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Few Chicago school closings will move kids to top-performing schools

The biggest reason Chicago’s school district says it’s closing 53 grammar schools is to give students a better education. CPS has promised that every student from a closing school will be sent to a better performing “welcoming” school.

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Superintendent shortage has Massachusetts schools paying top dollar

Superintendents have long been the top wage earners in communities across southeastern Massachusetts, but those salaries could be surging, as local districts increasingly struggle to find not just the right person, but someone who will stay long enough to make a difference.

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Minneapolis schools to revive autonomy plan amid mixed results in US

In the latest effort to boost student performance, the Minneapolis school district wants to give more autonomy to individual schools. Under the effort, schools would have discretion over budgeting, hiring, scheduling and curriculum.

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Fox Point-Bayside (Wis.) chooses Vince Dalzin as new superintendent

Vance Dalzin, current superintendent of the Williams Bay School District in Walworth County, was selected unanimously by the School Board to become the district's new superintendent, according to a district news release.

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10-year warranty on Polaroid Professional Surveillance Solutions

Commencing in July, end-users will be presented with a full line of Polaroid surveillance solutions that foster improved ease of operation, including short training sessions, bringing “user-friendly” to new heights. For instance, the Polaroid VMS is compatible with over 1800+ cameras from 80 different manufacturers.

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myON reader launches 2013 Summer SuperHero Reading Program

ll schools using myON reader, an online personalized literacy environment matching students’ interests and reading levels to recommended enhanced digital books, are encouraged to participate in the summer reading program, which runs May 15 – August 15, 2013.

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Jim Yovino picked as Fresno County (Calif.) schools superintendent

The Fresno County Board of Education trustees voted Thursday to appoint deputy superintendent Jim Yovino to serve as superintendent of schools until the end of the current term, which expires in December 2014.

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Fire-Lite Alarms ECC Mass Notification System recognized by Security Industry Association

The ECC mass notification system from Fire-Lite Alarms is designed to seamlessly interface with new and existing fire alarms systems to reduce costs and leverage the proven reliability of these systems, as mandated by code.

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Ridgewood schools (Ohio) names John Marks new superintendent

The Ridgewood Local School District has named a new superintendent for the 2013-14 school year. The board voted to hire John Marks, current superintendent of Mapleton School District in Ashland. The vote was unanimous.

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Soledad Unified (Calif.) hires Rupi Boyd as new superintendent

A veteran educator from Southern California has been hired as superintendent of the Soledad Unified School District. Rupi Boyd holds a doctorate among several degrees and credentials.

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