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At-school sales of soda drops, but other sugary drinks remain

The high school or middle school student who can grab a sugar-sweetened soft drink on school grounds during class hours is becoming a rarity, a new study finds.

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New Principal Tapped for Stuyvesant

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Monday appointed an interim acting principal to take the reins of Stuyvesant High School in the midst of a high-profile cheating scandal.

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Christie Signs Tenure Reform Bill

Gov. Chris Christie signed a bipartisan tenure reform bill today, updating the oldest tenure law in the nation.

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McAllen school district keeping physical education alive

While many schools across the country are doing away with physical education, the McAllen School District is putting a bigger emphasis on this subject.

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Michelle Rhee: Olympic effort needed for American education

Like so many Americans, I’ve been hanging out in the living room with my family watching the Olympics.

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US schools adopting longer days for academic success

More than 1,000 schools across the country have extended the calendar by adding at least 10 days to the year or by lengthening each school day by half an hour, research has found.

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Enforcing digital citizenship programs with your district’s network infrastructure.


Hear author and consultant Mike Ribble and a case study from Woodford County Schools, KY.

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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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LightRaise from SMART Technologies.


Now you can bring learning to life with vibrant, engaging, interactive content on almost any surface. Watch the 20-minute LightRaise overview.

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School Renewal Experts Publish ASCD Guidebook for Fearlessly Leading School Transformation

ASCD is pleased to announce the release of Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership, a practical and inspiring new book by school renewal experts Yvette Jackson and Veronica McDermott.

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