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Many Teens Drinking, Taking Drugs During School: Survey

Ninety percent of American high school students report that some of their classmates are using illicit drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, during the school day, a new survey found.

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Free Online Homework Help, Math Refreshers Now Available to Middle and High School Students Learning with Virtual Nerd

Available free to students learning with Pearson High School Math Common Core © 2012, Pearson High School Math © 2011, or Pearson Integrated High School Mathematics © 2014, Virtual Nerd's collection of online interactive video tutorials support 21st Century learning by delivering personalized content to students. 

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Hitchcock ISD Deploys Revolutionary Tipping System to Deter Bullying and Crime

Hitchcock Independent School District in Hitchcock, Texas has deployed a revolutionary new anonymous tipping system that allows students to “text” in their tips to school principals. 

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StudyBlue Unveils Free iPad App for Back to School

Students can use the StudyBlue app to search, create and study flashcards and notes with their iPads. 

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Preferred Meal Systems Announces New Healthier School Menus, Online Nutritional Information for Parents

Schools across the country are now re-opening after the summer break. Preferred Meal Systems, Inc., a national supplier of healthy, well-balanced pre-plated meals for more than 40 years, will be introducing new meal offerings and healthier foods for lunch and breakfast, and now meal and nutritional information parents want will be easy to access online.

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The challenges of managing absenteeism in K12


From payroll to pensions, manual and honor-based attendance processes have high cost and morale impact.

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An IEP for Every Student?


Using Technology to Provide Truly Differentiated Instruction.View our web seminar about facilitating one-on-one learning.

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Schools Stretch Dollar by Going Green

Plenty of Central Texas school districts are looking for new ways to stretch their education dollars, especially with a new school year starting next week. And some are going green to save.

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School Districts Vary on Social Media Use

In less than three years, the Basehor-Linwood school district’s Facebook page has amassed more than 1,000 “likes,” one for every two students in its buildings. But a few miles away, in Bonner Springs, there is no district Facebook page to be found.

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Indiana Schools Campaign to Save Public Education

Struggling Indiana public school districts are buying billboard space, airing radio ads and even sending principals door-to-door in an unusual marketing campaign aimed at persuading parents not to move their children to private schools as the nation’s largest voucher program doubles in size.

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