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Chicago suburb's new deputy superintendent to start in May

The Palatine Elementary School District 15 Board of Education appointed Matthew J. Barbini to be the district's new deputy superintendent of schools during its February 12 meeting.

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TeacherLists.com new partnership with NAESP

The National Association of Elementary School Principals and TeacherLists.com, the National School Supply Lists Directory, announced a multi-year partnership to provide NAESP members a free solution to make back-to-school easier, faster and smarter for their school communities.

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Chamber report suggests bold steps to overhaul Indianapolis IPS

Indianapolis Public Schools should reduce staff, sell some key properties and share space with charter schools in an effort to reduce a $30 million budget deficit, according to a newly released Indy Chamber report.

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Pennsylvania schools seek OK for armed guards

Greenville and Commodore Perry school districts have asked that a Mercer County Common Pleas Court judge issue orders allowing them to have armed security guards at their schools.

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Reasons for closing 7 Columbus school buildings are varied

The initial screening criteria Columbus City Schools used to determine which seven schools it should close this summer produced a list of 13 schools for consideration.

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The Common Core is tough on kids with special needs

The standards don't allow enough flexibility for students who learn differently.

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We need to restore trust, respect in public schools

The current landscape of education is marred by a negative narrative involving teacher preparation, accreditation, standards of learning, school safety, student conduct, choice, parent involvement and a litany of challenges not easily solved.

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Health education is missing in some Florida elementary schools

Duval County Superintendent Nikolai Vitti said the missing health lessons don’t pertain to every elementary school, but there are some where the teaching isn’t happening.

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