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Teaching Tolerance magazine examines how to end bullying behavior

The issue also examines how after the tragic Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin, an unlikely partnership has formed between one of the victims' sons and a former skinhead. "The Sikh and the Skinhead" examines how the two joined forces to educate students and fight hate in the classroom.

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Young adults with Autism Hollywood bound

Monday marked yet another milestone for Exceptional Minds’ first graduating class of 2014, a small group of young, twenty-something adults with autism who are beating the odds.

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New report examines realities of Race to the Top implementation

In Mismatches in Race to the Top Limit Educational Improvement: Lack of Time, Resources, and Tools to Address Opportunity Gaps Puts Lofty State Goals Out of Reach, Weiss takes a comprehensive look at the Obama administration’s signature education initiative, and finds a few notable successes but many more shortcomings.

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Lexia Reading’s strategies for older students now available for iPad

The app provides multi-sensory learning for remedial students in grades 6 and above, helping them develop their foundational reading skills through an age-appropriate interface with a range of content that keeps older students engaged.

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Corbin Russwin introduces the Access 3 patented key system

The Access 3 system is available for mortise, rim, component and Large Format Interchangeable Core (LFIC) cylinders to provide a comprehensive choice of locking options for any facility.

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Deadline to enter Siemens Competition In Math, Science & Technology is Sept. 30

Entries are judged at the regional level over three consecutive weekends in November at six leading research universities: California Institute of Technology; Carnegie Mellon University; Georgia Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; The University of Texas at Austin; and University of Notre Dame.

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Gale and Library Media Connection announce winners of the 2013 TEAMS Award

he 2013 winners are Draper Elementary School in Eden, North Carolina; Constable Neil Bruce Middle School in West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada; and Branford High School in Branford, Connecticut.

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Responsive Classroom presents Jennifer Buffett with Innovative Leadership in Education Award

She believes strongly that classroom teachers model behavior and can help all students learn to recognize and manage their emotions, develop care and concern for others, establish positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

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Altronix keeps NYC school clocks ticking

The clocks provided by Champion Alarm Systems throughout the massive NYC public school district are configured into a self-corrective system controlled by a master clock.

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Sheila Harrity named National High School Principal of the Year

Harrity seized the opportunity to implement small learning communities, change the school’s culture, and empower teachers so all of the school’s nearly 1,400 students would graduate to thrive in the 21st century.

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