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ODYSSEYWARE Releases Common Core Assessment & Remediation Tool

This tool helps teachers accurately identify student competency levels in relation to CCSS and provide supplemental materials for targeted skills remediation and practice to help students in grades K-8 achieve mastery.

Legislation Would Help Prepare Tenn. Schools to Treat Allergic Reactions

State legislators are considering a bill that could help children during school hours.

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Fla. Gov. Scott Presents District With $2.4M In Bonuses

Gov. Rick Scott presented an oversized check for more than $2.4 million to Collier County School District leaders Monday morning in recognition of the district’s performance on the state’s accountability system.

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Poughkeepsie Parents Push for Music In Schools

Parents and teachers of students in music programs at Poughkeepsie schools are bemoaning recent cuts in staff and opportunities for students to sing and perform — and protesting any future ones.

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Ala. City Council Approves $133,000 to Help Five Schools, Emphasizes Accountability

With an emphasis on accountability coming from one leader, the Pelham City Council on Monday night approved $133,000 for the community's five public schools to fund educational materials and other issues.

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Federal Grants Require Changes In Syracuse Schools

Seven "priority" schools chosen for federal funding are among the lowest achieving 5 percent of schools in New York State.

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Long Beach (Calif.) Middle Schools to Start Day An Hour Later

The Long Beach school board voted Monday to push start times at the district’s five middle schools from 8 to 9 a.m. -- a cost-cutting move officials believe will also boost student success.

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Report: Iowa City High Schools’ Capacity Lower Than Believed

The old way of calculating a school’s capacity no longer applies in the 21st century, a consultant for the Iowa City school district said Monday night.

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Sioux Falls (S.D) Schools Invest In Tech Help

Spurred on by South Dakota’s pending move to online tests, the Sioux Falls School District plans to spend $7.3 million during the next two years buying Google Chromebooks or Apple iPads for every student, from kindergarten through 12th grade.

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