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Company Gives Schools 'Healthy Makeovers' to Help Combat Child Obesity

Child obesity rates have more than tripled over the past 30 years, putting kids at risk of developing conditions that typically only affect adults – such as diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.

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Nobel Prize Winner Helped Shape NYC High Schools

One of two American scholars who were awarded the Nobel economics prize on Monday was the brains behind a redesigned application process at New York City public high schools.

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Denver is Fastest Growing Large Urban School District in the U.S.

Enrollment in Denver Public Schools has grown 14 percent over the past five years, making it the fastest-growing large urban district in the country, the district reports.

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Ex-U.S Education Official Knocks School Closings As ‘Destabilizing’

Closing public schools to reopen new ones destroys communities and does nothing to better educate children, education historian and New York University professor Diane Ravitch told the City Club of Chicago Monday.

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GuideK12 Invited to Inaugural DOE Datapalooza

GuideK12 participated in the first Education Datapalooza, hosted by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education on October 9th 2012. 

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Varsity Tutors Seeking to Add 100 Laid-Off New York City Teachers as Tutors

Job opportunities continue be scarce for teachers and many don't know where to turn for work – but Varsity Tutors may be just the place to look.

Children’s Physical Activity Guidelines


Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.

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Adapt Courseware Showcases Introduction to Psychology at Sloan-C Conference

Adapt Courseware, the provider of comprehensive online curriculum resources that individualize the learning experience for each student, is working with innovative colleges and universities throughout North America as its Introduction to Psychology courseware gains traction.

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Blended Learning Program Helps 35 LAUSD Schools Nearly Double Their Math Gains

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) schools showed significant gains, nearly doubling their growth in math proficiency between 2010 and 2012, with MIND Research Institute’s ST Math®, a visually based instructional software program featuring the animated penguin named JiJi, which fits naturally into a blended learning environment.

Hear Alan November on a personalized approach to reading and literacy.


Find out how myON reader is turning kids into “hungry readers.” Watch our web seminar.

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