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Locals React to Education Election Results

Now that voters have overturned all three Students Come First laws, educators are left with a lot of unanswered questions. Voters voiced strong opposition to Propositions 1, 2 and 3 during Tuesday’s election.

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Midland Park Education Foundation Donates $40K

Interwrite Boards installed in 24 school classrooms are the latest gift of the Midland Park Public Education Foundation. The interactive boards were installed during the summer recess as part of the foundation's ongoing effort to support new curriculum initiatives and enrichment opportunities.

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Pence: Education Reforms Will Stay

Indianapolis Governor-elect Mike Pence said Wednesday he will push forward with education reforms including private school vouchers and merit pay programs for teachers.

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California Passes Proposition 30

On Election Day, California voters passed Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase that will prevent a nearly $6 billion cut to the state’s public schools. Backed by Gov. Jerry Brown, the proposition is the first general tax increase passed in the state in two decades. It will increase sales taxes by a quarter of a cent for four years on the state’s base rate of 7.25 percent, and income taxes for those earning more than $250,000 for seven years.

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Indiana Charter School Principal Selects observe4success Again

observe4success, a leading provider of easy-to-use, classroom observation and walkthrough software is pleased to announce the implementation of its system by LEAD College Prep Charter School in Gary, Indiana.

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Texas District Uses Adaptive Curriculum for EOC Assessments

While school districts across Texas are using Adaptive Curriculum (AC) Science Texas™ to transform their science instruction and help meet the requirements of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Science, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District (EM-S) is leading the way in a new and expanded use of the award-winning concept mastery solution.

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Duval County Schools chooses LearningStation as its Assessment Solution

LearningStation, a leading provider of customized K-12 assessment software is pleased to announce that LearningStation Insight has been implemented into Duval County’s nearly 200 schools.

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Emulex Lauded as a National Math Supporter by the Non-Profit MIND Research Institute

The education non-profit MIND Research Institute announced that it is naming Orange County-based Emulex as Corporation of the Year for its support of math education, Colorado Springs District 11 2012 Rising Star for its commitment to math education, and Ritter Elementary in Los Angeles Unified School District its 2012 School of the Year for its math performance.

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Bigfork School District Responds to Pertussis Outbreak

As of Friday afternoon there were four confirmed cases of Pertussis, more commonly known as “whooping cough,” in the Bigfork School District and antibiotics were recommended to students who came in contact with the infected.

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Columbia Public Schools Considers Changes to PE Curriculum

Although freshmen in Columbia public high schools might walk alongside upperclassmen in the hallways next year, they might not have a chance to participate in physical education classes with sophomores, juniors and seniors.

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