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Blackboard Collaborate

To change the way teachers teach today’s active learners, we must change the way teachers learn using the learning technologies and media already embraced by their students, such as Blackboard Collaborate.

So You Think You’re Ready for Common Core Math?

View the on-demand presentation to learn the keys to meeting the new Common Core State Standards for Math.

Every Major School Reform Issue is Hotly Debated, Bitterly Divisive

Every major issue in school reform — whether it be school closings, charter schools, vouchers, teacher hiring and firing, school control, teacher evaluations, testing, curriculum or tracking — is hotly debated and brutally divisive.

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N.J.'s Poor Districts Have Limited Role Designing New Schools, Court Rules

New Jersey's poorest school districts cannot design or acquire land for any new schools to be bankrolled by the state, an appeals court ruled today, dealing a setback to advocacy groups pushing for more local control.

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Immersion Schools Get Strategic About Foreign Language Education

Language immersion schools in the U.S. have grown in numbers and scope in a relatively short period of time.

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Maine Laptop Choice Leaves Schools Relieved, Confused

School officials across Maine reacted with relief and confusion Monday to Gov. Paul LePage's decision to make Hewlett-Packard the preferred supplier of computers for the state's middle school laptop program.

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Server Crashes End School Testing Across Oklahoma

School testing came to a halt statewide early Monday because the CTB/McGraw-Hill testing company servers in New Jersey crashed around 9 a.m., state education officials said.

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Florida Schools Consider Shift in Elementary P.E. Schedules

More elementary schools in Pinellas County could be cutting back on physical education classes next school year to make sure students and teachers get more out of class time.

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Coffee Bistros Turning Up in Some Texas Schools

School officials say cafes create a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere where students can study or work on group projects during school hours.

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Philly Schools Need $60M More From City

In the midst of a massive property-tax overhaul, Philadelphia school leaders want additional money to help plug a $304 million budget hole.

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