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Iowa 1st Graders Use Yoga to Get Calm, Focus

Research shows that yoga can help young children learn skills such as focus, relaxation and self-control.

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Training for Tragedy

As district budgets are cut and school psychologists retire, their difficult and crucial role working with troubled students may be endangered.

City Split on Tacoma (Wash.) Schools' Bond Measure

The Tacoma School District estimates it would take $40 million to complete its reconstruction.

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This Must Be the Year for Education Reform in Iowa

Steps need to be taken to reach the key goals of strengthened accountability in our public school system and improved student performance, in our view.

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In Education, Bigger Isn't Always Better

Even though North Carolina isn’t a big spender by American standards — our total expenditure for elementary and secondary schools of about $9,000 per pupil is lower than the national average — public education is still the single-largest expenditure of state tax dollars.

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The Obama Administration Pushes a Right to Wheelchair Basketball

It boggles my mind that the Obama Administration, without an ounce of public debate or deliberation, without an iota of Congressional authorization or approval, could declare by fiat that public schools nationwide must provide such programs or risk their federal education funding.

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STEM Program Certification Awarded by Georgia Department of Education

The Georgia Department of Education has awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) certification to the Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Kennesaw Mountain High School.

NextEra Energy Solutions Helps Muenster Independent School District Save Over $240,000 Through Improved Energy Efficiency and Light Levels

Using an innovative financing approach, the Muenster, Texas, Independent School District (ISD) partnered with NextEra Energy Solutions to upgrade lighting, replace aging HVAC equipment, and deliver a significantly improved educational environment for Muenster ISD students.

Macmillan Launching Library eBook Pilot with OverDrive

Macmillan Publishers, one of the largest and best-known international publishing groups, announced last week an agreement to make a collection of popular eBooks available to libraries via OverDrive before the end of the first quarter.

Making Geovisual Analytics a Central Part of Your Decision Making Process

Geovisual Analytics defined with application examples from school districts across the country.

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