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SIIA Education Business Forum

December 10-11, 2013

New York, New York

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VINCI and NAESP Partner to Support Principals in Early Childhood Education

The National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) and VINCI, home of award-winning VINCI Blended Learning curriculum and ClassVINCI, announced a multi-year partnership to further develop and promote effective leadership practice in early childhood education focused on improving instruction and learning in the earliest grades.

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AASA Economic Study Captures Education Budgets, Calls for Scaling up Investments in Public Schools

AASA, The School Superintendents Association, today released Unequal Pain: Federal Public Education Revenues, Federal Education Cuts and the Impact on Public Schools. The latest installment in AASA’s Economic Impact Series, this report examines the most recent set of comprehensive data on education revenues for school districts across the nation.

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Little-known think tank driving education reform in New York

A team of two dozen well-paid analysts embedded in the State Education Department is having a dramatic impact on a reform agenda that's causing controversy throughout New York. None are public servants.

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Corporal punishment persists in Florida schools

Paddling in schools has been declining for years across the country and across Florida. But in North Florida it maintains a fast foothold in 20 public school districts and in uncounted private schools.

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3 ways districts can pay for special education students

According to a policy brief released by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, funding systems for special education are outmoded and need to be fixed before the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act is updated.

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The failure of science education in the United States

The public school system of the United States, the richest country in the world, still struggles to educate our citizens about science and to make that education relevant and present in their daily lives.

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Durham Public Schools revokes district credit cards

Last month, Durham County school board members terminated the district-issued credit card for Durham Public Schools Superintendent Eric Becoats following thousands of dollars in questionable purchases.

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Texans warned of private high schools peddling useless diplomas

Literacy advocates say there’s a burgeoning market of groups that claim to be private accredited schools peddling useless high school diplomas.

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California districts giving report cards a facelift for Common Core

School districts across California are rewriting elementary school report cards to reflect the new learning standards. But because the change is not dictated by the state, it's unclear how many schools are switching.

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