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K-12 Education ‘Parent Trigger Bill’ Passes Florida Senate Subcommittee

The GOP-sponsored Parent Empowerment in Education bill, also known as the “Parent Trigger bill” for K-12 education, passed a state Senate subcommittee Tuesday. The bill was filed by Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R-Ft. Myers.

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6-Year Chicago High Schools to Open in Fall

Some Chicago students will leave their high schools equipped with a diploma, a degree and a promise of a job interview.

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Court Nullifies Schools Move In Bridgeport (Conn.)

The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that state officials violated the law last summer during a takeover of the Bridgeport public school system.

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Addressing Alarming Student Safety Trends

To help school leaders address student safety, Awareity has released their latest Executive Briefing, 12 Tips for School Leaders in 2012. 

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Major Breakthrough in Teaching Decoding Skills for Learning to Read

Certified Learning System announces the release of Read Quick-Learn Quick 3-Step System for decoding words. 

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ServeMinnesota Receives $500,000 Donation for Reading Program

Target donated $500,000 to ServeMinnesota to expand the Minnesota Reading Corps program to Washington, D.C. and Denver schools. 

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Blackboard Announces New Integrations for Blackboard Collaborate

Blackboard announced new integrations that enable the Blackboard Collaborate platform to be used seamlessly with an even broader range of learning management systems. 

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Performance Ratings for NYC Charter School Teachers Is Made Public

Performance ratings for 217 New York City charter school teachers were made public on Tuesday but city officials cautioned that because of missing information, the reports cannot be used to objectively compare the quality of a public school versus charter school education.

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Three Low-performing Memphis Schools Being Taken Over by State

The head of Tennessee’s Achievement School District said Monday it will take over three low-performing schools in the Memphis community of Frayser.

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Duncan Says Good Ideas Come from Educators, Not Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan hosted a town hall meeting in Denver this morning, answering questions from the community about the federal role in Colorado's education reforms which are hailed as leading the way for the nation.

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