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Healthy Steps Forward


Dannon Institute and District Administration have teamed up to provide important information on school wellness policies and improving student health.

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Hear Alan November on a personalized approach to reading and literacy.


Find out how myON reader is turning kids into “hungry readers.” Watch our web seminar.

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Voters Can Choose a Forward Path on Education Reform

Washington state’s education system must change in big ways — and it will, partly by stick and potentially by choice.

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Texas School Finance Reform Will Require Margins Tax Reform

The state of Texas is headed back to court this month for the latest round in a never-ending battle over public school finance. This time hundreds of public school districts, some charter schools, and a group of parents are challenging the state's method of funding our schools, alleging it is inadequate and inequitable.

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Louisiana Voters Consider School-Board-Member Term Limits

Like most of Louisiana, Rapides Parish voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to limit school board members to three terms.

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Charter School Rejection May Result in Hiring Freeze in Nashville

Nashville school officials say they've discussed a partial hiring freeze if the state goes through with plans to withhold $3.4 million from the district after its rejection of a charter school proposal.

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Futuristic Rocketship Schools Redefine Teaching

So far the results are promising: Rocketship students score among the top performers on standardized tests.

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San Antonio Mayor Says Education Is Key for Latinos

Only about 13% of Hispanic 25- to 29-year-olds complete at least a bachelor's degree, compared with 39% for whites in the same age group and 53% for Asians, according to the Pew Hispanic Center.

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Thirteen Oakland (Calif.) Schools to Lose Teachers, Report Says

This year, 14 teachers are being moved to other schools, a process known as "consolidation," because fewer students enrolled in a particular school than the district expected, the Oakland school district has reported.

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