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Five candidates in the running for Ohio district's board of ed

Five candidates will be up for three available full-term seats on the Southern Local School District's Board of Education on Nov. 5. Incumbents Linda M. Morris, 66, Bill Pitts, 52, and John R. Sawyer, 68, will face the challenge of political newcomers Karl C. Blissenbach, 42, and Robert Kip Dowling.

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Toyota and Discovery Education invite teens to make original videos to inspire their peers to become safer drivers

While cars today are safer than ever, automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens and according to the National Safety Council, the year a teenager gets their license will be one of the most dangerous of their life.

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Tyler Technologies announces new cloud-based transportation management solution

Traversa is the first transportation solution on the market to offer a comprehensive, customizable, Web-based solution with a suite of transportation applications in one system.

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ASCD offers member-only webinar series

The webinars will feature ASCD authors and well-known, industry-recognized experts. Members also have unlimited access to the archives and handouts for continued learning at their own pace.

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Students learn current events with rap music on Pearson’s Online Learning Exchange

Developed with Flocabulary, this engaging current events course offers a unique perspective on major news stories on Pearson's web – and mobile-ready – digital learning destination that provides quality, standards-based content to teachers and students.

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San Francisco schools combat online cruelty amid wide concern

The escalation of electronic attacks has politicians, parents and school principals scrambling to catch up to today's tech-savvy kids to prevent more damage - and death.

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Schools a good place to make condoms available to teens, doctors say

Although teenagers should be encouraged to abstain from sex, they should also have access to cheap condoms, pediatricians said Monday. To be most effective, they should also be accompanied by sex education programs.

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Former Flint schools superintendent co-authors book on saving black boys in public schools

A former Flint School District superintendent has co-authored a book on a subject he's calling a matter of life and death. Walter Milton Jr. and Michael W. Nellums have published, "A Matter of Life or Death: Why Black Men Must Save Black Boys in America’s Public Schools."

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Why are reading textbooks so out-of-date? Blame copyright laws

Educational materials rely heavily on the public domain, which means they tend to be filled with texts written before the mid-1920s.

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Michigan considers grading schools from A to F

Michigan’s new color-coded school accountability system already could be up for an overhaul just two months after its debut. Some lawmakers say schools should get A-F grades so parents and others can easily understand performance.

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