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Debit card alternative to payroll checks

Watch this archive about a case study from Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida, one of the largest districts in the country, and find out how and why the district is replacing payroll checks with the rapid!

Atlanta School Board Considers Own Police Force

Superintendent Erroll Davis proposes forming Atlanta Public Schools’ own police force, as other metro Atlanta districts have done. Armed school resource officers would replace school security now provided by Atlanta police officers.

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Increasing Teacher Success with Online, Collaborative PD

Watch the archive edition for case studies about how synchronous PD is increasing teacher success.

TipSoft for Education

Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.

5 effective steps to solving the bullying epidemic, and the tools to get you there

Learn how districts can use the latest technology to combat bullying, violence, drug abuse and other dangerous behavior.

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Fla. Parents Voice Concern Over Charter Schools' Finances

Pembroke Pines charter school parents showed up in full force Monday night to voice their concerns about the financial instability of the city-run charter system.

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Integrating instruction and formative assessment effectively

Using data from continued, timely assessment can strengthen teacher effectiveness and increase student achievement

Abduction Turns Focus on Protocol at Philadelphia Schools

There are major concerns as to how a kidnapping was allowed to happen inside a Philadelphia school.

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Baltimore Teachers Get Bonuses In Some Schools with Lower Suspension Rates

The Baltimore school system is paying bonuses to teachers and administrators at struggling schools that reduce suspensions, drawing criticism from union leaders who say the program could provide a financial incentive to ignore problems and jeopardize school safety.

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NYC City Council Speaker Offers Different Approach to Schools’ Faults and Student Services

Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker and a presumptive candidate for mayor of New York, laid out a vision for improving the city’s schools in a speech on Tuesday in which she emphasized an increased focus on literacy, using accomplished teachers as mentors and extending the school day for many students.

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