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D.C. Public School Enrollment up for Third Straight Year

Current enrollment in public schools (District of Columbia Public Schools and Public Charter Schools) is up 2% (1,767) from last year, to 76,753, and numbers have been steadily increasing over the past three years, according to audited data by the Office of the State Superintendent of Education.

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CTE Leaders Respond to President's Proposed FY 2013 Budget

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) are pleased with the Administration's focus on career and technical education (CTE) throughout its FY 2013 budget proposal.

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Pro-Emanuel Education Groups Organized by Mayoral Ally

A political consulting firm with close ties to Mayor Rahm Emanuel has funded and helped organize community groups and faith leaders on behalf of the mayor's contentious education agenda as a counterweight to fierce opposition from the Chicago Teachers Union.

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17,000 Students Could Be Without School Buses Next Year

Hawaii Department of Education officials say they would have to end school bus service on Oahu if the Legislature doesn't give them millions of dollars even beyond what the governor is seeking for school bus transportation next year.

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Strategies for success:


Sustain a farm to school program.

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Save paper, save trees, save money


Our featured speaker, Professor Thomas Goldman, a noted author, lecturer, technologist and consultant, will discuss strategies for reducing paper, improving sustainability, streamlining collaboration and improving operational efficiencies.

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Online program gets struggling high school students ready to graduate.


Aventa Learning by K12 helps credit-deficient students catch up, return to school.

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Practical advice:


Create a healthy and budget-friendly foods menu at your school.

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MIT Launches Free Online 'Fully Automated' Course

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the world's top-rated universities, has announced its first free course which can be studied and assessed completely online.

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Obama Proposes 2.5% Increase in Spending on Education

President Barack Obama asked for almost $70 billion in education spending, a 2.5 percent increase over last year, while he cut several other agencies’ requests.

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