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Anchorage Superintendent Interviews for Iowa Job

Anchorage school Superintendent Jim Browder is due to meet the public and interview for the superintendent's job in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday. School Board members in Anchorage said they learned on Friday that Browder had applied for the Iowa position and is one of three finalists. The deadline for candidates to apply for the Iowa job was Feb. 11.

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Dr. Julia Espe Could be Princeton’s Superintendent of Schools

The Princeton Board of Education met in special session Tuesday night to determine the future of the school district’s leadership plan. The agenda for the meeting, posted Friday, March 1, states that the school board will discuss and act on offering the permanent superintendent position to Espe. That came a day after an original posting, stating that the board will discuss and act on extending Espe’s current contract as interim superintendent.

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New Jersey Superintendent Plans to Reshape Montclair Schools

Eight new positions will be created to focus on teacher effectiveness and come with a price tag of more than $800,000 in 2013-2014, but the overall school budget is down 3.3 percent from this year's.

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Tablet Integration Takes Hold in School

Here are some tips from two district leaders who have successfully undergone the change to those considering a move to tablets.

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TipSoft for Education

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25 Big Ideas About Online Learning in 25 Minutes

A panel of experts weighs in on what you need to know before implementing blended or online learning.

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Schools Sensitive to Guns Target Child's Play

Critics say it is an overreaction to children who are just kidding. But after shootings like the Newtown, Conn., massacre, school leaders are taking tougher approaches.

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Ore. District Expects More Cuts Despite State Increase in Ed. Funding

The legislative proposal relies on $200 million in PERS reform. If that doesn't happen or is held up in court, Hillsboro will slash another $3.7 million from next school year's budget, said Adam Stewart, chief financial officer.

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