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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).

School District of Philadelphia Saving Some Schools, Closing Others

The School District of Philadelphia has revised its facilities master plan that would close or merge dozens of city elementary, middle and high schools.

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Schools Chief Wants Review of Knox County (Tenn.) Security

Knox County Superintendent Jim McIntyre wants the security systems at all of the district’s 88 schools to be reviewed by the end of the summer.

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Hobsons and Roadtrip Nation Partner to Help Students Find their Roads in Life

Through this integration, more than 5 million students with access to Naviance Family Connection can now watch video conversations with hundreds of accomplished individuals – ranging from CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to filmmakers, scientists, sports writers, entrepreneurs, political activists, and everything in between – on how they were able to overcome life’s challenges to reach their goals.

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ODYSSEYWARE Releases SPARC to Support Common Core

SPARC helps teachers accurately identify student competency levels (grades K-8) in relation to CCSS and provides supplemental materials for targeted skills remediation and practice to help them achieve mastery.

Prevention First: A Physician's Prescription for Safer Schools

These days, it seems like our leaders in Washington have trouble finding common ground.

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Bold New Rule: Students in the U.K. Must Study Personal Finance

The U.K. in early February made it all but official: personal finance instruction will be mandatory throughout the school system beginning in 2014.

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NCTM Focuses on Equity: Identity and Power

A special issue of the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME) focuses on equity at the intersection of research and practice in mathematics education.

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