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Wisconsin schools firing more teachers under new collective bargaining laws

School districts are firing more teachers since new collective bargaining laws eliminated job protections granted by union contracts three years ago, according to the state’s teachers’ union and school board association.

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Turning Technologies acquires eInstruction

The acquisition will further Turning Technologies’ leading market position in the response system industry, providing a greater depth of products and technologies to more market segments.

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More security awaits students heading back to nation's schools

Back to school usually means new notebooks, new clothes and new teachers. But this year it also means more security, after the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Sex education law may mean little change in Illinois schools

Illinois schools that teach sex education will be required to provide information about birth control and sexually transmitted diseases — not just abstinence — under a bill that Gov. Pat Quinn has said he’ll sign into law.

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Going to college? Survey conducted by x2VOL says service is important

College-bound high school students take note: 99% of K-12 school and district leaders believe community service and service learning history positively influence college acceptance according to a survey completed by intelliVOL, publishers of x2VOL.

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California high court allows school employees to give insulin shots

Rejecting the worries of the state's nursing union, the California Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for public school employees to administer insulin shots to diabetic students.

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Low-income schools struggle under Florida's grading system

The wealthiest schools never get Fs, and schools with high populations of poor students face an uphill battle to even get a C. The trend is visible through a decade-plus of school grade results, dating back to the first grades issued in 1999.

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Philly schools chief addresses principals, parents protest as funding deadline nears

With just five days until the School District of Philadelphia reaches its funding deadline to determine whether schools will safely open on-time, its superintendent is meeting with principals to discuss the start of the year.

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High schools adopting Heads Up Football program to battle concussions

Heads Up Football is promotes a style of tackling that puts emphasis on striking a blow with the shoulders and not the head.

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Schools implementing cross platform, anti-theft software with 1-1, BYOD initiatives

With the implementation of 1-1 and BYOD initiatives in every corner of PK-12 education, Prey software has already proved invaluable to its users, recovering both lost and stolen devices in the schools they support.

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