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Children’s Physical Activity Guidelines


Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.

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Most Wisconsin Schools Get Good Marks Under New Report Card System

Many call Carmen High School of Science and Technology a model for serving low-income students in Milwaukee.

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DOJ Sues to Protect the Constitutional Rights of Children in Mississippi

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against the city of Meridian, Miss.; Lauderdale County, Miss.; judges of the Lauderdale County Youth Court; and the state of Mississippi alleging that the defendants systematically violate the due process rights of juveniles.

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Calif. Sees Record Number of New Charter Schools

California's charter schools continue to grow at a rapid clip with more new schools opening than ever before, an industry association said Wednesday.

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EPS/School Specialty Leverages Power of Tablets to Support Reading Intervention with 120 New eBooks

EPS, a division of School Specialty, launched its first eBooks for reading intervention today at the Virtual Schools Symposium in New Orleans. All 120 Illustrated Decodable Readers in its S.P.I.R.E. Specialized Program Individualizing Reading Excellence) reading intervention program will be available December 2012 for use on iPad, Kindle and NOOK.

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School Improvement Network Surveys 7,000 Educators on Student Success

School Improvement Network, the leader in teacher effectiveness resources and training, released the results of the company’s latest national survey titled, “Top 5 things Parents Should Know to Ensure Student Success.”

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TalentEd Perform Selected by Virginia Beach City Public Schools to Manage Teacher Evaluations

Following a comprehensive evaluation of national vendors, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) selected Netchemia LLC to provide its TalentEd Perform cloud-based teacher evaluation software in response to the Virginia Department of Education’s new teacher evaluation requirements.

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Goalbook Nabs $915K From NewSchools & More To Help Teachers Transform Special Education

When it graduated from Imagine K12′s edtech accelerator last year, Goalbook was tapping into the excitement over technology’s ability to personalize learning by embarking on a mission to give every student a single, shared lesson plan.

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Calif. Parents May Sue Over Yoga in Public Schools

Parents in a southern California community are considering legal action over the constitutionality of a form of yoga being taught to their children, which they claim is introducing religion into public schools.

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With New iPads, Apple Targets Education Opportunity

For Apple's iPad and its tablet rivals, there are three major markets:

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