iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

October 27-30, 2013

Orlando, Florida

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Receives National Urban Education School Board Excellence Award

North Carolina’s Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is the 2013 recipient of the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.

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Education Leaders Gather in California for Women’s Leadership Conference

Superintendents and other education leaders from across the country will convene at the Women in School Leadership Forum to be held in Coronado, Calif., on Oct. 17 and 18. This meeting comes at a time when one out of four superintendents throughout the country are women, according to a survey conducted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

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Loughlin gets interim job as school chief in Maine's SAD 51

Robert Hasson, superintendent of School Administrative District 51 for 20 years, will leave the job Nov. 1 to become deputy executive director of the Maine School Management Association.

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Tech titan Marc Benioff makes high-grade gift to S.F. middle schools

Salesforce.com founder goes above and beyond request from San Francisco mayor and superintendent to help boost access to technology.

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Education Nation: Experts debate high-stakes testing in public schools

A panel of educational leaders tackled the issue of testing Monday morning as part of NBC’s fourth annual Education Nation Summit, a three-day series of panels and discussions exploring “What It Takes” to ensure students are prepared for college and careers.

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Mass. high school students quizzed on their financial literacy

During the filming of a high school quiz show at the State House on Friday, a student was asked what he liked about finance.<--break->

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Fight to keep the Common Core from being implemented in schools

Robert Small, the Howard County parent whose name became known from Maine to California when he protested new nationwide education standards, is part of a chorus of increasingly strident voices rising up against the initiative — from both ends of the political spectrum.

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Careful what you tweet: Police, schools tap social media to track behavior

A teenager who claimed "sarcasm" after talking on Facebook about shooting up a kindergarten spent months in jail this year for making a "terroristic threat." Over the summer, Instagram photos of guns and money led to New York City’s largest gun bust ever. A mom's Facebook photo of her baby with a bong led to her 2010 arrest.

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