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Piedmont (Calif.) USD Faces Big Cuts if Prop. 30 Fails

The Piedmont (Calif.) Unified School District could stand to lose about $1.1 million or $441 per student by January if voters don't approve Proposition 30 on Nov. 6.

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Hiring at Minnesota Schools Up 7.6 Percent

Following a couple of years of job losses, Minnesota schools are hiring more people. Nearly 107,000 people were on the school districts' payroll in August, an increase of 7.6 percent over the same month last year.

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What Are You Doing for Banned Books Week?

Sept. 30 - Oct. 6 is Banned Books Week and libraries from Maine to Oregon are celebrating the 30th anniversary of our freedom to read.

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Netop Introduces iPad Classroom Management

 As a rapidly growing number of educators turn to Apple’s iPad to support instruction, Netop today introduced Netop Vision Mobile, a new app for iPad classroom management.

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Atomic Learning App Now Available Free in iTunes

Educators now have one-touch access to training and resources to meet district challenges and learning objectives with the Atomic Learning App – available for free download in the Apple iTunes store.

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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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