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CTB/McGraw-Hill Helps Schools Transition to Common Core Assessments Through Practical Guidebook

In an ongoing effort to help bring clarity and practical guidance to schools and teachers as they transition to assessments for the Common Core State Standards, CTB/McGraw-Hill has released a comprehensive eGuide, “Getting from Here to Core: How to Launch the Program that Launches Students.”

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Generation YES and Oba Partner to Teach Students to Become Online Learning Ambassadors

Generation YES, the leader in student-led technology learning, and Oba, a global cloud-based learning platform provider of the University of Oregon, announced a partnership that will teach students to lead online learning efforts in their schools.

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Tutoring Company Looking to Expand Staff By Recruiting 99 Out-of-Work Los Angeles Teachers

With financial hardship continuing to hit businesses hard, countless people are feeling hopeless that any company will be offering job opportunities but Varsity Tutors is.
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If Newark Teachers Ratify Pact, District Will Become a Model for Others

When Newark teachers vote whether to ratify or reject a contract offering them bonuses based on classroom performance for the first time, school officials across the state will be watching.

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Florida Charter School Paid Principal Lavish Salary

An Orange County charter school that gave its principal a $519,000 departure payout was an academic failure that struggled to provide its students with basic materials and qualified teachers, an evaluation by the school district shows.

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Conn. Schools Grapple with Racial Balance

The emotionally charged issues of race and education are on the agendas of several Connecticut school boards as officials struggle to seek state-mandated racial balance at elementary schools.

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Mesa (Ariz.) Schools Combat Drug Use

Valley teenagers are turning to synthetic drugs that are widely available, as evidenced by last week’s incident at Mesa High School.

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Top SRO in La. District: More Officers Not Needed

Some Lafayette Parish School Board members want increased police presence at larger middle and high school campuses, but the current rate of criminal activity at the schools doesn’t warrant the added officers, the supervisor of the district’s school resource officers said.

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Lakewood (N.J.) Schools Officials Spent Millions in Questionable Deals

The Lakewood Board of Education’s dealings with some of its largest vendors have been plagued by lax oversight and questionable contracts over the years, an Asbury Park Press investigation has found.

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Mass. Schools Report Thousands of Head Injuries in Sports

Nearly 3,000 Massachusetts students suffered a concussion or other head injury while playing sports during the last school year, according to the results of a first-of-its-kind survey completed by 164 schools.

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