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Utah Graduation Rate up Though Calculations Differ

Utah is making big strides in getting more high school students to graduate, although not all agencies agree on how to measure those strides.

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Idaho Schools Prepare for First Round of Mobile Devices

After finding out students at Twin Falls high schools won’t get mobile computing devices for another couple of years, Superintendent Wiley Dobbs is left with unanswered questions.

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Red Ink Forcing Tucson (Ariz.) to Look at More Closures

Facing what officials call an "alarming" financial outlook, the Tucson Unified School District is once again considering closing more schools.

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Vouchers Breathe New Life Into Shrinking Catholic Schools

It had been years since Principal Kathleen Lowry pulled extra desks from the dusty attic of St. Stanislaus, the only Catholic school left in this port city. But after Indiana began offering parents vouchers in the spring of 2011 to pay for private tuition, she had to bring down 30 spare desks and hire three teachers' aides.

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Okla. Governor Eyes Voluntary Consolidations of Districts

Public school districts will be encouraged in the upcoming months to consolidate or share administrative services in order to free up more money for the classroom, Gov. Mary Fallin said Friday. Oklahoma has 522 school districts, and that’s too many, Fallin told newspaper publishers and editors attending the Oklahoma Press Association’s annual convention.

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The Richest School Districts in America

The average income of Americans differs by state, county, city and ZIP code, obviously. At each level, the amount residents earn every year impacts available government services, health and overall quality of life. This is especially true when education is examined by school district. 

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JOIN US! PD Chat on Tue., 6/12 at 1:30 #DAedchat


DA Magazine and ASCD invite you to join them for a Twitter chat focusing on choosing the right PD solution for your school on Tuesday, June 12 from 1:30-2 p.m., using the hashtag #DAedchat.

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Take a Healthy Step Forward in Your District.


Discover Five Ways to Get Kids Moving.

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Good Nutrition... Conveniently!


A guide to understanding the 2010 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act and what it means for school meals. Get recommendations and sample food ideas.

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JOIN US! PD Chat on Tue., 6/12 at 1:30 #DAedchat


DA Magazine and ASCD invite you to join them for a Twitter chat focusing on choosing the right PD solution for your school on Tuesday, June 12 from 1:30-2 p.m., using the hashtag #DAedchat.

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