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Bloxx Introduces iOS Browser to Help Schools Manage Apple iPad Content Filtering On and Off Network

With Apple’s iPad now outpacing PC purchases by K-12 schools across the U.S.*, Bloxx Inc. is introducing its latest Bloxx Web Browser for iOS6 to help schools manage their Web content filtering and internet access policies on the Apple devices they issue or make available to students and teachers.

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Survey: Lack of Support, Parenthood Top Reasons American High School Students Drop Out

Lack of parental and educational support and becoming a parent are two of the most common reasons younger Americans drop out of high school, according to data released today in the 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey conducted by Harris/Decima on behalf of Everest College.

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Des Plaines’ Westerhold named Illinois Superintendent of the Year

Dr. Jane L. Beyer Westerhold, superintendent of Des Plaines Community Consolidated School District 62, has been selected the 2013 Illinois Superintendent of the Year by the Illinois Association of School Administrators (IASA).

Critics Say Michigan Funding Overhaul is 'Cart Before Horse'

State policymakers and educators will get their first look today at a massive overhaul of Michigan's public education funding system that already is being labeled a vehicle for school vouchers.

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New Charters Hoping to Take Wing in Pittsburgh Area

As many as four new charter schools could open in Pittsburgh next fall, and others are in the works for elsewhere in Allegheny County.

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Student Mobility, Open Enrollment Key to Ohio School

Three generations had graduated from Perry High School, and the fourth was going to no matter where Brian and Michelle Cox lived.

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Illinois Schools Step Up Concussion Care

Aaron Engel usually only needs to look in a player’s eyes.

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Vocational Classes Taking Off in Texas Schools

Forget about humdrum “voc.” classes.

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Students Learn Local Trades, Get Paid Doing It

The program is the first of a host of potential planned partnerships, and it's being trumpeted as a big win for the school district and local manufacturers.

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School Reform is Helping Make D.C. Safer

The nation's capital -- once one of America's most violent urban centers -- now ranks only 16th in the annual Forbes ranking of dangerous U.S. cities. The District has gone from 2,452 violent crimes per 100,000 people to just 1,130. The District had almost 500 homicides in 1991, but the total for this year is projected to be about 100.

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