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Tennessee District Offers Free Breakfast to All Students

For Alex Jilek, getting three kids ready for school in the morning generally involves lots of raised voices.

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Call for Applications Open for Annual Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

Vernier Software & Technology and the National Science Teachers’ Association are now accepting applications for the annual Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards.

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Oregon Nonprofit Brings Successful Proficiency Model for Teaching and Learning to Schools Nationwide

New rubric-based workbook defines critical components of proficiency-based teaching and learning.

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Benetech Wins Five-Year Award to Dramatically Improve Accessibility of Educational Materials

New cutting edge technologies will help give students with print disabilities the same opportunities as their peers.

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Indiana Turnaround Firm Sues Gary Schools, Seeking Records

A company appointed by Indiana to run and try to turn around a troubled Gary high school is suing the Gary Community School Corp., demanding that it turn over student records it needs to run the school.

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Newark Schools Chief, Teachers' Union Clash Over Seniority

Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson’s formula for boosting student achievement in struggling schools is built on a simple concept — allowing principals to select their teaching staff regardless of seniority.

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Calif. Schools Chief Says Districts Should Replace, Upgrade Old Schools

Although California school districts have largely focused on building new schools to accommodate growing student populations, districts should concentrate more on renovating and replacing aging schools, according to a new report.

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Mass. Receives 22 Proposals to Open Charters

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education received 22 proposals to open new charter schools across the state, including five in Boston, education officials announced today.

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SIIA Vision K20 Survey Finds Technology Progress in U.S. Schools and Universities

The Software & Information Industry Association released the full report from the 2012 Vision K-20 Survey to measure U.S. educational institutions' self-reported progress toward building a framework that embraces technology and e-learning.

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Natick (Mass.) Schools Receive $25K Grant for Fighting Obesity

The Natick Public School system is one of seven nationwide to receive a $25,000 grant to reward its efforts in fighting children's obesity.

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