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Seeing the toll, schools revise zero tolerance

Faced with mounting evidence that get-tough policies in schools are leading to arrest records, low academic achievement and high dropout rates that especially affect minority students, cities and school districts around the country are rethinking their approach to minor offenses.

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PISA results show ‘educational stagnation’ in U.S.

U.S. students continue to perform poorly on international tests, with 15-year-olds scoring in the middle of the global pack on the latest math, reading and science tests administered by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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How I help all my students to be good at math

The idea of innate math ability is very harmful to both those who believe they possess it and to those who believe they don’t.

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UTC Building & Industrial Systems launches AdvanTE3C Americas Group

AdvanTE3C Americas will leverage the comprehensive suite of UTC Building & Industrial Systems technologies, including elevator, escalator, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), building automation and control, access control, video surveillance, energy analysis, and fire detection, alarm and suppression to unlock energy and operational efficiencies for customers.

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Edgenuity applauds new “Keeping Pace” Report for first-time inclusion of blended learning category

The report, released on October 28, 2013 at the iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium in Orlando, Florida, looks at the changing landscape of online learning and finds that more than 75% of districts now offer some blended learning options as an alternative to fully virtual or traditional brick and mortar schools.

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Bannister Lake launches school closings solution

In broadcast, BL Snow Day helps local TV stations generate and broadcast real-time critical school closures and bus cancellations or delays due to inclement weather on any platform, including digital signage, web and mobile.

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VINCI and NAESP partner to support principals in early childhood education

This partnership will produce resources supporting effective leadership practice in pre-K to grade 3 (PK-3), including integrating blended learning and technology in the early years, and creating professional development to build the capacity of principals leading schools that serve children from age three to grade three.

NEA and AASA Executives Call on Congress to Get Serious About Investing in Education

A recent NEA analysis revealed, and a report by AASA confirms, that the impact of the austerity approach falls unevenly, harming schools that rely more on federal funding for education, including students most in need of extra attention.

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There’s no shame in being an education reformer

Contrary to what you might read, education reformers are not all wealthy philanthropists. They are not pushing a corporate agenda to dismantle public education. They do not want to turn students and teachers into test-obsessed automatons. They are not anti-teacher.

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