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School Community Says Computers, Books Fall Short

Rick Hauf travels to schools all around Maryland. In Harford County, he says educational opportunity is tilted. "We're not on a level playing field," Hauf said.

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Jersey City School Board Revises Controversial Contract with Prospective Schools Chief

Four revisions have been made to the contract the Jersey City Board of Education is offering prospective schools superintendent Marcia V. Lyles, and the new pact now awaits approval from Lyles and from state education officials.

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Why Window 8 Tablets Will Lose To The iPad In Education

The iPad became a big hit in the K-12 education market over the past year. Pioneering schools that brought Apple’s tablet into the classroom last school year proved that the iPad can be a excellent learning tool – one that has immense power to transform education.

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14 Michigan School Districts to Test Teacher Evaluation Tool

Three Metro Detroit school districts are among 14 statewide that will be test laboratories for teacher evaluation tools this fall.

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Madison School District Hires Two Teachers, Considers Orchestra Program

The Madison school board on Monday approved hiring two teachers, one of whom will begin laying the groundwork for a possible orchestra program.

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Mercer Island School District Board Weighs Ideas, Options for Schools

The Mercer Island School District Board of Directors held a study session meeting on Thursday, Aug. 16, so that the board could further discuss, and possibly narrow down, options for a sixth school within the district.

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High School Exit Exam Results Released

Tenth-graders made a little headway in passing the California High School Exit Exam the first time they take it, according to results released today, Aug. 22, by the California Department of Education.

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New Syracuse School District Plan Aims to Foster Big Improvements

A new, five-year road map for improving achievement in the low-performing Syracuse schools sets five goals for the district to achieve and timelines for the district to get there.

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Technology in York County Schools Means No More ‘The Dog Ate My Homework’

We’re still a long way from flying school buses and holographic instructors, but more than ever, schools are tapping digital technology to upgrade the learning experience.

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Plainfield Police Seek to Keep Rifles in Safes in High Schools

Plainfield police would like to put some extra firepower in the village’s high schools.

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