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Metropolitan Educational Council partners with Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio and itslearning to provide Digital Learning Platform

itslearning, inc., the leading K12 digital learning solutions provider, announced today that it has partnered with the Metropolitan Educational Council (MEC) and Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio (ITSCO) to form a Learning Management System (LMS) consortium for ESC’s and ITC’s in the State of Ohio.

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Education Metatagging Project Enters Phase Two

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) has moved into the second phase of its proof of concept metadata tagging project, expanding its scope to tag English language arts resources, in addition to math content.

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Tempe Union High School District Links Learning with Innovative Sustainability and Energy Education Program to Enhance Student Success

Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) and Chevron Energy Solutions today announced the launch of an innovative cross-curricular science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and sustainability program designed to give students a greater understanding of today's energy and environmental issues.

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Ga. Dept of Ed Is Neutral on Charter Amendment

The Georgia Department of Education is scrolling an alert on its home page telling the public that it takes no position on the contentious charter schools amendment.

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Voyager Learning Kicks Off 2012–2013 Math Mania Competition

Voyager Learning, the nation’s most comprehensive provider of preK–12 intervention learning solutions and education services, knows that mathematics fluency and understanding is essential in a child’s life.

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El Paso Schools Rebuild After Fraudulent Testing

During his sophomore year, Jose Avalos was urged by a principal to drop out of high school. The next year, his brother was told to do the same after entering the 10th grade. A third Avalos brother shared the same fate in 2009.

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Bond Would Address Houston Area Needs

Three southwest-area high schools could receive new buildings and another could get substantial renovations if voters approve a Houston school district bond package to go before voters in November.

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Gilbert (Ariz.) Schools' Tax Rate Jumps 40 Percent

Various factors have caused the tax rate in the Gilbert Public Schools district to jump 40 percent this year, the highest increase in at least 30 years.

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Idaho Suit Takes on School Fees

A former Idaho school district superintendent with twin granddaughters in kindergarten is suing the state, charging that cash-strapped schools are violating the Idaho Constitution by charging fees for what are supposed to be “free, common schools.”

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Arizona Schools Struggle with Math Demands

Math has gotten harder in Arizona high schools -- not only for students, but for teachers who now need to make sure students pass four years of classes like algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics.

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