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Plainfield School District Adjusts Student-Staff Ratios

The Plainfield School District 202 school board on Monday made some slight adjustments to the district’s student to staffing ratios based on Supt. John Harper’s recommendations.

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10 More Memphis Schools to be Taken Over by Achievement District

Ten more Memphis City Schools will be run by charters or the state through the Achievement School District next fall.

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Face Tougher Curriculum

Common Core State Standards, which are being phased in in schools across the country, are going to require major shifts in the math and English language arts curriculum in Pittsburgh Public Schools.

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Teachers Unions Notch Big Wins on State Education Votes

Teachers unions won several big victories in both red and blue states Tuesday, overturning laws that would have eliminated tenure in Idaho and South Dakota, defeating a threat to union political work in California, and ousting a state schools chief in Indiana who sought to fundamentally remake public education.

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Honeywell Donates First Responder Products for Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Honeywell announced it is donating more than $600,000 in first responder products to aid in relief and recovery efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

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Atomic Learning User Group in Edmodo Offers Opportunity for Collaboration

Edmodo members now have an opportunity to collaborate with their peers in the Atomic Learning Edmodo Community.

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Capstone Digital Adds Early Learning Content to myON Reader

Research shows that building a student's reading foundation early in life leads to improved learning across the curriculum and increased chances of adult success.

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Smart Toys and Games' IQ-Building and Magnetic Construction Toys Win Top Parenting and Education Awards

Smart Toys and Games, Inc., a leading producer of award-winning single-player logic games and the SmartMax magnetic construction system, has earned awards from coveted parenting and education awards programs – National Parenting Publications (NAPPA), Parents' Choice, and Learning Magazine's Teachers' Choice (TCA)– for its games and toys Aqua Belle, Bill & Betty Bricks, Trucky 3, Color Code, and SmartMax Set –BASIC 25.

Adaptive online math program helps Maryland district transition to Common Core math standards


Thousands of Howard County elementary school students use DreamBox Learning Math as part of curriculum transition

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