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McCann tapped as superintendent for Washington district

The Ridgefield School District has chosen Nathan McCann as the new superintendent replacing retiring Superintendent Art Edgerly as of July 1. McCann is currently the superintendent of the Altar Valley School District in Arizona.

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Superintendent Lumley to move into same role with larger N.J. district

As of July 1, Dale Lumley, currently South Butler's superintendent, will be the new superintendent for the larger Butler Area district. The South Butler School Board promoted Assistant Superintendent Michael Leitera to superintendent.

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New Jersey K6 superintendent leaving to take East Brunswick position

Two months after submitting his resignation from the Swedesboro-Woolwich School District he has served since 2010, Victor Valeski has announced that he will be taking a superintendent’s position with the East Brunswick K12 district.

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Hitachi expands 9000 Series large-venue projector options

Hitachi America is introducing the availability of off-white-colored versions of all its 9000 Series DLP projectors. The CP-X9111, CP-WX9211 and CP-WU9411 projectors achieve up to 10,000 lumens brightness.

Meria Carstarphen named as Atlanta's new superintendent

The sole finalist to become superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools is Meria Carstarphen, the superintendent of Texas' Austin Independent School District for the past five years.

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New math resources from Khan Academy

Khan Academy released new math resources to support teachers and students through Common Core's rollout. The organization has created thousands of interactive exercises covering conceptual understanding, procedural fluency and real-world application.

Fostering innovation: What can health care teach education?

Disruptive innovations have transformed health care recently and brought about the greatest transformation of the system in a generation. Education’s turn could be next.

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K12 Inc. releases 2014 Academic Report

K12 Inc.'s 2014 Academic Report provides an academic performance assessment in K12-managed public schools. Among other findings, it showed that K12-managed schools in a sample of eight states served a higher percentage of special education students compared to the percentage in the total school population in each state.

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Report finds Massachusetts education system needs major overhaul

“The New Opportunity to Lead: A Vision for Education in Massachusetts in the Next 20 Years,” a new report commissioned by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education, concludes that Massachusetts districts, schools and instruction must be transformed if the state is to remain a hub of innovation.

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Charting a better future for Detroit Public Schools

Half a decade under state oversight has done little to move the needle at Michigan's largest district. What's next?

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