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SPECIAL REPORT: States of Debate: A New Dawn in the Sunshine State

Over the last 15 years, Florida has become a battleground for school reform. The second of a three-state series.

Education Foundations Help Schools Offer More Services

If the Walnut Creek (Calif) School District needs extra funding, it turns to its education foundation.

MOBILE LEARNING PIONEERS: Increasing Time on Task

Katy (Texas) Independent School District

MOBILE LEARNING PIONEERS: Scaling Up

St. Marys City (Ohio) Schools

People Watch

Blending Character Education with Curriculum

Students' performance is enhanced when setting personal goals is integrated into a seventh-grade mathematics curriculum.

Race for Reform

Terry Grier, the new superintendent of the Houston Independent School District, moves quickly to improve teacher quality and student performance.

A Spirit of Reinvention

Superintendent Walt Rulffes of Nevada's Clark County School District

Opening the Data Door

Denver (Colo.) Public Schools

FLAP Grant Provides Critical Language Support Programs

$12.4 million in grant money was given to public primary and secondary schools to support "critical foreign languages" such as Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Russian, to help students compete in a global marketplace.

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