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Maine Laptop Choice Leaves Schools Relieved, Confused

School officials across Maine reacted with relief and confusion Monday to Gov. Paul LePage's decision to make Hewlett-Packard the preferred supplier of computers for the state's middle school laptop program.

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Server Crashes End School Testing Across Oklahoma

School testing came to a halt statewide early Monday because the CTB/McGraw-Hill testing company servers in New Jersey crashed around 9 a.m., state education officials said.

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Florida Schools Consider Shift in Elementary P.E. Schedules

More elementary schools in Pinellas County could be cutting back on physical education classes next school year to make sure students and teachers get more out of class time.

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Coffee Bistros Turning Up in Some Texas Schools

School officials say cafes create a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere where students can study or work on group projects during school hours.

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Philly Schools Need $60M More From City

In the midst of a massive property-tax overhaul, Philadelphia school leaders want additional money to help plug a $304 million budget hole.

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N.Y.C. to Try Longer School Day in 20 Middle Schools

The school day is about to get longer for some New York City school kids — and we’re not talking a couple of minutes. It’s about to be two and a half hours longer.

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Will New Teacher Evaluations Help or Hurt Chicago's Schools?

In the wake of a strike and amid a skyrocketing murder rate, teachers and administrators alike are trying to focus on instruction.

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ASCD Summer Reading List Identifies 10 Books That Can Transform Teaching and Learning

In the spirit of promoting year-round professional development, ASCD has assembled a diverse list of books essential to educators who seek to improve their practice over the summer months.

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New AASA National Superintendent Certification Program Announced

Daniel Domenech, executive director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, has announced the launch of AASA’s new National Superintendent Certification Program, a program is designed to help new superintendents build their leadership tool box.

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