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School Improvement Network Announces LiveBook

PD producer School Improvement Network has announced the May 1, 2012 release of LiveBook, a new online professional development tool that will change the way educators learn and interact.

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On a N.C. School Board, Civilians Outrank the Generals

When Wake schools superintendent Tony Tata was hired, I thought to myself, "It won't work."

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'Tebow Bill' Dies in Va. Senate Ed Panel

Home-schooled students in Virginia will have to wait until next year to see if they can participate in sports and other extracurricular activities at their local high school.

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As Vote on Idado Ed Laws Nears, Sides Contemplate What Repeal Would Look Like

A list of proposed changes to Idaho's new education reforms has triggered a frequent question: What happens if the laws are repealed in November?

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Stimulus Gone, Pa. Schools in Bind

Federal stimulus money warped Pennsylvania's education budget both upward and downward during the last three years, and the state's 500 school districts and 12.6 million taxpayers are beginning to see the consequences.

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School Bullying in Indiana--It's Not What it Used to Be

Bullying in school is hardly a new problem, but in many cases today, it doesn't look like it once did.

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Healthier School Meals Come at Higher Price in Georgia District

Students eating in Cobb County school cafeterias next year will see healthier meal options, but at a higher cost.

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Disability Advocates Want Federal Action to Curtail Seclusion, Restraint of Students

Tens of thousands of students, most of them disabled, are strapped down or physically restrained in school, and disability advocates hope that a new Education Department report detailing the practice of "seclusion and restraint" will spur federal action to end it.

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Detroit Parents Explore Options as Charter, Private and Public Schools Woo Students

Chiquita Hall has purchased her first home in the city of Detroit and wants to support her surroundings as much as she can.

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Washington County (Utah) Schools Offer Parents New Choices

The word "choice" in education is traditionally associated with private schools, home schooling or other alternatives to the public school system, but the Washington County School District is pursuing its own version of choice starting next school year.

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