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Brave New World of Teacher Evaluation


New state laws and the federal Race to the Top program are carving big changes.

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Okapi Educational Publishing Unveils Elementary Reading Resource to Teach Comprehension Strategies for Informational Texts

Forty-five states are in the midst of implementing the new Common Core State Standards, which emphasize reading "informational," or nonfiction, texts across subject areas. To support this critical U.S. education initiative, Okapi Educational Publishing launched "Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for informational texts," a new and flexible resource to teach comprehension strategies.

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MMD Introduces New Philips Edge-lit LED Commercial Display Line with Flypaper Express Content Creation Software

MMD, the exclusive licensee for Philips Commercial Signage and Philips Monitors Worldwide, announced the debut of the Philips Q Series with the 32-inch BDL3210Q, 42-inch BDL4210Q and 46-inch BDL4610Q.

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Leading e-Transcript Service Launch OpenSPEEDE Collaboration

Leading e-Transcript service providers Parchment(operator of Docufide and Avow), and Credentials Solutions today announced a joint collaboration to implement OpenSPEEDE, an AACRAO SPEEDE compliant Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) gateway.

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Capstone Digital Debuts myON iPad App

As more educators adopt iPads as an integral part of their teaching and learning practices,Capstone Digital, developer of personalized learning environments for students, announces the launch of its myON iPad app.

There’s nothing virtual about student success through online math practice


New Jersey students count on IXL Learning to reinforce lessons and meet state standards

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Mo. District Audit Finds Money Misspent

The Ennis school district misspent more than $7 million on a new grade school and teacher housing, and improperly paid a superintendent as an independent contractor for several years while he also collected a pension, a recent audit found.

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Hurricane Sandy Forces Big Changes to NYC High School Sports Calendar

Hurricane Sandy has forced high school sports leagues throughout the city to revise schedules, including playoff dates, and coaches are now being forced to come up with different ways to prepare their teams without access to fields and other facilities that have been shuttered by mass school closures.

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Chicago Public School Closures to Be Based On Enrollment, Not Performance

Chicago Public School officials announced Wednesday that they do not plan to shutter schools based on student performance, as they have in the past.

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