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Boston Schools’ Breakfast Now Free for All Students

This year, Boston public schools have begun providing free breakfasts to all students in every school, regardless of family income, as part of a push to ensure that all schoolchildren eat healthfully and receive the nutrition they need to stay alert throughout the day.

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Oil, Gas Boom Makes Some Texas School Districts Rich But Uneasy

School districts can get rich just as fast as the people in the oil bidness, and the poor-to-rich whiplash can have some weird aftereffects.

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Otsego Schools Add Technology

Otsego Public Schools has invested $100,000 in technology for the 2012-2013 school year. The new technology will provide a variety of tools including SMART boards, computers and expanded curriculum to better prepare students for standardized tests.

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N.J. Schools Step Up Teacher Evaluations

Now that it really counts, school districts across New Jersey have to figure out how they are going to evaluate their teachers — and fast.

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Thousands of Teachers Strike in Chicago, Parents Scramble

Thousands of public school teachers formed picket lines in Chicago on Monday and parents scrambled for child care during their first strike in a quarter century.

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New MimioReading Software Suite Offers Proven Supplemental, Intervention Support for Reading Comprehension

The MimioReading programs teach strategies for mastering the four primary components of comprehension – finding facts, making inferences, identifying themes and the "main idea," and learning vocabulary in context – via age-appropriate content and challenging, meaningful activities that improve retention and promote collaboration.

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FundingFactory Inspires Participants to Reach New "Green" Goals

Participants in the free fundraising-by-recycling program can sign into their accounts to set a yearly fundraising goal, measure their progress, and share that information with students, parents, community members, and business supporters.

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Adaptive Curriculum's Deep Conceptual Learning Solutions Now Included in the Alleyoop Online College Prep Tutoring Site

Adaptive Curriculum, a web-based concept mastery solution that improves student achievement in math and science via its real-world active learning approach, has been selected as a key content provider for Alleyoop, the online college prep tutoring site created in conjunction with Pearson, the global education company.

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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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Solutions Products and Short Throw Projectors make learning faster and teaching easier


Find out about the new products designed for compatibility with high performance projectors and for better productivity in your classroom!

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