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ASCD Releases Four New Professional Development Publications for the New Year

ASCD announced the release of four new professional development titles for educators.

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Discovery Education Named Lead Sponsor for ASCD’s 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

The 69th ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, held in Los Angeles, Calif., March 15–17, 2014, will showcase ideas and best-practice strategies that are driving student achievement and will unlock ways to boost teacher and leadership effectiveness.

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NSBA Welcomes Budget Proposal that Prioritizes Education

Thomas J. Gentzel, the Executive Director of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), released a statement on the bipartisan plan from Congressional leaders that would stop the automatic across-the-board cuts created by sequestration for two years.

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CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

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ASCD Announces Pre-Conference Institutes for 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

ASCD recently announced the pre-conference session lineup for its 69th Annual Conference and Exhibit Show, being held in Los Angeles, Calif. The three-, two-, and one-day Pre-Conference Institutes will be held March 12–14, 2014, and offer intensive learning experiences on curriculum, instruction, assessment, and more.

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AASA Statement on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)

With respect to these results, it’s important to realize that children in the United States are not falling behind.

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NEA and AASA Executives Call on Congress to Get Serious About Investing in Education

A recent NEA analysis revealed, and a report by AASA confirms, that the impact of the austerity approach falls unevenly, harming schools that rely more on federal funding for education, including students most in need of extra attention.

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NSBA Commends Innovative School Nutrition Bill that Offers Public Schools Added Flexibility

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) commends and supports new legislation that offers public schools added flexibility in meeting the mandates of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

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