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Track your progress in digital learning

Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards.

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Track your progress in digital learning

Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards.

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Andrew Ko appointed to Virginia Board of Education

Andrew Ko is a general manager in Microsoft Corporation’s U.S. Partners In Learning program. Prior to this role, he was director for National Solutions for Microsoft U.S. Public Sector.

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Cold weather closings force schools to change lunch menus

At least one good thing came from recent school closings due to subzero weather in January: Green Bay school officials learned elementary school kids love kiwi.

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State highway dollars tapped for K-12 education costs in Kansas

For school superintendents tracking their budgets and state aid payments, something is different this year. Tens of millions of dollars in aid are going to districts not from the State General Fund but rather the State Highway Fund.

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One North Carolina district may back away from state testing plan

Wake County school leaders hope to get state permission for an alternative to the plan to make all the district’s third-grade students take 36 mini-tests in the coming months, after facing questions on whether the approach amounts to excessive testing.

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Nine charter school groups signal plans to apply to open in Nashville

Citing financial pressures posed by the recent influx of new charters, the city school board has requested only two types of charter proposals: new elementary charter schools to ease overcrowded schools in part of the district or groups willing to take over chronically poor-performing schools.

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Utah's new education adviser says she's terrified and 'having a ball'

A former state school board member, Tami Pyfer's is serving as a liaison between parents, educators, lawmakers and the governor's office on issues related to education — the state's largest tax expenditure.

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At 65, Hillsborough schools chief has no plans to retire

Unlike many large school districts, Hillsborough has a history of longevity in its leadership. The superintendent's position is a prime example—MaryEllen Elia signed her contract in 2005.

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Pennsylvania governor expected to ask for more education money

Gov. Tom Corbett could call for at least $100 million more for public schools and $20 million more for special education on top of the extra $10 million he has already said he wants for preschool in 2014-15.

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