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Board to Review High School Grading Policy; Major Changes Unlikely

The Board of Education will have three options next week when it reviews the grading policy for county high school students.

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Apple's iPad overtaking PC Sales in Schools

As back to school kicks off in the U.S., new data claims that Apple's iPad is outpacing traditional PCs in sales to students and schools for the first time ever.

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Scranton School District Fails to Make AYP

The Scranton School District has failed to meet a key measure of performance on state exams.

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Special Education Spending Reduction To National Median Could Save Districts $10 Billion: Study

A study released Wednesday by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has found that if high-spending public school districts reduced their special education staffing levels to align with the national median, the country could save $10 billion annually.

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Connecting Schools by Mobile Technology

To explore innovative ways of connecting schools using technology, Telkom launched its connecting schools project on Monday in George.

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Millburn School District Preps for Annual Audit

Auditors from Nisivoccia & Company, LLP have begun their work in preparing the Millburn Township School District's annual financial report for the Fiscal Year 2011-12.

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School District Sees Increase in State Test Scores

The number of Newport-Mesa Unified School District students scoring proficient or advanced on state standardized tests steadily increased again this year, according to state data.

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Homophobia in Schools Report Finds It's Getting Better

Life is getting better for students like Stein, according to a report that was released today by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network(GLSEN).

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New School Year Holds Changes for Education

Big changes are under way for education in Wisconsin. Educators are implementing the more rigorous Common Core State Standards for mathematics and English language arts.

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Five Questions for Michelle Rhee

Michelle A. Rhee, the former schools chancellor in Washington, D.C., is now pushing education reform through her organization Students First— and continuing to annoy the teachers’ unions along the way.

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