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Challenges of managing absenteeism in K-12


View the archive edition to find out about the real costs of manually managed absenteeism, and how automated systems can improve efficiency, productivity and the bottom line.

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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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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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Solutions Products and Short Throw Projectors make learning faster and teaching easier


Find out about the new products designed for compatibility with high performance projectors and for better productivity in your classroom!

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Kansas Education Official’s Comment Riles Home-Schooling Parents

When a state education official said last week that some home-schooled children may not be getting an adequate education – and that some may even be kept home to babysit younger siblings – the response was fast and fierce.

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Public Schools Bearing the Brunt of Special Education Costs

The high cost of educating students with special needs is disproportionately falling on traditional public schools as other students increasingly opt for alternatives that aren't always readily open to those requiring special education.

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A Good Teacher Is Hard to Keep

A great teacher can have a huge effect on a child's life. So, unfortunately, can a bad teacher. But in education, job performance has virtually nothing to do with opportunities for advancement.

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Barge Gets it Wrong by Opposing Charter Schools Amendment

Few people claim to be a true conservative by complaining about preventing judicial activism and saving money. But state schools superintendent John Barge tried it last week.

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Pa. Names Recovery Officer for Chester Schools

State officials have named an education reform advocate as chief recovery officer for a struggling school system near Philadelphia.

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Lansing School District Formalizes Interest in Dropout-focused Charter School

The Capital City is home to one of the worst high school dropout rates in Michigan, but a potential charter school could help remedy that.

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