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Gay Student Sues Ohio School District Over T-shirt

A gay student whose southwest Ohio high school prohibited him from wearing a T-shirt designed to urge tolerance of gays is suing the school, saying it's violating his freedom of expression rights.

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N.J. District Hires Substitutes to Address High School Smoking Problem

To deter students from smoking in the bathrooms, the Lacey (N.J.) Township School District has been hiring substitutes to monitor the hallways at the high school.

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Joplin (Mo.) School District Bond Issue Passes

The largest bond issue in Joplin’s history unofficially has passed by less than 1 percent, allowing the Joplin School District to afford to rebuild schools that were destroyed in the May 22 tornado.

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NYC Union Sues City Education Department to Obtain E-mails

The New York City United Federation of Teachers filed suit in state Supreme Court on to force the Department of Education to hand over copies of official e-mails that it has been requesting since May 2010.

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Education World Honors Top 25 Blogs for Educators

To recognize standouts among educator-bloggers, the team at EducationWorld.com has selected its 25 best for 2012.

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Food Insecurity & the Obesity-Hunger Conundrum


What is the relationship between obesity and hunger? How can they exist side by side?

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Using Tests Effectively: Common Goal, Uncommon Skill


This web seminar will address common pitfalls in using test data and ways to avoid them.

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Luidia Previews eBeam Connect

Luidia, Inc. announced public beta availability of eBeam Connect, a new web-based software that allows teachers and students to interact from web-enabled devices, like iPads and other tablets. 

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School Improvement Network Announces LivePlanner, an Online Common Core Implementation Tool

On May 1, 2012, School Improvement Network will release LivePlanner, along with a new LiveBook by Heidi Hayes Jacobs, to provide step-by-step help for aligning classroom practice with the Common Core Standards

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Discovery Education Welcomes Dr. Cindy Moss as Director of Global STEM Initiatives

Discovery Education has named Dr. Cindy Moss director of global STEM initiatives, responsible for designing, developing and implementing comprehensive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) initiatives. 

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