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Mass. Receives 22 Proposals to Open Charters

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education received 22 proposals to open new charter schools across the state, including five in Boston, education officials announced today.

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SIIA Vision K20 Survey Finds Technology Progress in U.S. Schools and Universities

The Software & Information Industry Association released the full report from the 2012 Vision K-20 Survey to measure U.S. educational institutions' self-reported progress toward building a framework that embraces technology and e-learning.

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Natick (Mass.) Schools Receive $25K Grant for Fighting Obesity

The Natick Public School system is one of seven nationwide to receive a $25,000 grant to reward its efforts in fighting children's obesity.

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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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