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Seattle schools: No day off for Seahawks parade

Seattle school students may feel a little blue today: Seattle Schools Superintendent Jose Banda announced that students won’t get a day off for the Seahawks’ victory parade, even though the parade is an “historic event.”

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Obama's internet plan for schools speeds up

President Barack Obama touted progress Tuesday on his push to provide classrooms with high-speed Internet connections as he announced public and private funds that will give more students access to educational technology and the next generation of broadband and wireless networks.

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NSBA Urges Federal Courts to Correctly Apply Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Working with two state school boards associations, the National School Boards Association (NSBA) has signed on to amicus briefs in cases that would impact school districts’ ability to provide special education services to students.

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Veteran Educators Receive 2014 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award

Three veteran educators will be honored with the Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the 2014 National Conference on Education, hosted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, Feb. 13-15 in Nashville, Tenn.

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Track your progress in digital learning

Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards.

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Track your progress in digital learning

Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards.

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Andrew Ko appointed to Virginia Board of Education

Andrew Ko is a general manager in Microsoft Corporation’s U.S. Partners In Learning program. Prior to this role, he was director for National Solutions for Microsoft U.S. Public Sector.

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Cold weather closings force schools to change lunch menus

At least one good thing came from recent school closings due to subzero weather in January: Green Bay school officials learned elementary school kids love kiwi.

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State highway dollars tapped for K-12 education costs in Kansas

For school superintendents tracking their budgets and state aid payments, something is different this year. Tens of millions of dollars in aid are going to districts not from the State General Fund but rather the State Highway Fund.

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One North Carolina district may back away from state testing plan

Wake County school leaders hope to get state permission for an alternative to the plan to make all the district’s third-grade students take 36 mini-tests in the coming months, after facing questions on whether the approach amounts to excessive testing.

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