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Easton Area School District (Pa.) to Bill Cyber and Charter Schools for Students Who Play Sports

Former Easton Area School District students who transferred to cyber and charter schools can still play for Easton's home teams, but their new schools will have to pay.

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Wis. Schools Turn Away From Gimmicks to Motivate Students for Test Season

Sophomores at Wausau West High School are about two-thirds the way through taking state standardized tests, and they have no questions about how critical it is that they do well.

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How to Successfully Implement Common Core Math Standards

School Improvement Network, the leader in Common Core and teacher effectiveness resources, releases the newest method for increasing student learning and achievement in math.

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Scholastic to Donate One Million Books and Other Teaching Resources to Schools and Libraries Devastated by Hurricane Sandy

With more than 20 schools in New York City unable to reopen and dozens of schools in New Jersey still closed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, today announced that it will donate one million books to schools and libraries in the hardest-hit areas of the tri-state region.

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Hiatt to Present "Secrets to Designing & Evangelizing Your DS Project" on 11/29

Those with educational institutions and school districts that are considering investing in a private digital communications network are invited to attend the Digital Signage Connection's (DSC) free webcast at 2pm EDT, on Thursday, 11/29.

Budget Cuts Force Beaverton (Ore.) Teachers Into Classes They've Never Taught

Jessica Keskitalo spent five years teaching world history, economics and government at Westview High School.

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Bretford Expands MDM Cart Line with 3 New Compact Models for Schools

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.®, a United States manufacturer of dependable furniture products that improve how people work and learn, announced an expansion to its MDM Cart line, which includes three new models with a 20 percent smaller footprint for more options to fit needs and budgets in K-12, higher education and business environments.

Passage of Ga. Charter Schools Amendment Heartens Some, Worries Others

With the bruising battle over the charter schools amendment in the state’s rear-view mirror, educators and politicians are focusing on what they believe comes next.

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N.Y. District Tweaking New Lunch Plans

In September, schools began following a federal law to make lunches healthier, but some of the changes have been unpopular with students, and now some schools are searching for solutions.

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Fighting Truancy in Chicago Schools: A Score Card on Strategies

Chicago school officials have tried but largely abandoned various strategies for combating truancy in grades K-8 during the past two decades, while collecting little if any data on whether the programs were effective or why some failed. A few programs remain in place but operate on a limited scale or are riddled with problems, the Tribune found.

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