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Santa Clara (Calif.) School Principal Charged with Selling Meth

Opening up a new avenue of investigation, authorities have found something even more disturbing in the home of a Santa Clara elementary school principal than methamphetamine and a date-rape drug—10 hidden cameras, including one tucked inside a Teddy bear.

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Shmoop Launches Calculus Guide

Shmoop relates real-life situations to advanced calculus concepts, including derivatives, limits, and differential equations. 

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Educators Worldwide Attend AAIE Institute for International School Leadership

Education leaders from more than 15 countries are enrolled this fall to attend the AAIE Institute for International School Leadership, an online educational initiative co-developed by the Association for the Advancement of International Education (AAIE) and Performance Learning Systems (PLS).

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NAEP Findings Confirm That Deep Conceptual Learning is Essential to Students’ Future Science Success

This past May the U.S. Department of Education released its “Condition of Education” report, which used 1990-2009 figures to reveal a trend of more high school students enrolling in science classes. However, despite students’ increased interest in science, only 21 percent of high school seniors performed at or above the proficient level and just 1 percent scored at the advanced level on the 2009 NAEP science test.

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National Food Advocate Network Helps Put Local Food on School Lunch Plates, in Curricula

As students settle into the new school year, they're finding more local food on their lunch trays, more nutrition and agriculture-related topics in their curriculum and more gardens in the schoolyard thanks, in part, to the "Farm to School" movement.

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Lenovo Acquires Stoneware to Expand Secure Cloud Computing

As a result of this acquisition, Lenovo will add significant new technologies and accelerate its capabilities for both commercial and consumer cloud offerings, particularly the ability to provide secure content across multiple devices in education and government.

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GuideK12 Partners with BLEgroup to Draw the Line toward Smarter Schooling

GuideK12 has chosen the BLEgroup to gain valuable insight on product development, pilot program implementation and district trends by leveraging the BLEgroup’s platform. 

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Texas SAT Scores Drop, But Participation Rates Surge

A report from the Texas Education Agency on the state's 2012 SAT scores shows two things about Texas students over the past five years: more students are the taking the test, but they aren't performing as well.

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LAUSD Special Ed Failings Still Fly Under Radar

Thirteen percent of America's public school students receive special education services. LAUSD closely mirrors this statistic.

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Education Nation: Finding Classroom Success in Mix of Spanish, English

Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School in Baldwin Park, Calif., is a noisy place.

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