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Christie's plan for longer school day would be expensive venture, officials say

Reaction among educators to Gov. Chris Christie’s call for a longer school day and year was mixed Tuesday, with some citing research linking more class time to higher achievement, while others saying the quality of instruction, and not the quantity, is paramount.

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Who says snow day means no school?

The frigid days of earlier this month demonstrated the need for schools to close when roads are icy and temperatures are dangerously low, but does education have to stop?

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Why does the Common Core make people so mad?

There’s room for informed debate on pedagogy, developmentally appropriate objectives, and other inside baseball, but the political aspect of it is a bit perplexing.

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West York (Pa.) refines high school expansion plans

The four items on the list are proposed locker rooms below the gym area that have access directly outside to the stadium, a bleacher area at one end of the basketball court in the new gym, a fitness area for cardio equipment and two classrooms.

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Baltimore, Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties demand more school construction money

In a separate statement all three county executives also argued that starting to revitalize schools in those areas will benefit the largest percentage of public school students.

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Extron introduces new HDCP-compliant annotator with DTP extension

The HDCP-compliant Annotator 300 includes HDMI and DisplayPort inputs, a universal analog video input, and three simultaneous outputs including two HDMI and a DTP 230 twisted pair output.

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Cree breaks performance and affordability barriers for high bay luminaire market

Offering versatile mounting options for a quick and easy one-for-one replacement of up to 400-watt HID fixtures and multi-lamp fluorescent high bay luminaires, the CXB High Bay luminaire simplifies installation and reduces labor costs during its 70,000-hour rated lifetime.

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Andover Public Schools looking at data differently with geovisual technology

As the district continues to grow, attendance areas will evolve to meet the needs of families and manage facility capacity. GuideK12 allows administrators to create scenarios on an interactive map and instantly understand the impact of each proposal.

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More Kansas Schools selecting Lexia Reading Core5 to improve reading outcomes

The program provides elementary school students access to personalized reading instruction that is proven to accelerate the development of foundational reading skills and comprehension.

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Libraries and schools reach 102 million digital checkouts during record-breaking 2013

Available eBook and audiobook titles, website visitors, eBook discovery and digital checkouts all increased substantially over 2012.

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