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Zaner-Bloser celebrates teachers with a contest and $5,000 in grants

Teachers, principals and administrators across the country in grades K-12 are eligible to write and submit an essay for the Which Teacher Inspired Your Future? conte

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New Haven School change gets $11M boost from feds

The purpose of the Federal Magnet School Assistance Program is to help school districts increase public school choices for parents and help districts attract a diverse group of students from throughout their communities.

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ASCD offers professional development institutes for the Common Core State Standards

School leaders will find out why leading the change demands fundamental shifts in classroom instruction. Leaders also will receive action steps to ensure that each staff member contributes to the success of implementation.

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Hobsons and Mooresville GSD tie digital innovation to student success through Naviance

Access to the right data at the right time allows school administrators to identify the needs of individual students, in order to provide appropriate interventions and deliver more personalized instruction.

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Kansas City leading the way in playground safety

Within a six month period of time district officials were astonished at the drastic reduction in the number of kids visiting the nurse's office with injuries suffered on the playground. No more nasty splinters from the old mulch and a major decrease in head injuries thanks to the playground's new padded underlay beneath the playground's artificial grass surface.

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October Celebration of National Principals Month to highlight the role of school leaders

National Principals Month is a time to celebrate the role of principals in raising student achievement and improving schools, while also reminding the public of the need for greater support in leadership development to ensure principals have the resources they need to be successful.

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Carroll County Public Schools partners with Discovery Education to create digital learning environments

Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS), Maryland’s ninth largest school system, announced today it has partnered with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, to create rich, 21st century learning environments in classrooms district wide.

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National partnership between Sodexo and HOPSports, Inc. activates learning and well-being

MyFit is powered by HOPSports technology and equips schools with the means to provide students greater access to evidence-based and standards-based physical activity.

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GuideK12 and Templeton Demographics announce strategic data alliance

This relationship combines expertise from each company to offer school districts across the country new tools for anticipating the evolving needs of their districts, such as adding or reducing buildings, planning for new developments, boundary changes, resource optimization and enrollment projections.

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Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, National PTA And Discovery Education announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment

Smart from the Start is the latest brainchild of the Together Counts initiative by the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education. Together Counts encourages educators, students and families to live active and healthy lives in an effort to address childhood obesity nationwide.

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