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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces Reese Teacher Fellowship

The William Reese Company Teacher Fellowship seeks to enrich high school curriculum by encouraging research into the development of interdisciplinary connections between American art and core curriculum subjects of language arts, history, social studies, and the sciences.

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Adaptive intervention solution from Edmentum individualizes learning for students who need it most

Edmentum Assessments includes diagnostic and formative assessments along with prescriptive content that equips students with personalized learning paths.

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'Broken schools' -- or broken debate over education?

If you want effectively to undermine the complicated, daily work of teachers and custodians and counselors and school traffic cops, you first need to destabilize people’s confidence in the solvency of the overall system. You basically need to create the educational equivalent of a run on the bank.

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It's true: Snowiest places are least likely to close schools

We all probably sort of knew this already, but a new map seems to show quite clearly that it doesn't take much snow to close schools in the Southern U.S. — and that it takes a lot to close them in the Northern half of the nation.

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Special-education students failed by the state of Mississippi

One in 10 Mississippi public school students has a disability, yet despite federal laws guaranteeing them the same chance at academic success as their nondisabled peers, most never graduate. One quarter of special-needs students leave Mississippi public schools with a traditional diploma.

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Washington state’s first charter school to open next fall in Seattle

Seattle will be home to the first charter school to open in Washington — a privately funded elementary school for homeless children that will become a publicly funded K-5 charter school next fall.

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Cafeteria manager placed on leave after Utah school lunch seizures

A cafeteria manager has been placed on paid administrative leave as the Salt Lake City School District investigates the seizure of school lunches from up to 40 young students with unpaid meal tabs.

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Yes, teachers do want to fix education

Here's the stereotype: Teachers and those who represent them have tin ears when it comes to teacher quality and training. Teachers, you see, are mostly interested in funding candidates — for school boards on up — who will protect their outrageous perks and their inherent right to do their jobs badly without consequence.

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Funds meant for N.Y.C. charters may be diverted to pre-K

New York City’s schools chancellor intends to shift $210 million away from charter schools to help pay for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s expansion of prekindergarten programs.

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L.A. Unified gets reduction on iPads price

The cost of the tablets that will be used on new state tests will be about $200 less per device, although the computers won't include curriculum. The revised price will be $504, compared to $699 for the iPads with curriculum.

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