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McAllen school district keeping physical education alive

While many schools across the country are doing away with physical education, the McAllen School District is putting a bigger emphasis on this subject.

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Michelle Rhee: Olympic effort needed for American education

Like so many Americans, I’ve been hanging out in the living room with my family watching the Olympics.

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US schools adopting longer days for academic success

More than 1,000 schools across the country have extended the calendar by adding at least 10 days to the year or by lengthening each school day by half an hour, research has found.

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Enforcing digital citizenship programs with your district’s network infrastructure.


Hear author and consultant Mike Ribble and a case study from Woodford County Schools, KY.

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Non-food Ways to Reward Student Achievement


K12 experts explain why food should not be used as a reward or punishment for a child’s behavior.

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LightRaise from SMART Technologies.


Now you can bring learning to life with vibrant, engaging, interactive content on almost any surface. Watch the 20-minute LightRaise overview.

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School Renewal Experts Publish ASCD Guidebook for Fearlessly Leading School Transformation

ASCD is pleased to announce the release of Aim High, Achieve More: How to Transform Urban Schools Through Fearless Leadership, a practical and inspiring new book by school renewal experts Yvette Jackson and Veronica McDermott.

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New Ruggedized ThinkPad Laptops Are A+ Classroom Performers

Lenovo announced the ThinkPad X131e laptop, built especially for students with the technologies to enhance classroom learning along with a rugged design to meet the physical demands of the school day and beyond.

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The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 8th Edition is Now Available as a BlackBerry, iOS, Android and Windows Phone App

Paragon Software Group and Oxford University Press bring the innovative Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 8th edition mobile application, to BlackBerry smartphone.

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OfficeMax Honors Teachers During Back-to-School

Nationwide store events benefit teachers with special shopping days, educator discounts, an in-store classroom supply drive, and a $1 million classroom supply pledge this Fall.

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