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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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AASA Highlights Improvements in School Air Quality

The American Association of School Administrators (AASA) has launched a new website, IAQ in Practice, to highlight school districts that have successfully improved air quality in their buildings.

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Study: Girls Losing Ground in STEM Education Opportunities

A new study has found that girls are shying away from pursuing math and science educations with increasing frequency. The report, which originated at the University of Sydney, saw an almost ten percent jump in girls declining from studying a form of math from 2001 to 2011, the website Phys.org learned. Additionally, only 13.8 percent of girls took a math or science subject for higher school certification in 2011.

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Colorado District Takes Up Arms While Gun Debate Rages in Denver

A tiny school district in southeast Colorado — too small to afford an armed security guard and too far from the nearest town for deputies to respond quickly to an emergency — is the first to announce that its principal and superintendent will soon carry weapons to school.

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