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Half of Closed Flint Schools in Last Decade Mostly in Black Areas

Nearly half of the more than 20 school closures announced by the Flint School District over the last decade have been in predominantly black neighborhoods on the northwest side of the city, according to an MLive-Flint Journal analysis.

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Texas Advocacy Group Wields Charter-Policy Power

A single education advocacy group, Raise Your Hand, has influence in negotiations over Texas legislation and has won it both respect and exasperation in education circles.

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Ind. Schools Seeing More Success with Tax Hikes

Indiana school districts that won voters' approval last week for the majority of the tax increases they had sought to boost school funding may be becoming more skilled at selling the public on the need for those tax hikes, say experts who've tracked Indiana's school referendums for several years.

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Will Cameras Make Schools Safer in Vermont?

Since 20-year-old Adam Lanza gunned down 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in December, education officials in Vermont and across the nation have taken steps to review and increase security. That's driving a renewed interest in surveillance cameras.

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Baltimore Schools Prep For Massive Renovations

Baltimore public schools are on the verge of a system-wide makeover that officials hope will provide safer learning conditions for students and spark an era of academic achievement.

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D. Rico Munn Appointed as Next Superintendent of Aurora Public Schools

The Aurora Board of Education appointed D. Rico Munn as the next Superintendent of Schools Tuesday. Munn served on the Colorado Board of Education from 2003 to 2007 and was a member of Gov. Bill Ritter’s cabinet from 2007 to 2011.

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Play-Based Interventions Can Help Kids

I have been a school social worker in the small Westmoreland Central School District in central New York for 26 years. And I have experienced what is now documented in research, that schools are seeing more children with mental health difficulties, such as fear and anxiety.

Addressing Rise in Autism

School administrators need to adapt to rising numbers of autism cases, despite reports from the U.S. Autism and Asperger Association that show educators have been overwhelmed and unable to provide for all the affected students for years.

ST Math

Interactive math software that helps meet the requirements of the Common Core and develops students’ critical thinking as it transforms learning.

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