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Nine. La. Schools to Double Enrollment with Vouchers

Nine religious schools that will take in taxpayer-funded voucher students for the upcoming school year will more than double their enrollments with the subsidized students, receiving about $3.6 million in payments from the state.

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Scholarships Available for Pa. Students in Low Performing Schools

Pennsylvania officials said Wednesday that students at low-achieving schools may be eligible for a scholarship program that would let them attend other schools.

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Dubious Math on Philadelphia Charter Schools

During a recent School Reform Commission meeting, Commissioner Joseph Dworetzky decried the cost of independent charter school expansion under the Philadelphia School District's reform plan, saying district Renaissance Schools have been less costly.

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Ohio Schools Chief: Data Changes May Spur Charges

Ohio's school superintendent says the investigation of changes made to student attendance data in several districts could lead to criminal charges against educators who committed fraud.

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Chicago Schools Set to Rehire Laid Off Teachers

More than 900 displaced, Chicago Public Schools tenured teachers, many who were black, will now have a chance at getting their old jobs back this fall.

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ASCD Leader Receives Award for 20 Years of Service

ASCD CEO and Executive Director Dr. Gene R. Carter was honored by the association’s Board of Directors for his 20 years of service to the organization.

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GuideK12 Selected as a Pearson Independent Software Vendor

GuideK12 and Pearson’s K12 Technology group announce a strategic relationship that combines the global scale and reach of Pearson with GuideK12’s Geovisual Analytics capabilities to give customers unprecedented geo visualization of student data found in PowerSchool.

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Turnitin and Desire2Learn Release Milestone Integration

Collaborative effort with Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10 provides richer GradeMark access for evaluating student writing.

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CyberBully Hotline Establishes $100,000 Grant Program for K12 Schools

The program helps low-income schools and districts implement anonymous bullying reporting program.

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3 Runoffs Set in Texas Board of Education Races

Republican Geraldine "Tincy" Miller is trying to reclaim a position she held on the Texas State Board of Education for 26 years after being ousted in the primary two years ago.

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