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CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

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ASCD Announces Pre-Conference Institutes for 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

ASCD recently announced the pre-conference session lineup for its 69th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, being held in Los Angeles, Calif. The three-, two-, and one-day Pre-Conference Institutes will be held March 12–14, 2014, and offer intensive learning experiences on curriculum, instruction, assessment, and more.

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AASA Statement on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)

With respect to these results, it’s important to realize that children in the United States are not falling behind.

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Houston schools that use Native American images may change mascots

Superintendent Terry Grier says district's new policy will correct "a longstanding wrong" by banning mascots and nicknames that use race or ethnicity.

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Lakeshore celebrates four 2014 Teachers' Choice (SM) Awards

Lakeshore's Math Plinko and Launch It! Language Games have won the Teachers' Choice Award for the Classroom, making this the second year in a row that the company has won in this category.

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Minneapolis schools look at new ways to discipline students

Facing federal scrutiny, Minneapolis schools are considering revisions to a discipline policy that is intended to keep order in classrooms but has imposed heavier ­penalties on black and American Indian ­students.

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LynTec's RPCM recognized with LDI 2013 Award

The solution was selected for its innovative new technology by a panel of industry experts working in conjunction with the editors of Live Design.

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Former DeKalb schools COO gets 15 years

The former chief operating officer for DeKalb County schools was sentenced to 15 years in prison and her former husband was sentenced to eight years in prison for manipulating construction contracts.

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Literacy publisher Benchmark Education wins top industry award for its leveled books in Spanish

These leveled books in print improve students’ comprehension of diverse genres, teach them to analyze and respond to text, and expand their ability to write in Spanish.

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A third way on education reform

Instead of perpetuating or even escalating the reform war, New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has an opportunity to gather the tribes and develop a “post-reform” education agenda that combines the best that both sides have to offer.

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