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Colorado Education Association lawsuit seeks to undo reforms

While nothing has been filed in court, the lawsuit likely will be on behalf of teachers from Denver Public Schools who lost their jobs after the district introduced a pilot program based on Senate Bill 10-191, also known as SB191.

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Children trapped in schools and on buses in rare Atlanta snow storm

Sixteen hours after leaving school in a bus, some Atlanta-area students were still making their way home. Atlanta Public Schools spokeswoman Kimberly Willis Green said “several hundred students at nine schools are sheltered in place.”

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Obama reaffirms old education promises in State of the Union address

Much like his 2013 address, Obama called on state and federal legislators to invest in early childhood education, as a way to build up the economy and the nation's academic standing.

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In Virginia, education isn’t always liberal

ewer than half the institutions in America provide a robust defense of free expression. Virginia’s record is likewise mixed.

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Oregon can do more to help dropouts earn a GED

The state does not coordinate spending and services on basic adult education. Rather, a hodgepodge of colleges, workforce development agencies, nonprofits and others assist adults who did not graduate from high school.

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Meridian (Ill.) moves ahead with high school construction plans

Superintendent Dan Brue said construction bids will go out between April and June, and ground will be broken within a month of a contractor being chosen.

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Decades-old weapons cache discovered at school construction site

Construction workers preparing to build a new classroom at a school in northern Israel discovered a large underground weapons cache on Monday that included 50 decades-old guns and grenades described as having survived in pristine condition.

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Gale extends partnership with Portico to preserve remaining digital collections

The organizations have previously worked together to preserve a number of Gale’s earlier digital collections, and, with this extension to their agreement, Portico will effectively be preserving all remaining Gale-produced collections.

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Fourier Education wins 2014 Bett Awards

Serving as a mobile science learning workstation, the einsteinTM Tablet+ is a revolutionary new science exploration tablet for students in grades K-12.

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Classroom iPad app inspires creativity, streamlines teacher workload

Drawp can be used with all subjects, and lets teachers distribute and collect work as easily as with paper worksheets while automatically storing them in the private Drawp cloud.

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