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Chicago Schools’ 2nd-largest Union Ratifies New Contract

Chicago Public School officials and the system’s second largest union announced Thursday they had reached a contract that will give 5,500 custodians and other workers two percent raises for each of the next three years and saves the jobs of thousands of them.

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Oakland Schools' Officials May Face Criminal Probe

The founder and governing board of three controversial Oakland charter schools could face a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, misappropriation of funds and other illegal activities outlined in an official audit report released Wednesday.

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Calif. DOE Releases New Public School Rankings

The California Department of Education has just released its latest round of public school rankings, from 1 to 10, based on how well students performed on standardized tests they took more than a year ago.

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Chicago Pushes Longer School Day As Key to Achievement

Many children in Chicago Public Schools will go from having the shortest school days in the nation to some of the longest this fall, a move that some experts say is needed to help push the struggling system ahead in student achievement.

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ASCD's Summer Showcase Institutes Focus on Improving High-Poverty Schools, Rigor, and Closing Achievement Gaps

ASCD has gathered a team of renowned education experts to lead intensive, four-day Summer Showcase Institutes this July in Baltimore, Md., and Denver, Colo.

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SAMSUNG Names Logical Choice Technologies as a National Strategic Partner

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced a national strategic partnership with Logical Choice Technologies to provide Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Series tablets to their 50-state network of customers in education.

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Survey Results Show Need for More Targeted Results When Searching Online for Learning Resources

Educators need faster ways to find the resources they are looking for and resource providers want better discoverability on the Internet, according to results from recent surveys conducted by the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative.

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N.Y.C. Selects Blackboard Collaborate for Use in District Schools

The New York City Department of Education has chosen Blackboard Collaborate in an effort to enhance student achievement and personalize instruction through the iLearnNYC program.

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Fordham Institute Recommends Best Resources for Implementing the Common Core Standards

In a new study, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute recommends Common Core 360 as one of the most effective tools for schools to save money as they implement the CCSS.

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Build Your Dream Classroom

With the support of the PTA, schools can purchase Promethean products, and the company will match the amount raised by the PTA, up to $3,800 for the purchase of qualifying products.

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