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Study: Obama Turnaround Plans Force 'Schools to Run like Corporations'

President Obama’s School Improvement Grant program should be overhauled because it works on the assumption that educational improvement can come from market-based reforms, “forcing schools to run like corporations,” according to a new report from a union-backed think tank.

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Customizing the classroom for each student using digital resources

Join this web seminar to learn how to use digital resources to achieve learning gains by providing customized instruction.

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Action for Healthy Kids

Nutrition and Physical Education experts address the issues of childhood undernourishment and obesity, and support school districts in increasing opportunities for children to conquer these issues.

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Healthy Steps Forward

Dannon Institute and District Administration have teamed up to provide important information on school wellness policies and improving student health.

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Blended learning in elementary schools.

Find out how classroom technology can improve outcomes for all students.

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From Kindergarten to a Master's Degree: Tule River ED Delivers

Believing that education is a lifelong process and not a destination, the Tule River Indian Tribe (Porterville, Calif.) is doing all it can to invest in its youth — the future leaders of their community.

Connecticut Town School Bus Drivers Mull Medical Training

Branford, CT school officials are asking its school bus contractor to see if drivers can be trained to use emergency equipment if a student is having an extreme allergic reaction.

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S.C. School District Leader Asks Absentee Students to Come Back

Forty volunteers, including the leader of an Orangeburg, S.C. school district, knocked on doors as they tried to get students who haven't gone to class this school year to return to their studies.

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Many Boards Let School Officers Control Access

School-board members in the region say they need to know what’s going on in their districts and whether they’re meeting residents’ expectations. Last week, the Olentangy Local School District (Ohio) board debated just how far board members can go to get that information. Can they call any administrator? Drop in on a school unannounced?

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School Bus Crashes as Driver Dies at Wheel

A school bus driver for the San Antonio Independent School District is dead and two students hospitalized with minor injuries after a bus crashed into another bus and then a fence in front of Wagner High School this morning.

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