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Georgia sees drop in number of cars illegally passing stopped school buses

As students across the state return to school, the Georgia Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety urge motorists to use caution when approaching a school bus and to brush up on the law regarding passing a bus.

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Casio launches extra value warranty program for entire portfolio of lampfree projectors

This new extended warranty is available for purchase at any time during the original warranty period and applies to the Signature, Short Throw, SLIM and Pro series of projectors.

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Revolutionary new keyboard implemented at Spalding Catholic

The results of the pilot were significant. Students were able to input text on tablets quickly and efficiently after only a short introduction. They naturally adapted to the Si Evolution keyboard.

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Charming interactive storybook app Gorilla Band delivers Common Core aligned edutainment

These lessons from Sascyn Publishing contain discussion questions, research and writing assignments and drawing activities. They highlights puns, idioms and every nuance of the language contained in the app. They're also linked to Blooms Taxonomy making the app ripe for ELA classroom use.

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New survey highlights the importance of parent volunteers to children’s education

The survey found that nearly 60% of parents’ volunteer hours are spent supervising field trips, donating supplies, or organizing class parties. But with tight school resources, teachers want and need additional volunteer help in ways that support learning, such as listening to students read, tutoring, and helping to prepare learning centers.

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Lee County Schools Superintendent search called off

With less than two months on the job, Lee Superintendent Nancy Graham received some positive news from four of her bosses: No need to reapply for her job.

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Eastern Wake schools get new area superintendent

The Wake County school board on July 23 voted to appoint Ed McFarland, principal of Fuquay-Varina High School, as the new area superintendent for eastern Wake County.

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Decatur Township Schools picks Matthew Prusiecki to be new superintendent

Decatur Township School Board has picked a sitting superintendent and former district principal to be its new leader.

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Jersey City (N.J.) school board VP Waterman faces ethics hearing

A Jersey City school board member accused of using his influence to benefit himself and his child will be the subject of an ethics hearing in Newark this week. Sterling Waterman, the board’s vice president, is charged with attempting to involve himself in the day-to-day operations of School 16, on Sussex Street, which his son attended until June.

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Tornado alley weighs costs of safe rooms

Three months after a tornado cut a swath of devastation through Moore, Okla., leveling an elementary school where seven children died, state officials and residents are debating the costs and benefits of making safe rooms mandatory in schools.

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