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Feds Propose Ban on Chips, Candy from Schools

The U.S. Department of Agriculture submitted a proposal, congruent with first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to combat childhood obesity, that will essentially ban unhealthy foods from schools nationwide.

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Ill. High Schools Look At Impact of New Standards

Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are beginning to look at how it will implement new Common Core State Standards, an initiative in schools across 46 states to increase academic rigor.

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School Risk… Too Risky to Ignore

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

Boston Schools Chief Blasts ‘Poor Judgment’ on Criminal Checks

Hub schools boss Carol Johnson — fuming over a van driver with past convictions who flew under the radar — is calling for a complete overhaul of the department’s criminal screening to ensure other lawbreakers don’t slip through the cracks.

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California Failing to Deliver Vital Instruction to Thousands of English Learner Students

The ACLU of California, the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) and the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP today warned state education officials of possible litigation if they do not act immediately to provide essential language instruction to thousands of underserved English learner (EL) students, as required by state and federal law.

Hitachi Rated Top Professional Projector Brand In 2012 PMA Dealer Survey

Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group this week announced that Hitachi has been named the top-rated projector brand for dealers serving the professional market in a survey conducted by Pacific Media Associates (PMA).

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