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Preparing for Online Teaching

Web-based assessment and communication skills in K12.

Reading Wonders

Discover how the McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders program unlocks the Common Core Standards through a digital, dynamic and engaging student/teacher experience.

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Gladewater ISD Confronts Bullying With Cell Phones and Psychology

The program works by blanketing the school with posters that both explain how the program works while warning would-be perpetrators that anyone can report them with unprecedented ease. A simple, benign text message is all it takes.

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GuideK12 Wins Cool Tool Award for Best District Data Solution

The Cool Tool awards recognize new, emerging and established technology solutions for education; the Trendsetter awards include notable people or products shaping the space, and the EdTech Leadership awards recognize outstanding forward-thinking contributions to learning and technology.

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NetSupport School Version 11.20 Now Available

With a current install base in excess of 11 million desktops and devices, NetSupport technology is relied on by education institutions worldwide to provide the most feature rich, intuitive and innovative classroom management and instructional technology solution.

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Conn. District Transitioning all Testing & Assessment Online

Before we know it, gone will be the days of bubble sheet testing and paper student assessment, replaced completely by computer screens, smart phones, tablets and any other mobile device the future may have in store for us.

Nebraska Schools in the Forefront of the Exercise Movement

Called Ten at Two, short, structured breaks are among the simple, low-cost strategies the Norris School District has been working into its daily routine the past half-dozen years to add physical activity to the school day.

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Madison (Wis.) Board Recommends Big Property Tax Hike

Madison School District property taxes for 2013 could increase 7.4 percent under budget recommendations being presented Monday to the Madison School Board.

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In Efforts to Improve Safety, Mental-Health Counseling Lags in Florida

More than 130 police officers and deputies roam the halls of Orange County's 184 public schools, a visible reminder of efforts to make schools safer. But the same schools share only 44 social workers. That's about one for every 4,150 students, well over the one-to-250 ratio recommended by the School Social Work Association of America.

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New York City Schools Chancellor Vows to Keep Going Full Throttle

The leader of the world’s largest public education system says he’ll fight for change until his last day on the job. Two years to the day after city Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott officially took over the Education Department, the “boy from Queens” promised to keep pushing the reforms that have defined the Bloomberg administration.

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