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Paul Vallas, for Sale

A veteran superintendent who has led turnaround efforts in four large U.S. districts has started a new venture that he expects will broaden his reach.

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Debit card alternative to payroll checks


Watch this web seminar to see a case study from Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida, one of the largest districts in the country, and find out how and why the district is replacing payroll checks with the rapid!

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Providing Economical and Healthy School Foods


Healthy school food options on a budget: it can be done!

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32 Idaho Districts Make Student Laptop List

A mix of large and small school districts will be first in line when Idaho starts providing laptop computers for every ninth- through 12th-grader next year, according to a list obtained today by The Associated Press.

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Ten Conn. Districts Chosen to Shape Teacher Evaluation System

Calling it another step to “fix what’s broken in our public schools,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday announced which school districts will test out a much-debated plan to grade teacher performance that will soon be mandatory for every teacher in the state.

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Take a Healthy Step Forward in Your District.


Now that your district wellness policy is in place, what's next?

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Challenges of managing absenteeism in K-12


View the archive edition to find out about the real costs of manually managed absenteeism, and how automated systems can improve efficiency, productivity and the bottom line.

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Critics Say Early SAT Session for Gifted Kids Is Unfair

The College Board, which offers its SAT college entrance exam seven times during the school year, is under pressure to cancel a plan that allows a group of gifted students to take the test later this summer.

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Bill Introduced to Reshape Higher Ed in N.J.

Gov. Christie lent guarded support to a bill introduced by Democratic legislative leaders Monday that would dramatically reshape higher education in New Jersey by drawing Rutgers-Camden closer to Rowan University and by breaking up the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

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Most School Districts Reject 'Pink Slime' for Lunch Programs

The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that leaped into the news earlier this year.

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