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4 Ohio Districts Now Have Levy on Fall Ballot

Four Franklin County school districts plan to ask for tax increases this fall, including two that finalized levy and bond requests last night.

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Former NYC Chancellor to Begin Tech Venture

Joel I. Klein, the former New York City schools chancellor hired by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation to oversee its fledgling education technology division, now has a brand name of his own.

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Education Dept Introduces College Cost ‘Window Stickers’

The Department of Education has released a new tool it says will help consumers understand the costs of higher education before making the choice of whether, and where, to enroll.

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Is Your District Prepared for Sequestration?

UPDATE: Schools will no longer face sequestration cuts in upcoming school year, although cuts for 2013-2014 still loom.

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Health and Physical Education Organizations to Launch ‘Healthy School Makeover Contest’ This Fall

Contest offers unprecedented grand prize of $45,000 in curriculum, training, and equipment in support of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month.

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Teaching and Leading Conference Hosted by ASCD Coming to Atlanta in October

ASCD is bringing its Fall Conference on Revolutionizing the Way We Lead and Learn to Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 26–28, 2012.

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Wilson Electronics’ Newest Cell Phone Signal Booster for Vehicles Now Available in Stores and Online

Promising better connections and fewer dropped calls, Wilson Electronics announced the availability of the Sleek 4G-V, the world's first 4Gsignal booster designed to improve cell reception in vehicles such as school buses.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Virtual Schooling

Virtual school programs-especially online high school courses-are gaining traction in school districts around the country. According to a report issued in November 2011 by the National Center for Education Statistics, 55 percent of the more than 2,000 school districts surveyed had students in distance education programs during the 2009-2010 school year.

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Mass. Education Secretary Paul Reville to Promote Literacy

Massachusetts Education Secretary Paul Reville will be touring the state to push the importance of literacy for children.

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Chicago Board of Education Postpones Vote on Budget Until Teacher Contract Pact

The Chicago school board has postponed voting on the district’s $5.73 billion budget for next school year until an agreement is reached on a new teachers’ contract, said CPS spokeswoman Becky Carroll. The vote was to have been on Wednesday.

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