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Healthy Steps Forward


Dannon Institute and District Administration have teamed up to provide important information on school wellness policies and improving student health.

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Not Your Grandparents' Vocational School


A green wave is making an impact on what students are learning and where they’re headed.

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ALAS Summit on Hispanic Education, October 10-13, Miami, Fla.

From global competition and school funding to accountability and leadership, the waves of change impacting education are affecting us all. We can either be drowned by those waves or we can learn to surf; and what better place to start than here and now in Miami, at ALAS, among some of education's most talented and dynamic leaders.

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ALAS Summit on Hispanic Education, October 10-13, Miami, Fla.

From global competition and school funding to accountability and leadership, the waves of change impacting education are affecting us all. We can either be drowned by those waves or we can learn to surf; and what better place to start than here and now in Miami, at ALAS, among some of education's most talented and dynamic leaders.

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ST Math: Higher scores and lower frustration levels


ST Math program proves successful for students and staff at Florida elementary school

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New Florida School Grade System Yanked Due to Complaints

Changes to the way Volusia County (Fla.) students' grades are calculated that were rolled out in August have been put on hold because of parent and teacher complaints.

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Penn. Charter School Fight Draws Strong Words from Officials

The battle over the status of New Hope Academy Charter School drew harsh words from some elected officials Thursday, including York Mayor Kim Bracey, who accused the district of "fiddling while Rome is burning."

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Several Midstate School Districts Have Leadership Changes

Baby boomers are aging out of education jobs in large numbers, and school superintendents are no exception, said Jim Buckheight, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, which focuses on superintendents. As a result, four new superintendents and at least eight new principals greeted students this school year. It’s not an unusually high number, say two statewide groups for superintendents and principals.

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Georgia State Agency Says Gwinnett Donation May Be Illegal

A Georgia state agency says Gwinnett County Public Schools may be breaking the law by contributing $150,000 annually to a local economic development program.

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Ohio Auditor Questions 5 School Districts' Policies

Ohio state's auditor says five school districts have used questionable attendance policies and practices, putting them at a higher risk for scrubbing attendance data to improve their school report cards.

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