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Google's Once-Buggy Gmail App Returns to the App Store

After what can only be described as a poor start for Google's much-anticipated Gmail app for Apple's iOS platform, the software has returned.

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Knox Co (Tennessee) Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre Answers Questions, Shares Teacher Evaluation Results

Knox County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Jim McIntyre, answered questions about the new state teacher evaluations and announced some early results about Knox County teachers at a town hall meeting on Tuesday evening.

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Education Groups Stand for Children

Portland, Oregon based Stand for Children Leadership Center (Stand) and New York City-based Education Equality Project (EEP) announce that they have permanently joined forces and are integrating their work to improve public schools and close the pervasive achievement gap that exists in too many American communities.

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John Legend Joins Directors' Board for Education Advocacy Group

R&B star John Legend is stepping up his efforts to campaign for improvements in schools by joining the board of directors for an education advocacy group.

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Most States Want Waiver on U.S. Education Law

A majority of U.S. states intend to opt out of the federal education law known as No Child Left Behind, and 11 have already made formal requests to take advantage of the waivers President Barack Obama offered in September, the Education Department said on Tuesday.

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What's Going on Here? American Education Week

American Education Week is observed from Nov. 14 through 19.

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Congress Pushes Back on Healthier School Lunches

Who needs leafy greens and carrots when pizza and french fries will do?

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Kyrene (Ariz.) School District's $6.8 Million Technology Override Passes

A budget override to pay for computers, software and classroom tools in the Kyrene School District has passed, and community members and school officials are relieved to have $6.8 million in funding secured for the next seven years.

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Forrestville Valley (Fla.) School District Gives Students Free iPads

A sea of iPads were swarming through the bleacher's at Forreston High School on Monday.  The school district gave the iPad 2 to five hundred students, from sixth through 12th grade.

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Changes Ahead for Hawaii Special Ed

The achievement gap between Hawaii's public school special education students and their peers is wider than the national average, partially because they are isolated more than they should be, an evaluation agency reported this week.

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