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ACLU Warns Kansas District to Cancel Creationist Assemblies

The American Civil Liberties Union has warned a southwest Kansas school district against holding mandatory student assemblies that feature a creationist group. Hugoton Public Schools invited Creation Truth Foundation’s founder Dr. G. Thomas Sharp to teach the “Truth about Dinosaurs” at two assemblies next week. At least one of the assemblies will be mandatory for all students and teachers.

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Is Common Core Cutting-Edge Education or Just Use of a Dull Blade?

Talk to Melissa Colsman and you know she's a teacher, even before she tells you she once taught math. The executive director of the Colorado Department of Education's Teaching and Learning Unit makes a compelling case for what public schools need.

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Is Michigan Delivering Quality Public Education?

Let’s be clear, a child who does not receive a quality education today will become an adult without much of a future tomorrow. If we allow children to rot in historically failing schools, we all will suffer.

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Arlington, Texas District Looking at Security Measures

Arlington school board members say they have no desire for teachers to bring concealed guns to class and instead are focusing on measures such as new surveillance cameras and door buzzers to improve security at elementary schools.

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Texas Principal and Parent Honored by intelliVOL

Because every hour counts, two local Katy citizens were given honorary hourglasses today by intelliVOL, makers of x2VOL. Assistant Principal Romulo “Rom” Crespo from Morton Ranch High School and Jeanmarie Mayfield who volunteers at Seven Lakes High School, were recognized with a special award for their efforts to develop community service programs at their respective schools.

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Are Schools Getting Tongue-Tied?

ESL programs face new challenges.

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myON™ Reader Adds Android App to its Mobile Access Library

More than 1.2 million students already have access to thousands of books on the myON platform, but this expansion will provide them with unlimited anytime, anywhere access to their personalized learning environment from virtually any device using the Android operating system.

Lack of Funding Will Sidetrack Missouri's Education Goals

As executive director of the Southwest Center for Educational Excellence, a consortium of 45 public school districts, private schools, colleges, and universities, I feel it is my duty to share some thoughts on Senate Bill 26, sponsored by Sen. Will Kraus of Lee’s Summit.

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