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Plano ISD partners with Hobsons to simplify college admissions

Naviance Course Planner, an extension of Naviance that allows students to design their own multi-year course plans, will help Plano’s counselors to set post-secondary goals aligned with interests of each student, and then create a comprehensive course of action that connects those same personalized goals to their post-secondary plans.

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Northwest ISD embraces innovative geo-visual analytic software

The GuideK12 platform visualizes student data on an interactive map to allow real-time analysis for academic needs, boundary planning, capacity analysis, and resource placement.

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Extron now shipping eight input scaling presentation switchers with DTP extension

The IN1608 also includes a host of audio switching and processing features. It is available as a standard model with two stereo audio outputs, the IN1608 SA that adds a stereo 4/8 ohm power amplifier, and the IN1608 MA with a mono 70 volt amplifier.

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Subprime crash was caused by schools not the banks

That’s one way of reading this report about how it was poor math skills that led to the mortgage implosion.

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Ypsilanti (Mich.) schools to pursue college scholarship program

Could two years of free tuition to community college be guaranteed to graduating students of the new Ypsilanti Community Schools district? A group of school and community leaders are trying to make it happen.

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New Jersey district proposes random drug, alcohol tests

A New Jersey school district is proposing random alcohol and drug testing for thousands of high school students who could lose school privileges and be forced to undergo counseling if they test positive.

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Parents, community members to have new responsibility for Oakland (Calif.) schools

Oakland residents, particularly parents of students in Oakland public schools and elected board of education officials, will have a lot more responsibility about the education being delivered in Oakland schools starting this September than they have for the past three decades.

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Chicago public school property taxes going up

Property taxes for Chicago Public Schools will rise on bills that come out next week, but the rates paid by city homeowners still will be lower than in all but a few suburbs, new data obtained by the Tribune show.

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Nearly $175 million in bonds sold to help North Alabama schools affected by BRAC

School districts in North Alabama can move forward with plans to renovate and rebuild schools affected by BRAC.

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