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Nonpublic Special Education School Graduates Outpace Their Peers In Public Settings

A new study found that students with disabilities who graduate from nonpublic schools in Baltimore are more likely than their public school classmates to be employed, enrolled in a post-secondary school and living independently and are less likely to have been exposed to the juvenile justice system.

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Math Skills In Children Attributed To Motivation And Study Techniques -- Not IQ Score, Study Shows

Looks like Tiger Mom had it half-right: Motivation to work hard and good study techniques, not IQ, lead to better math skills, a new study shows.

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Colleges Using Online Chat Rooms to Reach High School Students

Colleges nationwide have taken to using online chat rooms as a way of reaching high school students in what these days is their natural habitat: the Internet.

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Philadelphia School District Plans to Close Dozens of Schools

Facing deep financial problems, the Philadelphia School District has proposed an unprecedented downsizing that would close 37 campuses by June — roughly one out of six public schools.

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Arkansas Schools Ask State Supreme Court Not to Reconsider Property Tax Ruling

School districts involved in a lawsuit over school funding are asking the state Supreme Court not to reconsider its ruling that allows districts to keep excess property tax revenue if they raise more money than what is set under Arkansas' funding formula.

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Charities, Schools Struggle to Feed Oregon's Hungry Kids

In the face of more poverty and fewer resources, schools have become hubs for charitable programs, where churches, government agencies and charities deliver donations and services directly to children.

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$100M Legal Claim In Newtown School Shooting Is Withdrawn By Lawyer

A $100 million legal claim filed against the state of Connecticut in the wake of the deadly Newtown elementary school shooting has been withdrawn for now, local media reported Tuesday.

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TipSoft for Education


Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.

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Putnam County School System Replaces Current LMS with Blackboard Learn

Putnam County School System has selected Blackboard Learn to replace its current learning management system (LMS) after determining the need for a more flexible and secure platform for online and blended learning, Blackboard Inc. announced.

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Digital Learning Solution Wowzers® Launches New Website

Award-winning online learning developer Wowzers announced the launch of its newly designed and updated Web site, featuring a more intutitive design and dynamic new features, including a tailored user interface, richer, individualized content and a live web demo.

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