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Lake County (Fla.) sets new school-busing fee

Thousands of Lake County students who lost bus service this school year will soon be able to pay for the bus rides. Other students, meanwhile, will get free rides to school if their walking route is considered dangerous by a new School Board-created standard.

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New inclusive approach helps Illinois schools fight bullying

In recent years, media attention, state mandates and research on bullying have prompted dozens of school districts across Illinois — including at least 10 in the Chicago suburbs — to try a more inclusive approach that addresses peer aggression while instilling a broader message of respect.

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Be a source for our story on mobile device management

iPads tablets, and smartphones are enhancing classroom assignments, homework and content sharing between students and teachers. What solutions are districts using to make sure these devices are secure, functioning properly, and being used only for educational purposes? If you can be a source for our story, please follow the link to contact us.

ASCD Kicks Off Yearlong "Membership Means More" Campaign, Announces Insurance Benefits

ASCD, the international education leadership association, announced today new benefits available to current and future members as part of a yearlong rollout of new member perks and benefits during the association's "membership means more" campaign.

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A school driven by phys ed

Instead of cutting back on phys ed classes, Urban Dove Team Charter School in New York is using sports as a hook to draw in at-risk students.

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Recovery School District eyes charters for Baton Rouge schools

Several national groups were recently approved to move into north Baton Rouge and start charter schools over the next few years, but the Louisiana Department of Education has yet to make a critical decision, picking which ones will land space in the seven schools the state operates there.

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Back to School and Moving Forward: A message to our nation’s superintendents from Secretary Duncan

I know from my own experience leading a school district that this time of year is especially exciting—and challenging.

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Making our schools "super better" with game-based learning

Will games fulfill their promise in education, or join a litany of other solutions that peter out as "reforms du jour?"

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St. Louis mayor pushes charter schools

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is seeing pockets of success at both the charter schools he aggressively promotes and city schools that sometimes compete with the rival charters for students and resources.

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