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Will an Oakland District Initiative Slow Teacher Turnover or Make it Worse?

Ask students at McClymonds High School about their teachers and you'll likely hear this: They work hard, but they don't stay long.

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Farm-to-School Programs Now in 14 Georgia Districts

What began as a pilot program in Hall and two other Georgia school districts to get more more locally grown produce on school menus has now expanded to include 14 school systems in the state.

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Texas School District Lives On, But So Do Its Struggles

In the eight years that Vivek Agarwal has taught science at North Forest Independent School District’s lone high school, he has watched six principals and four superintendents come and go.

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School Reform Busters in Illinois

Last year, Illinois lawmakers passed a status-quo-busting school reform bill that boosted education across the state. It was a proud moment for Illinois.

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L.A. Schools' Chief Pushes to Change School Culture

It's 7:30 a.m. and the chief of the Los Angeles Unified School District briskly launches a powwow on the sensitive topic of how to place the strongest math teachers with the weakest students.

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No Magic Bullet for Schools

More than two years after California's "parent trigger" law was enacted, things haven't worked out the way school reformers had planned or opponents had feared.

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Political, Legal Fights Over School Vouchers' Fate

Students like Delano Coffy are at the heart of brewing political fights and court battles over whether public dollars should go to school vouchers to help make private schools more affordable.

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Illinois State Board of Education Selects CEC and Teachscape

The Illinois State Board of Education has chosen the Consortium for Educational Change and Teachscape to improve teaching practice, to provide an online system by which to train and assess all of Illinois’ teacher evaluators.

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PublicSchoolWORKS Helps Districts Receiving E-Rate Funding Meet New Children’s Internet Protection Act Requirements

PublicSchoolWORKS is helping districts that receive E-Rate funding fulfill the new 2012 CIPA requirements by offering a series of courses specifically designed for teachers and students. 

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Dixon High School Reaches New Level Of Education With XPAND 3D Technology

Dixon High School, part of the Onslow County School District in North Carolina, is realizing the benefits of learning in 3D with the help of XPAND 3D. 

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