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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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Mont. Governor Needs to Veto Sex Education Bill

The bill would require school districts to obtain written permission from parents prior to students attending “a course of instruction, a class period, an assembly, an organized school function, or instruction of any type that involves human sexual education, human sexuality issues, or information regarding sexual acts.”

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Improving Our Children's Education Through Collaboration

Every year, 1.2 million students drop out of high school. Among those who do graduate, one-third need remedial courses in college and far too few actually earn a degree. Many national organizations, including United Way, are focused on changing these odds, and one of the keys to success is to support effective teaching. In fact, students who have the benefit of effective teaching can learn up to an entire grade level more each year than their counterparts.

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