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Higley Ariz. School District Growth Results in $2 Million Boost

Higley Unified School District officials were able to increase this year's budget by close to $2 million mainly because of the largest student growth the district has had in years.

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Ohio School District Has Teens Watch 'Bully' Film

About 9,000 Cincinnati Public School students are seeing an anti-bullying documentary that stirred debate over its initial rating restricting children under 17 from seeing it without an adult.

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The End of Public Education in Philadelphia

If the School Reform Commission and Chief Recovery Officer Thomas Knudsen have their way, we may witness the end of public education in Philadelphia.

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Using data to predict and improve student outcomes


California district uses the Measured Progress DATAWISE platform to link district and state assessments, help teachers target interventions

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Increasing Teacher Success with Online, Collaborative PD


Join this web seminar to learn how schools are using Blackboard Collaborate to set up synchronous PD sessions where teachers can learn and connect throughout the school year, without having to leave the classroom.

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Good Nutrition... Conveniently!


A guide to understanding the 2010 Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act and what it means for school meals. Get recommendations and sample food ideas.

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Feds: Wis. Proposal for Education Waiver Lacking

Wisconsin's application for flexibility under the federal No Child Left Behind law is at risk of being denied, according to a federal review that found the state's proposal for holding schools accountable vague and deficient.

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Immigrants Find Education, Hope at Kansas City East High School

Of course it would take monstrous forces to drive families from their homelands.

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College Costs Weighing Down a Generation With Student Debt

On Sunday, The New York Times introduced the series “Degrees of Debt,” which examines “the implications of soaring college costs and the indebtedness of students and their families.”

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1 in 3 Autistic Students Have No College Education Nearly a Decade After High School

A new study found one in three young adults with autism had no post-secondary education or employment in the years after graduating from high school.

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