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ACLU Says "Many" Same-Sex Classrooms in Florida May Be Illegal

The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida is targeting schools in Orange, Polk and Palm Beach counties, among others, for what it says are illegally discriminatory single-sex classrooms.

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Proposed Arizona Education Standards Aim for ‘Deeper Learning’

Arizona education officials are floating the first draft of a new set of science standards, and the public has until June 1 to comment.

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Minnesota Schools Are Poised to Get New Grades

Minnesota parents and educators will soon see the results of a whole new yardstick for measuring schools that gives state tests new meaning and the state's schools new labels.

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Wisconsin High School Science Teacher Gets Nobel Award of Her Own

Teachers can’t always be sure of the impact they have on students but Hudson High School science teacher Vickie McLaughlin got a pretty good indication from one of hers.

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Do Our Public Schools Threaten National Security?

In his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, Richard Hofstadter characterized writing on education in the United States as a literature of acid criticism and bitter complaint….

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Climate Education Graduates to the Next Level

Ninth grade science at the Academy for Career and College Education began the usual way last fall. Victoria Matthew's students learned the difference between biotic and abiotic characteristics, then progressed to the basics of scientific method. By Thanksgiving, they were ready for climate change.

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Tales2Go Audio Books Help Students Listen in on Learning

In a 21st century twist on a proven learning tool, Tales2Go is breathing new life into the audio book marketplace to help students get more excited about and skilled at reading.

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ASCD Expands Support for Common Core Implementation with New PD Resources and Events

ASCD has expanded support for Common Core State Standards implementation with a new two-day institute series and a PD In Focus channel dedicated exclusively to the topic.

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Kaplan’s Teach! Strategies & Resources Wins 2012 BESSIE Award

Kaplan K12 Learning Services’ Teach! Strategies & Resources has been recognized as the top Curriculum Development program in the “Teacher Tools” category, by The ComputED Gazette, as parts of its 2012 Best Education Software Awards (BESSIE Awards).

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Shmoop Launches ‘Shmoop Careers’

For each career, Shmoop breaks down what you can expect if you decide to make it your livelihood, including a glimpse into a typical day in the life, a run-down on salary, power, fame, glory, stress, qualifications and more.

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