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The $1 Billion cure for Colo. education?

In last month’s Supreme Court decision in State v Lobato, four justices ruled that the Colorado school finance system provides a “thorough and uniform” education for all Colorado children, and also allows “local control” of instructional content by local school boards. Both conditions are required by the Colorado Constitution.

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Construction begins on Basis (Ariz.) school expansion for grades K-4

The nationally recognized charter school will reopen a larger, two-story building to accommodate students from the lower elementary grades, who will attend school with fifth and sixth-graders.

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Residents near Tonawanda (N.Y.) city school voice concerns about stadium construction

Work on the new athletic campus at Tonawanda High/Middle School is ramping up, but a few homeowners on nearby Adam Street are upset about the impact of the construction on their properties. The residents voiced their complaints to the Tonawanda School Board during a meeting Tuesday night.

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Kleenex Brand joins with TeacherLists.com for Back-to-School 2013

Kleenex brand is now the exclusive facial tissues sponsor of TeacherLists.com and will be working with TeacherLists.com to make the exciting service known to even more teachers and families in 2013 and beyond.

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Live theatre science assemblies to bring STEM education to life, help educators meet state, federal standards

Elevation Education assemblies – already being previewed in schools from New Jersey and Minnesota to Pennsylvania and New York – are designed for students in grades K-8.

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Texthelp announces Read&Write Gold Version 11

Read&Write 11 Gold is an easy-to-use customizable toolbar that integrates with common Windows applications and provides users of all ages and abilities, especially those with reading and writing difficulties, learning disabilities, and English Language Learners, with the support tools they need to be confident, independent learners.

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Knovation announces partnerships with Learnetic, VocabAhead and We Give Books

Already available as part of icurio’s premium content collection, Learnetic Math and Science will now be available with netTrekker, Knovation’s leading solution for curating digital educational content.

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Edgenuity highlights new at-risk student success stories

Research from the Alliance for Excellent Education shows that many students drop out of school because of a lack of engagement with the subject matter or challenges in making up for missed credits. Edgenuity is addressing these issues by providing flexible and personalized learning opportunities that resonate with students and help them earn credits at their own pace.

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K12 hotspots on the web

Online resources continue to shape every aspect of our lives, and are enriching, extending, and transforming schools. Here is the newly-revised DA guide to favorite education sites.

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Corel introduces new budget-friendly education licensing program

Beyond flexible terms and competitive pricing, Corel’s Education Licensing Program allows educational institutions purchasing site licensing and maintenance to set up a program that enables both students and faculty to purchase a personal copy as an electronic download for as little as $10 USD.

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