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Children’s Physical Activity Guidelines


Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.

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DreamBox introduces Intelligent Adaptive Learning™


Transform the way your students learn mathematics through a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning™ technology, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environments.

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Oakland Schools to Allow Federal Monitoring of Black Student Discipline

The Oakland Unified School District and the U.S. Department of Education agreed last week to allow for at least five years of federal monitoring as the district attempts to reduce the disproportionately high black student suspension rate, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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N.C. District Cuts Power Bill by $1M

A program aimed at lowering the costs of energy and water for New Hanover County Schools appears to be paying off.

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Bullying in N.J. Schools Spikes

New Jersey public school students endured 12,024 instances of bullying, harassment and intimidation last school year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Education that offers the most detailed portrait to date of how and why students are tormented in the classroom.

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Persistently Low-Performing Schools Should be Shut

The schools have gotten their yearly grades, and the annual caterwauling is underway.

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Online Schools Face Backlash as States Question Results

Virtual public schools, which allow students to take all their classes online, have exploded in popularity across the United States, offering what supporters view as innovative and affordable alternatives to the conventional classroom.

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Chicago Teachers Vote on Contract

Chicago teachers voted on a tentative contract agreement Tuesday as the battle over the future of the city's public schools ratcheted up with a large and boisterous rally in support of privately run charter schools.

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Metropolitan Educational Council partners with Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio and itslearning to provide Digital Learning Platform

itslearning, inc., the leading K12 digital learning solutions provider, announced today that it has partnered with the Metropolitan Educational Council (MEC) and Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio (ITSCO) to form a Learning Management System (LMS) consortium for ESC’s and ITC’s in the State of Ohio.

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Education Metatagging Project Enters Phase Two

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) has moved into the second phase of its proof of concept metadata tagging project, expanding its scope to tag English language arts resources, in addition to math content.

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