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Ill. Elementary Schools Welcome International Educators

Carbondale Elementary School District 95 welcomed three international school administrators as part of the 2012-2013 Adminstrator Exchange Program.

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N.J. Schools Advocate for Anti-Bullying Awareness

On vast green or black sheets of slate in classrooms across the country, the word bullying appears in big, bold letters.

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Calif. Schools Look to Boost Technology Without Breaking the Budget

Marisa Perezchica circles her classroom, classical music softly streaming from her iPad, as her sixth-graders take a practice test on their own iPads.

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New Education Speaker Series to Begin in Piedmont

A yearlong speaker series is about to get under way at the Piedmont Adult School and will focus on a variety of topics dealing with education. The pilot program is a joint venture between the adult school and the Associated Parent Club of Piedmont and will feature lectures by experts in the arena of K-12 education on topics ranging from reading motivation to youth sports.

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N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo Appoints New Deputy Secretary of Education

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced three appointments Thursday, including a new deputy secretary of education who formerly worked as the deputy mayor of education in Washington, D.C.

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Gov. Scott Reacts to Florida's Race-Based Education Goals

Florida's State Board of Education is suddenly a national lightning rod because of its controversial new education plan setting goals for students based in part on their race.

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Education, Income Level Of Parent Correlated to Child's Brain Development: Study

A recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscientists found a correlation between a parent’s income and education level and the development of certain areas of their child’s brain that relate to learning, memory and stress processing.

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Washington School Children Participate in Earthquake Drill

Emergency planners in Washington estimate as many as 700,000 people participated in an earthquake drill on Thursday morning.

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Big Money in Play in Oakland School Board Campaigns

Local school board races are often low-budget, low-profile affairs, and until now, Oakland has been no exception. But this year, two new political action committees have thrown themselves into the election, infusing once-lethargic races with energy—and cash.

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