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ALAS Board Votes to Extend Executive Director’s Contract

At her six-month review as executive director of the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS), Veronica Rivera received a strong vote of confidence from ALAS’ board of directors.

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Report: A body in motion gets better grades

Students who are physically active during school get better grades, even as nearly half the nation’s administrators have cut time from PE classes and recess in the last decade to focus more on math and reading, a new report found.

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Superintendent moves from good to great in Tennessee

By setting a clear vision, Superintendent Jim McIntyre has made his mark at Knox County Schools, a flourishing Tennessee district where most of the 15 high schools can boast of graduation rates above 90 percent.

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Urban alliance works to change school food’s image

A first-of-its-kind coalition of five of the nation’s largest districts is working to improve the reputation and quality of school food.

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Detroit bankruptcy weighs on already struggling schools

Schools were already dealing with a budget deficit and extreme drops in enrollment, a problem that could get worse if the bankruptcy declaration leads more people to leave the city.

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Epic map fail by MSNBC shows need for improved geography education

All someone from Martin Bashir's program had to do was consult an actual map of New York and Pennsylvania to correctly place each of the four cities displayed erroneously.

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What the public wants from their schools

Recently, the Associated Press, Education Next (EdNext) and PDK/Gallup each released polls on Americans' views on a range of education issues. The surveys covered a lot of ground, but a few unifying themes emerged.

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Newtown shooter is described as isolated in youth

A portrait of a highly isolated young man with disruptions in his education is emerging as a state office investigating the Newtown shooter seeks the release of his school records

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Leading Partners in Education team up to raise school Achievement

PPS is a national organization with local chapters throughout the country that elevates the role of parents in public schools from passive consumers to active participants.

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Rapid Insight fuses predictive analytics, big data, and user collaboration in latest release

Rapid Insight now provides the ability to read and write data to and from Hadoop, and to incorporate Big Data into predictive models with the utilization of Hive.

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