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Bobby Jindal School Voucher System Blasted As 'Destruction Of Education' By Religious Group

The leader of a national multi-faith religious group blasted Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's school voucher program this week, charging that it was an effort to mount a "ruthless attack on public education" and violate the separation of church and state.

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Kentucky Graduation Rates Climb Slightly

Kentucky's public high school graduation rates are up slightly.

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Fayette Schools Students Prepare of BYOT Thanks to Alum

If you have a child who gets bored in class, Travis Allen could serve as an inspiration.

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K.C. Schools Transfer Case Now in Judge’s Hands

The ability of children living in the Kansas City Public Schools district boundary to transfer to other districts now rests in the hands of a Jackson County judge — at least for now.

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EducationCity Expands Activities and Adds New Features

EducationCity is adding over 100 new Kindergarten through second grade activities aligned to the Common Core State Standards.

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D.C. School Partners With Atomic Learning to Further Enhance Unique Blended School Model

Kramer Middle School continues its focus on improving instruction and investing in technology by partnering with ed tech training leader Atomic Learning.

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McGraw-Hill Education Acquires Key Curriculum, Publisher of Sketchpad

The acquisition strengthens McGraw-Hill Education's position as a leader in dynamic math education technology and expands company offerings that address Common Core State Standards.

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HMH’s Algebra Curriculum for Apple iPad Stimulates a Near 10% Boost in Math Scores

Educators in Edison Township N.J. School District selected HMH Fuse Algebra 1 and increased test scores nearly 10 percent over their textbook-using peers.

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Des Moines School District Announces Two New Principals

The Des Moines public school district announced thta Amy Wiegmann has been named the new principal of Brubaker Elementary School, and Scott Nichols is the new principal of Windsor Elementary School. Wiegmann is currently the school improvement leader at Smouse Opportunity School and Nichols is the dean of students at River Woods Elementary School.

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Lunch Prices Rise in Several School Districts

Many school districts across Kentucky are charging students more for lunch this year to comply with a federal mandate to offer more fresh produce.

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