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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Why are reading textbooks so out-of-date?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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Colorado schools, with help, are teaching students personal finance

School districts in Colorado have long had the discretion to include personal-finance topics in their curriculum, but many didn't or only gave them minimal attention.

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Schools caught in the middle of legal battle over mascots

Despite a Wisconsin state law and court ruling, the Mukwonago Area School District and the wider community have held tight to the school nickname — Indians — and logo of an Indian in a full warbonnet headdress.

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Cell towers at schools ignite debate in Maryland district

For a school system in an era of bare-bones budgets, building cellphone towers on school properties can mean easy money. But for some parents, the towers pose health and safety risks for their children.

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