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N.C. Parents Rally to Keep Wake County Schools' Chief

Dozens of parents, as well as members of the Wake County Republican Party, rallied outside the Wake County Public School System's central office Monday in support of Superintendent Tony Tata, who they believe could be removed from the post he's held for less than two years.

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Non-food Ways to Reward Student Achievement


K12 experts explain why food should not be used as a reward or punishment for a child’s behavior.

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Wisconsin's Rural Schools Troubled by Declining Enrollments

Empty desks far outnumber students inside Krystal Martinson's 11th-grade advanced English class at Eleva-Strum High School.

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Chicago Mayor's Push for Charter Schools in Full Swing

With Chicago students back in the classroom, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is free to push ahead with a key component in his effort to reform the city's public education system — the aggressive expansion of charter schools.

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Some Oregon Middle Schools Testing Students for Drugs

Two schools districts in Oregon are among a growing number of districts nationwide using random drug tests in middle school.

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New Videos: School Wellness Solutions From Other Districts


Discover solutions for your district. Superintendents discuss fresh ideas about school nutrition and wellness.

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Pasco County (Fla.) Schools Face Test on Class Sizes

With an official student count less than a month away, Pasco County schools still aren't where they need to be to meet state class-size restrictions, an assistant superintendent told the school board this week.

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The Yoking of Virtual Schools and Market-Based Reforms

This is the third part of a four-part series about virtual schools and Open Education policy. The first post argued that if we are going to have virtual schools, states should give preference to virtual schools that make a commitment to Open Education policy and to sharing their curricula and other innovations with the world.

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Some Oregon Schools Start Drug Testing in Middle School

Ore­gon’s Scio and Central Linn school districts are among a growing number of districts nationwide using random drug tests in middle school.

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