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State Official: Attleboro (Mass.) Schools Broke Law

A controversial 2009 bus contract between a private company and Attleboro Public Schools violated at least one state law, according to a letter sent to Superintendent Pia Durkin earlier this month by Massachusetts Inspector General Gregory W. Sullivan.

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Two N.C. School Districts Account for Most Paddling

Fewer North Carolina children are being paddled, an increasing trend after one of the school districts that most often used corporal punishment dropped the practice this month.

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Commissioners Start Process to Build New Schools in Asheville, N.C.

The city school system will get $2 million to plan replacements for Asheville Middle School and Isaac Dickson Elementary School, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday.

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Is 'Pink Slime' on The Menu in Salem (Mass.) Schools?

Salem's school superintendent says boneless lean beef trimmings, also known as "pink slime," are probably being served in Salem school lunches, but he doesn't think there is any health risk to students.

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A N.C. District Panel May Offer New Anti-gang Initiative

Gang-related offenses represent a tiny portion of student violations in Guilford County Schools.

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Education Report: Shortcomings of Schools Pose National Security Threat

Nearly 30 years after the landmark education report “A Nation at Risk,” a new report finds that America’s failure to prepare its young people for a globalized world is now so grave that it poses a national security threat.

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Shmoop Launches AP Physics B

Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep, announces the launch of its new AP Physics guide, which will prep students on Newtonian Mechanics, Fluids and Thermal Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Waves and Optics, and Laboratory and Experimental Situations.

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Extron MediaLink for iPad is Now Available

Extron Electronics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of MediaLink for iPad, an AV control system app. 

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ASCD Offers New Institute Series and Free Webinars to Help Educators Implement Common Core Standards

ASCD will launch a series of six institutes focusing on supporting implementation of the new English language arts standards May 8 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Six institutes will commence on May 15 in Jacksonville, Fla., that focus on the math standards. 

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Edmodo Opens Platform to Third Party Developers; Accelerates Innovation

Edmodo, the free and secure social network for education, announced it will open its API to third–party and independent web developers to enable the creation of

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