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Empowering Writers Releases Essential Guides to Writing

Empowering Writers, leading provider of K-8 professional development and resources for the instruction of writing is pleased to announce the release of their Essential Guides to Writing for grades 2-5. 

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Adventure to Fitness Launches New Entertainment Site to Battle Childhood Obesity

In conjunction with Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Adventure to Fitness has announced the launch of their new website, which they say will make their program even more accessible for the 45,000-plus network of teachers already using the program, plus reveal some never-before-seen-features.

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Weld North Acquires Editure PD and JBHM Education Group

Weld North Holdings LLC, an investment company founded by former Kaplan, Inc. CEO Jonathan Grayer in partnership with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), announced that it has entered the $3.6 billion education, school improvement services and professional development industry by acquiring a 100% interest in each of Editure Professional Development Inc. and JBHM Education Group. Both transactions closed in September.

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eSchool News: Avenues: The World School Selects Tales2Go as its Audio Book Provider

Flagship New York City campus of new independent school finds its audio book solution for individualized mobile learning.

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Charter School Supt. Steps Down after First-lady Joke Goes Viral

Michael Hayhurst, the superintendent of a group of High Desert charter schools, resigned Monday after a joke he made about Michelle Obama earlier this month brought condemnation from around the nation.

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Vitti Chosen as New Jacksonville (Fla.) School Chief

In a vote of 5 to 2, the Duval County School Board chose a Miami, Florida bureaucrat for its next Superintendent of Schools.

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N.C. County's SAT Average Rises, Despite Decline at 3 Schools

Cleveland County’s overall SAT score improved last school year, but it still trailed the state and national averages.

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Va. Dept. of Education: 93% of Schools Accredited

Ninety-three percent of Virginia’s 1,836 public schools are fully accredited and meeting all state standards for achievement in English, mathematics, history and science — and graduation, in the case of high schools — the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) announced today.

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Philly Seeks Input on Which Schools to Close

The Philadelphia School District is preparing to close roughly 40 schools in June, and officials want your opinion on how they should pick which ones to shutter.

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