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Banks Ore. School District Has Chronic Problem With Students Skipping School

An alarming number of students in Banks School District are frequently skipping school days, according to a recent study surveying truancy in schools across Oregon.

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College vs. Career a False Choice for Students

In 2002, a handful of technology powerhouses — Apple, Microsoft, SAP — realized there was a profound gap between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they would need to compete in typical 21st century communities and workplaces.

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Iowa Announces Hubs for Science/Technology Education Effort

The Branstad administration’s effort to increase interest and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math took a step forward this weekend, with the announcement of six “STEM hubs” spread out across the state.

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Compromise Reached on Conn. Education Bill

Sen. Andrea Stillman, D-Waterford, said a compromise was reached on an education bill early Sunday and she expects to introduce the bill in the Senate Monday night.

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Using technology to differentiate instruction


Watch the archive edition for a case study about ways to personalize learning using common classroom technologies.

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Providing rigor and college readiness for all students


Florida district promotes educational equity with help from College Board’s SpringBoard program for English and math

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Is Fruit Juice a Healthy Beverage for Kids?


Nutrition experts weigh in to dispel the myths associated with fruit juice consumption by children.

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Bullied Gay Teen Brings Stun Gun to School, Faces Expulsion

An Indiana mother sent her gay son to school with a stun gun to protect him against bullies. The teen now faces expulsion, but the mother says she would do it again.

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Mount Baker Ill. School District Faces $1.95 Million Shortfall, Teacher Layoffs

The Mount Baker School District will cut programs and lay off employees to close a $1.95 million deficit in the 2012-13 budget.

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Shaquille O’Neal Earns PhD, Inspires NBA Fans to Achieve

Amidst all of the hoopla surrounding a busy sports weekend that included multiple NBA Playoff games, a Floyd Mayweather-Miguel Cotto fight, and the Kentucky Derby, Shaquille O'Neal was handling his business - serious business. Doctoral business.

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