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Ill. Schools Launch Food Scrap Program

At a time for thanksgiving, students in the East Alton Elementary School District are showing their appreciation for their planet by participating in a pilot food scrap recycling program.

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Kansas Board of Ed to Revisit Decline in Science Education

The Kansas State Board of Education is expected to take another look next month at a research report showing many elementary teachers have cut back or eliminated the time they spend teaching science, even though they still post science grades on student report cards.

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Destination America, Discovery Education Partner to Celebrate the Treasures of 'Generation Z'

Like portraits of our ancestors, the best artifacts paint a picture of a time gone by and connect us to the everyday people who lived through exciting and important moments in history.

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SparkFun Electronics Launches Kickstarter Campaign for National Education Tour

SparkFun Electronics, a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is embarking upon a nationwide education tour in 2013 and is leveraging the power of the popular Kickstarter fundraising platform to secure funding for the initiative.

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American College of Education Opens School of Advanced Studies

American College of Education, one of the world’s leading providers of online advanced degree programs for educators, announced today that it will now offer distinctive Ed.D. and Ed.S. degrees in Leadership.  Ed.D. students will select an emphasis in either Online Education or Educational and Community Organizations. 

Severe Crowding in Fla. Forces Tough Choices for Teachers, Students

To understand how big an issue crowding has become at some Palm Beach County schools, visit Hagen Road Elementary in suburban Boynton Beach.

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Native American Students Thriving in Mont. Schools

After five years in the U.S. Army, after being treated badly in the outside world because of the color of his skin, Cecil B. Crawford vowed to never again leave the Blackfeet Reservation.

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Ann Arbor Schools Explore Coach Professional Development After Brawl

District officials at Ann Arbor Public Schools have started to explore options for coach professional development through the Michigan High School Athletic Association in the wake of an on-field football brawl between Huron and Pioneer.

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Palm Scanners Get Thumbs Up in Fla. Schools

At schools in Pinellas County, Fla., students aren't paying for lunch with cash or a card, but with a wave of their hand over a palm scanner.

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Study: 67% of PreK-12 eBooks Purchased from Follett

A recently released survey of electronic book penetration and use among PreK-12 school libraries revealed that 67 percent of the Pre-K-12 schools that purchase eBooks buy them from Follett.

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