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Racial Divide Seen in Mississippi Debate Over Charter Schools, Reform

Mississippi lawmaker Kenneth Wayne Jones, a Democrat, briefly became a political pariah last winter when he voted in favor of a proposal to expand charter schools in his state. He was the only African-American state senator to support the bill, which most members of Mississippi’s legislative Black Caucus disavowed.

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Newtown Schools Chief Urges Continued Police Guard

Newtown's schools superintendent is urging an indefinite police presence at the district's schools to allay fears among parents and children about gun violence.

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Student Shot at Calif. High School; Suspect Held

A student was shot and wounded at a rural California high school Thursday and a student suspect was taken into custody, officials said. The shooting occurred about 9 a.m. at Taft Union High School, a community of fewer than 10,000 people amid oil and natural gas production fields about 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles. A shotgun was used in the attack, officials said.

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National Survey Reveals Parents' Deep Concern About Protecting Kids from Violence

A new nationwide survey of parents commissioned by Common Sense Media and the Center for American Progress and released today finds that 75 percent of parents say shielding children from violence is difficult.

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The Sarah Kelly Music School: Where Students Get To Learn From Industry Greats

While it has only been open a year, enrollment at The Sarah Kelly Music School, north of Houston, Texas, is already near full capacity.

DreamBox introduces Intelligent Adaptive Learning™

Transform the way your students learn mathematics through a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning™ technology, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environments.

Enforcing digital citizenship programs with your district’s network infrastructure.

Watch the archive edition to hear author and consultant Mike Ribble and a case study from Woodford County Schools, KY.

Access new insight for boundary and enrollment planning with geovisual analytics

Interactive, web-based district planning. A case study with Miami-Dade County Public Schools

TipSoft for Education

Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.

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Malloy Urges Conn. Lawmakers to Make Schools Safer

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy urged Connecticut lawmakers Wednesday to work with him to prevent future tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, saying gun rights and public safety must be balanced but "freedom is not a handgun on the hip of every teacher."

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