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Kent School District and Renton Technical College Sign Ground-Breaking Agreement So High School Students Can Earn Medical Certifications, Degrees

Kent School District (KSD) and Renton Technical College recently signed a ground breaking agreement that allows KSD high school students to earn certifications and initial degrees in the medical field along with their high school diploma upon graduation from high school.

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The Third Annual ASCD Whole Child Virtual Conference Launches May 6, 2013

ASCD’s third annual Whole Child Virtual Conference, entitled “Moving from Implementation to Sustainability to Culture,” will run May 6–10, 2013.

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ASIS International's 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits

September 24-27, 2013

Chicago, Illinois

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NSBA Challenges Tuition Reimbursement for Inappropriate Special Education Placements

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is urging a federal appeals court to ensure that school districts are not required to reimburse parents who unilaterally choose educational placements for their children with disabilities if those placements are not appropriate under federal special education law.

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ASCD Names 2013 Elected Leaders and Affiliate Awards Recipients

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, announces Becky J. Berg—superintendent of the Deer Park School District in Deer Park, Wash.—as the association’s new President.

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NSBA Urges Supreme Court to Protect Employers from Unnecessary Lawsuits

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has filed an amicus brief in an employment case asking the U.S. Supreme Court not to hamper school districts’ abilities to discipline or fire employees.

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ASCD Selects Wash. Deputy Superintendent and Md. Teacher as 2013 Outstanding Young Educators

At ASCD's 68th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show in Chicago, Ill., Joshua Garcia, deputy superintendent of Tacoma Public Schools in Tacoma, Wash., and Ryan Twentey, a photography teacher at Parkville High School in Parkville, Md., were announced as winners of the association’s prestigious 2013 Outstanding Young Educator Award (OYEA).

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First Annual Direct Instruction Training Institute

August 5-8, 2013

San Antonio, Texas

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