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David L. Evans is New Executive Director of the National Science Teachers Association

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, today announced that Dr. David L. Evans, former Director of the Center for Sustainability: Earth, Energy, and Climate at Noblis, Inc., will serve as the association's new Executive Director.

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Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Provide Career Exploration, Job Skills Development Opportunities for Students

Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students.

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Drones In Classrooms

Teaching math and science has never been more engaging. A new product launched is allowing teachers to use quad-copters, robotic-arms and rovers to teach math and science using dedicated educational apps aligned with mandated standards.

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SDE Offers PreK - 1st Grade Educators a Direct Route to Success with the New Common Core State Standards

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its 2013 PreK-1 Educators Common Core State Standards Academy, taking place July 20-22, 2013 in Chicago.

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E2020 Becomes Edgenuity with Launch of an Engaging New Student Experience

E2020, Inc. today revealed a powerful new student experience with a host of features designed to drive deeper student engagement and help schools and districts realize the full potential of their online and blended learning models. In step with the launch of its new platform, e2020 also comes to the market with a new brand identity: Edgenuity.

Minn. Schools Avoid Saying, ‘Go See the Principal’

State education officials are training teachers to better help students understand how to behave in school and encouraging principals to come up with alternatives to suspension.

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Chicago Parents Make Pre-Emptive Push to Keep School Open

Bundled up against the biting cold on a recent evening, parents of students at Brentano Elementary Math and Science Academy knocked on doors and collected signatures in an effort to keep their school open.

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Local Hires Demanded for San Francisco Construction Project

A group of San Francisco residents is threatening to shut down construction on the new Willie L. Brown, Jr. Middle School when work begins later this year unless the school district agrees to hire neighborhood residents.

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Ohio School Picks New Superintendent

John R. Kellogg, 50, will become chief next school year, replacing Dan Good, who plans to retire after six years in charge of the district.

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Calif. Finances Upgrades by Making the Next Generation Pay

School officials in Santa Ana were in a bind several years ago: they wanted to build hundreds of new classrooms, but feared that voters would rebel against tax increases to pay for the construction.

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