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SickWeather offers free outbreak alerts

The alert system is built upon Sickweather's patent-pending process that distills reports of illnesses from social media services like Twitter and Facebook, which was used to identify the early 2012 Flu Season 6 weeks before the CDC.

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Apex High Academy wins first Sanford I. Weill Academy of Excellence Award

The Sanford I. Weill Academy of Excellence Award was established on the occasion of Mr. Weill’s 80th birthday. Mr. Weill, a distinguished banker and financier, founded NAF in 1982 and the organization has grown to over 500 academies in 39 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.

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Navasota (TX) IDS to focus on college and career readiness with WIN Learning

The program was first introduced in March when representatives from NISD, the City of Navasota and the Navasota/Grimes County Chamber of Commerce hosted a meeting with local stakeholders to discuss workforce development and ways to educate students and expose them to real world projects to help prepare them for local job opportunities.

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Tools4ever adds several more educational entities to its roster

Tools4ever’s implemented solutions include Self Service Password Reset Management (SSPRM), Enterprise Single Sign-on Manager (E-SSOM) and User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA).

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Muskegon Superintendent Jon Felske decides to stay, declining Lakeshore school job

Courted heavily by the Lakeshore Public Schools in Stevensonville, south of St. Joseph, and offered its superintendent position, Muskegon Public Schools Superintendent Jon Felske has decided to stay in Muskegon.

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Portsmouth (R.I.) school superintendent resigns

Portsmouth School Superintendent Lynn Krizic has resigned, according to a statement released by the school district Thursday.

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New Ann Arbor superintendent 'thrilled' to accept job offer from school board

Jeanice Kerr Swift has accepted the Ann Arbor school board's offer to become the next superintendent of the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

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Unrelenting New Orleans special education problems alleged in new court filings

New filings in a major special education lawsuit allege that New Orleans schools still struggle to educate students with disabilities almost three years after the start of the case and almost eight years into a nationally unprecedented decentralization of the city's school system.

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Teach for America criticized for apparent stance on education policy

Some former participants and academics, among others, have recently accused the Peace Corps-like organization of taking sides in the education policy wars.

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Some call for elected Fla. education commissioner after Bennett resignation

Some Democratic leaders and the state teachers union have begun calling for a return to an elected education commissioner.

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