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Importance of Pushing Digital Education

President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan last year issued what has become known as the "digital mandate," challenging schools to adopt digital technology by 2017.

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Buffalo Schools Fail to Implement Wellness Policy

One aspect of school improvement that is not being given the emphasis it deserves is the health and safety of our children. A snapshot of public health indicators among Buffalo Public School students reflects a troubling picture.

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Opening the Cradle to Prison Pipeline -- The Newest Jim Crow

The most recent education news provides alarming indications that the "pipeline" from early childhood neglect to young adult incarceration is disappearing. I don't suggest that the problem is going away. Quite to the contrary.

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School Risk… Too Risky to Ignore

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California Middle School Decides Girls’ Leggings Must Be Covered

How tight is too tight for school? Administrators and teachers at a middle school in Petaluma, Calif., are asking themselves this question as they implement a new dress code policy around girls’ form-fitting pants. Kenilworth Junior High has been making national news for prohibiting girls from wearing tight-fitting pants because they’re “distracting to teenage boys,” according to KTVU-TV.

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The Marcus Whitman District (Gorham, N.Y.) Appoints Superintendent

The Marcus Whitman Central School District Board of Education has appointed a new superintendent of schools. Jeramy Clingerman, principal of Waterloo High School, was appointed at the board’s meeting Monday. Clingerman replaces Michael Chirco, who will be retiring from the district July 1 after five years.

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School Funding Issues Can't Be Fixed Locally

I find the the guest editorials from the Saratogian which ran in the Gazette on April 3 to be poorly informed. I realize this was on the opinion page, where any opinion can be printed, but I would think that a responsible publication would not want to propagate false information. Here are my personal opinions. They do not necessarily represent the total Lew-Port Board of Education, but they are factual.

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Four Oklahoma School Safety Bills Await Gov. Fallin's Signature

Four bills authored by House Speaker T.W. Shannon related to the issue of school safety passed full votes in the House Thursday. Speaker Shannon and President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman and Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb said they created the Oklahoma Commission on School Security in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings.

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