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Improve reading with books that match each student's interests and ability.


A new program called myON® reader from Capstone Digital connects student interests and reading ability with the largest online library of enhanced digital books, and it forecasts reading growth by student, class, grade and district.

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Visually-based program helps shrink class size and reinforce core math concepts.


MIND Research Institute's visual ST Math generates genuine interest in learning math.

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Practical advice:


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

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Ga. Legislature Passes Two Education Bills on Opening Day

Georgia Senate Republicans got the 2012 General Assembly off to a quick start Monday, pushing through two education bills over objections from minority Democrats that they hadn’t received a proper airing.

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Calif. District Seeks Space for Centralized Farm Program Campus

Students from three Santa Maria (Calif.) Joint Union High School District could gain access to a permanent, centralized space for their agriculture projects once district officials nail down a location.

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Parents Upset Over Slavery Examples in Ga. School Math Word Problems

Some parents and activists have blasted the Gwinnett County (Ga.) School District for its response following reports that students at Beaver Ridge Elementary School received a math worksheet that used examples of slavery in word problems, according to local and national news reports.

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Arkansas Education Board OKs Three Charter Schools

The state Board of Education has approved three charter schools proposed by school districts.

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Wyoming Superintendents Fight 'Top-Heavy' Label

Wyoming school districts reversed "top-heavy" staffing in their central offices in 2010-11, according to a report released earlier this month by the Wyoming Department of Education.

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John Kline Proposes No Child Left Behind Bills

Just in time for the law's 10th anniversary this past Sunday, House Republicans led by Rep. John Kline (R-Minn.) have released draft legislation for revamping the No Child Left Behind Act. The bills would ease the federal government's grip on public schools, but are unlikely to be passed.

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200 Houston High Schoolers Caught Cheating on Exam

Hundreds of students from Clear Lake High School in Houston tried to pull a fast one on their teachers by texting one another answers to a final exam last month.

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