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Missouri County Makes School Safety Task Force Report Public

A school safety task force in St. Charles County, Mo. has identified a series of recommendations to improve security across local campuses. According to Dr. Bernard DuBray, Superintendent of the Fort Zumwalt School District and task force chairman, the meetings proved beneficial and played a crucial role in starting the project off in the right direction.

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Sandy Hook Is Paint Scheme for Daytona 500 Car

NASCAR racer Michael Waltrip will carry a special Sandy Hook School Support Fund paint scheme in the Feb. 24 Daytona 500. The tribute is part of a joint effort of the two-time Daytona 500 champion, Swan Racing, which will supply Waltrip the No. 26 car, and NASCAR to raise awareness and contributions for the fund.

N.Y. Mayor Gives LA School Board $1 Million

New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has donated $1 million to help preserve a Los Angeles Board of Education majority that has pushed for several controversial efforts dealing with teachers — including remaking evaluations and speeding the dismissal process — that are supported by the L.A. mayor and the superintendent.

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Obama’s State of the Union Education Plans

Expanding early education programs and redesigning high schools to prepare students for a high-tech economy were among the educational goals proposed by President Barack Obama in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night. The following are initial reactions from education associations to his address.

A Son’s Fears and a Father’s Response

Starting to feel safe again after the Sandy Hook tragedy.

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.

Workforce Ready from Kronos

Manage essential workforce information in one platform – with one employee record and one simple user interface.

School Risk… Too Risky to Ignore

Learn the practical steps all school administrators must take to ensure schools are safe and operational.

Textbooks to Tablets

Preparing for digital education by 2017.

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Baltimore City School Board Revokes Contracts of Several Schools

The Baltimore school board voted Tuesday night to not renew the contracts of several charter and other independently run schools — but deferred making decisions about whether most of them would close.

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