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For One Conn. District: Textbooks Out, iPads In

Glastonbury (Conn.) Public Schools is the latest district to roll out a plan to provide iPads to its 2,200 high school students

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Kindergarten in Wash. is in a State of Flux

Washington's new WaKIDS program, which stands for Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills, is designed to help kindergarten teachers better understand the strengths and weaknesses of children.

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Ohio Districts Rig Student Data

Another four school districts “scrubbed” students from their rolls and might have been awarded higher state report-card ratings than they deserved, says a state audit released this afternoon.

Canton, Cincinnati, Northridge schools in Montgomery County and Winton Woods schools in Hamilton County are the additional districts found to have systemically withdrawn then re-enrolled students who had never actually left, a process called “scrubbing.”

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‘Tebow Bill’ Passes in House, Awaits Action in the Senate

Bill would require public schools to allow home-schoolers to participate in sports, other extracurricular activities.

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David L. Evans is New Executive Director of the National Science Teachers Association

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, today announced that Dr. David L. Evans, former Director of the Center for Sustainability: Earth, Energy, and Climate at Noblis, Inc., will serve as the association's new Executive Director.

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Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Provide Career Exploration, Job Skills Development Opportunities for Students

Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) announced a partnership to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students.

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Drones In Classrooms

Teaching math and science has never been more engaging. A new product launched is allowing teachers to use quad-copters, robotic-arms and rovers to teach math and science using dedicated educational apps aligned with mandated standards.

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SDE Offers PreK - 1st Grade Educators a Direct Route to Success with the New Common Core State Standards

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its 2013 PreK-1 Educators Common Core State Standards Academy, taking place July 20-22, 2013 in Chicago.