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Students should be tested more, not less

When done right, frequent testing helps people remember information longer.

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Report: Connecticut schools see 1,431 bullying cases in first-year data

In the first year in which a state law required school districts to report bullying, 1,431 incidents have been documented statewide, according to data the state released to Hearst Connecticut Newspapers.

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Cleveland schools nudging parents to comply with the law and meet their kids' teachers

About 15,000 Cleveland children will be giving their parents an extra message from school along with their report cards this week: Get in to the school and meet with my teacher. It's not a request. It's the law.

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Proposed alternative budget would benefit Idaho schools

Idaho could spend tens of millions more on public schools, raise pay for teachers and state workers, and restore services to the poor and disabled – all while still balancing its budget next year with 10 percent to spare, the state’s former longtime chief economist said Monday.

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How schools address smartphone thefts

Students frequently take their iPhones and iPads to school — and school administrators’ theft prevention instructions to students may not always stick.

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New York schools welcome governor's pre-K spending boost

School officials are welcoming Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s budget proposal to fund universal prekindergarten programs, citing research that show children in such programs do better when they enter kindergarten and often throughout their academic careers.

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California to award grants for schools providing career pathways

California schools, starting Tuesday, may apply for grants from the state’s new $250-million Career Pathways Trust aimed at preparing high school and community college students for well-paying jobs.

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Chicago Public Schools to hear new charter school proposals

The latest round of charter school expansion in Chicago has been met with a long string of protests by parents and community leaders who question Chicago Public Schools' claims that it is pushing charters primarily for neighborhoods where classrooms are overcrowded.

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Extron now shipping H.264 streaming media decoder

The SMD 101 is designed specifically for use in professional AV applications to decode live streamed content from SME 100 encoders or play back AV media files accessible from network shares.

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Achieve3000 releases app for iPad, providing access to differentiated literacy solution anytime, anywhere

The Achieve3000 App takes the differentiated learning model to the next level, allowing students to build literacy skills anytime, anywhere. The Achieve3000 App for iPad is available for free on the App Store.

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