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Free, Online Seminars From Scientific Learning Corp. Now Available on iTunes, Yahoo and Google

A series of free online seminars focused on the brain and learning are now available on iTunes, Yahoo, and Google from Scientific Learning Corp. (OTCQB:SCIL), makers of the Fast ForWord(R) and Reading Assistant(TM) family of products.

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Two More California Districts Add MimioClassroom Interactive Teaching Technologies To Boost Student Engagement And Teacher-Led Instruction

More and more Southern California schools and districts are making Mimio Interactive Teaching Technologies a standard component in creating first-rate learning environments, facilitating differentiated instruction and preparing students to successfully meet the challenges of excelling in the 21st century workplace.

Roseville (Calif.) District Directs Superintendent To Review School Newspaper Ads

A school district’s decision regarding a student newspaper now has some saying First Amendment rights are being violated.

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Tenure for N.C. Teachers Likely to Change, Says Cumberland County Superintendent

A committee of the Cumberland County school board was presented Tuesday two options to consider if the state legislature eliminates tenure for teachers.

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Survey Shows Dissatisfaction with Indianapolis Public Schools

A slight majority of more than 7,000 residents in the Indianapolis Public Schools district are dissatisfied with the school system, according to surveys conducted in late summer by a coalition of community groups, including IPS itself.

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Portland (Ore.) Schools Incorporating 'Character' Education

A new style of learning, championed by author Paul Tough, is being applied in Portland's public schools and in the creative writing programs offered at The Telling Room.

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L.A. Schools Fail to Gain Union Backing for Grant Application

An effort by the Los Angeles Unified School District to win a high-profile $40-million grant has unraveled after the L.A. teachers union declined to sign the application, a condition for the competition imposed by the federal education department.

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New Study Finds Adjusting Discipline Methods Could Benefit Texas Schools

Ahead of a joint meeting today of the Senate education and criminal justice committees that will address school discipline, a new study suggests that adjusting disciplinary policy could improve results at Texas public schools while saving money at the same time.

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Texas Schools Need $8B in Extra Funding Per Year, Expert Says

Texas will need to spend at least an additional $8 billion per year to ensure its students meet the tough new academic standards imposed by state lawmakers, a top school finance expert testified Monday.

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Jackson (Miss.) Schools Could Lose Accreditation Thursday

Jackson's public schools could lose state accreditation Thursday, after district board members rejected a deal that would have given the system longer to comply with rules regarding special education.

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