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Classrooms Embracing Social Media

No longer are tech devices forbidden in Northwest Indiana schools as many were a few short years ago.

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‘Race to the Top’ Benefits Pa. Schools

The applications for Race To The Top — the Department of Education’s initiative that funds various school districts’ efforts to implement educational reforms that will lead to better teaching and learning — have been finalized, and school districts nationwide can now vie for the more than $400 million in funding for the participating schools.

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Stroudsburg School District Hires Back 15 Who Were Laid Off

Stroudsburg Area School Board voted Wednesday night to hire back 15 of the nearly 60 teachers that were laid off earlier this year.

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SNA’s 2012 Back to School Trends Report: School Cafeterias Find Creative Ways to Meet Healthy New School Meal Standards

School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) 2012 Back to School Trends Report shows that school foodservice professionals are finding creative ways to prepare and serve school meals that meet healthy new nutrition standards.

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Staff Development for Educators Gives Away More Than $1.5 Million in Educational Products and Services to Conference Attendees

Every elementary, middle, and high school administrator in attendance at the Staff Development for Educators™ (SDE) first-ever “Favorite Things” giveaway received more than $3,800 in educational products and services. 

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Wayland Teachers Share Best Practices and Resources

Wayland Public Schools is committed to the effective integration and meaningful use of instructional and information technologies to support, enrich, and extend student learning throughout the curriculum. 

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Parchment’s e-Transcript Network Continues Growth in Second Quarter, Doubling Volume of Transactions

More than 200 high schools and colleges select Docufide in the second quarter, as the exchange network handles nearly 1 million e-Transcripts in first half of 2012.

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Walnut Valley School District Sells Excess Land for $35 Million to Homebuilder

Walnut Valley Unified School District attracted Fortune 500 homebuilder Lennar Corp. as the top bidder for a 30-acre piece of surplus land in Diamond Bar that is zoned for up to 200 new homes.

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School Districts Trim Overhead to Put More Money in Classroom

The story about the Issaquah School District's $167.5 million proposed budget notes the budget's flatness, no major increases or decreases in spending across all categories. The district also stands out for spending slightly less on overhead than the average King County school district.

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Chesterfield School Leaders Approve Epinephrine Policy

Chesterfield County's School Board on Tuesday night approved a new policy that requires the division to provide at least two doses of epinephrine at each school.

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