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Ga. School System Looks at $4 M in Technology Upgrades

The board is set to approve spending more than $4 million in special-purpose, local-option sales tax, or SPLOST, funds on the technology infrastructure upgrades and equipment replacements. SPLOST funds, collected from a 1-percent sales tax in the county, are restricted to approved capital improvement projects.

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Portland Supt. Proposes Job Cuts, Seeks Concessions from Union

Although the referendum on the fiscal year 2014 school budget is less than a month away, the superintendent of schools said there could still be some reductions if the teachers union cooperates.

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Broward (Fla.) Schools Working to Revamp Discipline

Those guidelines, which are still a work in progress, would in some cases replace expulsions and arrests with two intertwined behavior intervention programs, one of which involves a last-chance sit-down with a local juvenile court judge.

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Wyo. State Study: Casper Needs More Elementary Schools

A state study of six school districts where officials say their classrooms are overcrowded supports what Natrona County School District officials have concluded: The district is experiencing an enrollment influx and needs more elementary school classrooms.

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Newark Schools ‘Children First’ Ticket Leading Results

A slate of school advisory board candidates once known for opposition to charter schools leads in the election tallies, with most voting districts reporting early Wednesday morning.

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Mich. Bills Would Allow Districts to Spend on Technology, Transportation

Two new bills introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives would lessen restrictions on how school districts are allowed to spend sinking fund money.

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Principal Finishes Boston Marathon at Her Michigan School

Bombs interrupted elementary school principal Pam Mathers' quest to run the Boston Marathon a half-mile from the end, but her proud students helped her cross a finish line Wednesday in Troy.

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Top 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing an Online Program

A special presentation for participants of the DALI Superintendent Summits

Nation at Risk Update: Thirty Years Later, Little Has Changed

A new report finds three decades of reform has improved little.

Blackboard Collaborate

To change the way teachers teach today’s active learners, we must change the way teachers learn using the learning technologies and media already embraced by their students, such as Blackboard Collaborate.

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