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Newtown School Closed ‘Indefinitely’ As Investigation Continues

There are no classes Monday at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. and officials aren’t sure if the school will ever reopen.

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New Professional Development Resources from ASCD Support Problem-Based Learning, Differentiated Instruction, and Common Core Implementation

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, announces the release of a series of new PD In Focus® videos, as well as two PD Online® courses.

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Performance Learning Systems Opens Spring Course Enrollment

Enrollment is now open for spring 2013 courses from Performance Learning Systems (PLS), a leading provider of on-site and online graduate education and professional development courses for educators.

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Funds For Learning Announces Free Webinar Series

The Funding Year 2013 Form 471 filing window is officially open and applicants can now begin submitting applications for the upcoming funding year. The Funding Year 2013 filing window will be open for 93 days, closing at 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, March 14, 2013.

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Free Training Series Available for Literacy Support Software for Students with Special Needs

Atomic Learning and Texthelp Inc.  have partnered to offer free training tutorials on Read&Write GOLD from Texthelp.

Some Tutors Are Shouldering a Wider Load

Kateria Barnes was two weeks into her freshman year at New York University when she began to feel anxious and overwhelmed. There was so much to do: navigate a new city, register for classes, find classrooms, buy books.

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Miami-Dade Teachers’ Book Club a Think Tank on School Reform

Across the country, education reform is drawing big ideas and big bucks from some big names.

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New Ind. State Schools Leader Learning Lessons in Politics

Indiana’s new schools superintendent, Glenda Ritz, is making some allies in the Statehouse: Republican legislators who pushed the education-reform laws that triggered a wave of voter discontent that carried the Democrat Ritz into her new job.

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Higher Numbers of ELL, Other Needs in Topeka Schools

At Whitson Elementary School, Laura Austin’s class of eight first graders sat in two groups of four Friday morning, each student huddled behind a makeshift screen of manila folders, waiting for a spelling test.

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Schools Capitalize On Direct Shot At Federal Funds

Gov. Rick Perry had called it “foolish and irresponsible” for Texas to apply for funds from the Obama administration’s signature education initiative. He feared Race to the Top funding would come with too many federal mandates on how to run classrooms in his state.

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