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Private Schools in Louisiana Voucher Program Facing Tougher Guidelines

Private schools participating in Louisiana's new voucher program for low-income students will have to clear roughly the same academic bar that public schools do in order to keep accepting taxpayer dollars, according to a new accountability plan proposed by the state's top education official.

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News Corp., AT&T Experiment With Mobile Education on Tablets

News Corp. is forming a partnership with AT&T Inc. to provide tablet-based learning and assessment products for kindergarten through grade 12.

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Backers of Calif. Parent Trigger Law Score Victory in Court

A Superior Court judge has ruled that a Mojave Desert (Calif.) school board illegally rejected a parent petition to turn over an elementary school to a charter, in a major victory for supporters of California’s parent trigger law.

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Manatee (Fla.) School District Bans Energy Drinks

First, school districts scaled back sodas in vending machines. Now, one Florida Bay area school district is targeting energy drinks, a growing $9 billion business in the U.S.

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Enrollment Off in Big Districts, Forcing Layoffs

Enrollment in nearly half of the nation’s largest school districts has dropped steadily over the last five years, triggering school closings that have destabilized neighborhoods and caused layoffs of essential staff.

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Customizing the classroom for each student using digital resources


Join this web seminar to learn how to use digital resources to achieve learning gains by providing customized instruction.

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Take a Healthy Step Forward in Your District.


Discover Five Ways to Get Kids Moving.

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Good Nutrition... Conveniently!


A guide to understanding the 2010 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act and what it means for school meals. Get recommendations and sample food ideas.

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NetSupport School Classroom Management software.


Instruct, monitor and interact with students with Complete Classroom Management software for Windows, Mac and Linux. Watch the 20-minute NetSupport School demonstration.

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Create Personalized Professional Development Plans for All of Your Teachers

Observation 360, a tool in the teacher effectiveness system by School Improvement Network, receives a new set of features that allow administrators to create a personalized professional development plan for every teacher.

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