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Mass. Schools Say A Level-Funded Budget Is Unrealistic

School officials in Hopkinton are already pushing back against the Board of Selectmen’s recommendation that all town departments be level-funded for fiscal year 2014, saying that expectation is “unrealistic.”

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Atlanta High Schools Regain Full Accreditation

Atlanta Public Schools has reached another milestone in its efforts to get back in the good graces of an agency that governs public school accreditation.

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Cursive Dropped From Pitt County Schools Curriculum In North Carolina

Joining school systems in Hawaii, Indiana and elsewhere across the country, Pitt County Schools in North Carolina will no longer require its students to learn cursive writing.

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Detroit School Draws Criticism After Disciplining Students by Not Serving Lunch

Lunch was not on the menu this week for some students at a Detroit school after a food fight led officials to what some called cruel and unusual discipline.

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Pittsburgh Schools Facing Major Budget Crisis

The question from Pittsburgh Public Schools board member Thomas Sumpter was blunt: "By 2015, are we broke, out of business?"

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Reopened Brooklyn, N.Y. Schools Help Those Destroyed After Hurricane Sandy

As P.S. 84 returned from a week without classes Monday, the Grand Street school's principal Sereida Rodriguez-Guerra combed through a list of socks, baby food, warm coats and school supplies that a Rockaway Beach school needs while recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

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Hurricane Sandy Aftermath: Some N.J. Schools Reopen with No Heat, No Lunch

In Union Beach, school officials are working to find temporary classrooms for 720 students after the small town's single school was flooded by Hurricane Sandy,

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Netop Response, a New Student Response System from the Leaders in Classroom Management Solutions

Netop, the worldwide leader in classroom management software, launched Netop Response, a new web-based, interactive student response system that turns any smart device into a clicker. With Netop Response, teachers can actively engage students and easily assess learning. 

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SIIA Innovation Incubator Participants Announced

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces participants for its Innovation Incubator Program.

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Houghton Mifflin Launches New HMH reader for iPad

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced today that HMH Readers, its new iPad reading app developed for Common Core Standards mastery, is now available for free download in the iTunes App Store.

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