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Failing Ind. Schools Would Face State Takeover More Quickly Under House Bill

Struggling schools could face state takeover much more quickly under a wide-ranging bill to overhaul the state's A to F grading system for schools.

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English Language Learners Gain an Average 2.4 Grade Levels of English Reading Ability in Richland Hills, TX

The last of six programs honored for the 2013 Read Right Award of Excellence has developed a site-based staff that is producing extraordinary results with English language learners, special education students, and regular education students.

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Look Beyond Favorites to Up-and-Coming Schools in the Neighborhood

Joyce Szuflita, who founded NYC School Help and advises families on public and private school admissions, frequently helps parents negotiate those tradeoffs.

Syracuse Schools to Undergo Major Teacher Shuffle This Fall

At least five Syracuse schools – and possibly as many as seven – will have to replace their principals and at least half their teachers by September.

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Orange County Schools Work to Bridge Digital Divide

Advancing school technology is causing a large divide, between those kids with a computer at home and those without.

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CDW-G Report: Work Imitates Life in Cloud Computing Adoption

The report found that more than half of organizations are migrating or planning to migrate specific applications or infrastructure to the cloud, and that personal use of cloud services is significantly influencing organizational decisions.

DeKalb (Ga.) Schools Face Key Hearing

DeKalb County school board members are preparing for a key hearing that could determine whether Georgia's governor makes sweeping changes in the school system's leadership.

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Logical Operations to Receive Prestigious ProCert Classroom Excellence Award for Its Textbooks

Logical Operations, the market leader in instructor-led training (ILT) materials in Information Technology and related business topics, is the first ILT publisher in the world to have earned ProCert Labs' prestigious Classroom Excellence Award.

New Standards Mean Fewer Passing Test Scores In Ill. Schools

Some Downers Grove elementary school students could see a significant dip in their performance on standardized tests this year, a byproduct of a more difficult state exam and higher passing requirements for 2013.

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SoftChalk Cloud Upgrades its e-Learning Software for Seamless Mobile Delivery and LMS Integration

Award-winning education technology leader, SoftChalk, LLC announced the launch of new features and enhancements to SoftChalk Cloud, its cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform that works with virtually any learning management system (LMS).

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