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AP participation nearly double in 10 years

While more students than ever are taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses, many are still failing the tests, according to the College Board, which administers the AP program.

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Florida education commissioner proposes plan to simplify grading system

For months, parents, principals and policy makers have lodged the same complaint: The school grading system has become so complex, it is virtually meaningless. Commissioner Pam Stewart unveiled her plans to simplify it.

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Oregon district accuses teachers union of illegal strike

In a complaint filed with the Employment Relations Board, the Portland Public Schools’ legal counsel argues one of the union’s justifications for a strike is class size, which is not on the list of issues that are grounds for a legal strike.

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Be a source for our story on robotics

District Administration is doing an article on the latest trends in the use of robotics in K12 classrooms. If your district is innovating in this emerging field of instruction, your experience may be a good fit for our article. Please click on the link to contact us.

Bethlehem, Pa., board rejects Advanced Military Aerospace charter school

The Bethlehem Area School Board rejected a proposed charter school with an aerospace science curriculum in a military-style setting, citing a lack of community and financial support, among other concerns.

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Senate bill would limit 'seclusion, restraint' in schools

A Senate committee report raises concerns over whether parents are informed when their children are strapped down, physically restrained or placed in seclusion in school to punish or control them.

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Fuel Education debuts with integrated tools and content to personalize learning

Fuel Education marked its debut in the education technology market with a major platform capability that enables teachers to customize courses and to track student progress at a granular level.

Shootings happen every 10 days since Sandy Hook

A stunning 44 school shootings have claimed 28 lives since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School shook the nation.

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Wyoming legislative leaders endorse bill for superintendent study

Legislative leaders unanimously voted for a study of how to undo the state superintendent of public instruction law passed last year that the Wyoming Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional.

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Missouri representative to submit bill about school transfers

Rep. Rick Stream (R-Kirkwood) announced he will file a "comprehensive" bill this week to address problems plaguing several of his school districts, where several thousands of students have left for better, nearby public schools.

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