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Study to Explore Parents' Perceptions of Mobile Learning

As students head back to school, more of them than ever before will be using mobile devices in the classroom and at home for educational purposes.  This fall, leading industry research firm Grunwald Associates LLC will conduct a research study to examine student uses, parent perceptions and family requirements for mobile learning platforms.

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Many in Boston Area May Be Forced to Switch Schools

Proposed changes to the way Boston assigns students could force thousands of children already attending schools to move to new ones in two years, stirring unease among parents and prompting officials to quickly seek a remedy.

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Children’s Physical Activity Guidelines


Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.

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DreamBox introduces Intelligent Adaptive Learning™


Transform the way your students learn mathematics through a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning™ technology, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environments.

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Oakland Schools to Allow Federal Monitoring of Black Student Discipline

The Oakland Unified School District and the U.S. Department of Education agreed last week to allow for at least five years of federal monitoring as the district attempts to reduce the disproportionately high black student suspension rate, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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N.C. District Cuts Power Bill by $1M

A program aimed at lowering the costs of energy and water for New Hanover County Schools appears to be paying off.

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Bullying in N.J. Schools Spikes

New Jersey public school students endured 12,024 instances of bullying, harassment and intimidation last school year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Department of Education that offers the most detailed portrait to date of how and why students are tormented in the classroom.

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Persistently Low-Performing Schools Should be Shut

The schools have gotten their yearly grades, and the annual caterwauling is underway.

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Online Schools Face Backlash as States Question Results

Virtual public schools, which allow students to take all their classes online, have exploded in popularity across the United States, offering what supporters view as innovative and affordable alternatives to the conventional classroom.

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Chicago Teachers Vote on Contract

Chicago teachers voted on a tentative contract agreement Tuesday as the battle over the future of the city's public schools ratcheted up with a large and boisterous rally in support of privately run charter schools.

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