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Up to 50 Dallas ISD Schools Could See New Principals Next Year

Forty to 50 Dallas ISD schools will have new principals next fall as Superintendent Mike Miles presses his leadership overhaul to rally a struggling district.

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Charter School Demand in Mass. Disputed

Waiting list totals can count students more than once, a review of state data found.

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Sequestration Hits Impact Aid Districts

Most districts won’t feel the impact of sequester cuts for another year. But Silver Valley (Calif.) USD is already facing the harsh reality of nearly $500,000 in funding cuts this year alone.

Education Schools Innovate to Supply STEM Teachers

Several model education programs are leading the charge to fulfill President Barack Obama's call for 100,000 highly qualified STEM teachers over the next decade, and to get them ready for the much-anticipated new K-12 math and science standards.

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Is All of 12th Grade Necessary for All Students?

With the coming of spring, so comes the rite of senioritis, that time when high school seniors do very little of an academic nature, and, as a result, often get themselves into trouble due to having too much time, accompanied by too little structure.

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TipSoft for Education

Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.

Increasing Teacher Success with Online, Collaborative PD

Watch the archive edition for case studies about how synchronous PD is increasing teacher success.

Digital Inclusion: New Policies and Leadership Urgently Needed

Answering a need to achieve a ubiquitous technology environment.

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School District Clinics in Wis. Could Help Trim Health Costs

By launching an on-site health clinic for employees, the Green Bay Area Public School District has cut costs for itself - as well as for teachers and their dependents covered by district health insurance. And the West Bend School District is on the verge of taking the same step.

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Cursive Handwriting Disappearing From Public Schools

The curlicue letters of cursive handwriting, once considered a mainstay of American elementary education, have been slowly disappearing from classrooms for years. Now, with most states adopting new national standards that don’t require such instruction, cursive could soon be eliminated at most public schools.

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