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HUMAN becomes official service partner of the NSBA

HUMAN is now an Official Service Partner of the National School Boards Association, which will allow HUMAN to work with member state associations on complying with the USDA's new Smart Snacks In School rules, which go into effect on July 1, 2014.

MakerBot takes orders for new mini compact 3D printer

MakerBot announced the order availability for one of its newest 3D printers, the MakerBot Replicator Mini Compact 3D Printer.

Indiana House approves high school concussion training bill

Indiana moved a step closer to mandating concussion-awareness training for football coaches and requiring a 24-hour waiting period for players who suffer concussions.

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School District has deals to sell several schools

Four buyers would scoop up the properties, netting the district about $25 million - well under the target it must meet to cover the city's $50 million outlay that helped schools open on time last fall.

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Pa. schools offer free breakfasts, but students don't show up

To increase the number of students eating breakfast, the state Department of Education, with help from some nonprofits and food retailers, is sponsoring a school breakfast challenge, offering cash prizes for those who increase their percentages of participation the most.

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Classroom spending continues to slide in Arizona schools

New figures from the Auditor General’s Office show less than 54 cents out of every education dollar went into actual classroom spending — 7.4 percentage points below the national average.

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Indiana to write own education standards

After falling out of favor with Gov. Mike Pence, the national Common Core educational standards that had been adopted during the tenure of former Gov. Mitch Daniels have now been rejected by the State Legislature.

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Fla. lawmakers consider implementing new education reforms

Sweeping changes the Florida Legislature has made to education in recent years are likely to come to the forefront again during the upcoming session as lawmakers grapple with their implementation.

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Black kids receive a grossly fraudulent education

A voucher system would empower black parents to remove their children from high-cost and low-quality public schools and enroll them in lower-cost and higher-quality nonpublic schools.

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‘Education reform’ dies, which is just as well

The big problem with education has been the long decline not in the caliber of teachers but the caliber of students.

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