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New Research Study Documents Operational Efficiencies and Other Benefits of Shift to e-Transcripts

As postsecondary institutions seek to implement new practices that ensure high-quality education despite significant economic pressures, research and consulting firm Eduventures has released a white paper identifying electronic transcript (e-Transcript) exchange as a viable solution.

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Vizzle Awards Sschools Over $250,000 in 2012-13 Tech Grants

For a third consecutive year, VizZle is offering their innovative visual learning software free to school districts for helping children with autism and special needs.

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Discovery Education and 3M Search for America's 2012 Top Young Scientist

Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 14th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (http://www.youngscientistchallenge.com).

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Proactive Program Nets National Award

Help at-risk students before they fall through the cracks; it's easier to turn them in a new direction than it is to pull them back into the system after they've fallen out.

Schools Get Creative so Kids Eat Greens

Kids can be finicky when it comes to filling up on fruits and veggies - “they don’t taste right, they taste funny,” said 13-year-old Kiondre Andino - but sometimes the best way to get picky eaters to eat is to have them pick and grow the food themselves.

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Anxious N.Y. Parents See Proposed Redrawn School Boundaries

The New York City Education Department proposed new boundaries Wednesday night for some of Brooklyn’s most-sought-after elementary school zones, drawing anxious parents to an auditorium to see the new map for the first time.

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Seattle Schools May Ask Voters for More Than $1B in February

Not long ago, a school building as old and worn out as Arbor Heights Elementary could count on being at the top of Seattle Public Schools' priority list for remodeling.

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Louisiana School Chiefs Worry about Bullying Rules

The president of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents says a rewritten statewide ban on bullying is an "administrative nightmare" for public schools.

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Special Help Gets Ohio District High Rating

It’s not unusual for 200 students to leave Whitehall during the school year — and have another 200 to enroll at the same time.

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Kansas Schools Face Many, Major Changes Next Year

Over the course of the next year, the Kansas State Board of Education will face a series of policy decisions that will affect daily life in classrooms throughout the state, touching everything from the content that students are taught to the way teachers and administrators go about their jobs.

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