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Every student will graduate

"What part of 'the Internets' is so difficult for educators to understand?"

Gary Stager-The Shoe-box and the Telephone

In Brooklyn, where the mystique of the 123-year-old Brooklyn Bridge looms, high school students learn about caring for the bridge and other historic landmarks in their own backyard.

People never seem to tire of stories about businesses that have turned themselves from bankruptcy to profitability. But few imagine this type of story could ever happen in public education.

More Oversight of NY School Funds

Cheating on NCLB Tests? Maybe

Some school districts and states appear to be cheating on test scores to meet achievement requirements under the No Child Left Behind law, and legislators will look into it when they consider reauthorization of NCLB this year.

New Test Shows Teens Not So Tech-Savvy

Administrators at Putnam County Elementary School in Eatonton, Ga., are an ambitious group, and they don't want any first-year teachers to fail. In fact, school leaders are providing new teachers with nearly all they need to succeed.

Faced with mounting pressure to improve standardized test scores, school districts across the country are seeking ways to focus intervention efforts on students who have the greatest risk of performing poorly on those high stakes tests. The challenge is how to reliably identify those students.

As the new construction consultant for Jessamine County Schools in Nicholasville, Ky., Pete Royse spent most workdays managing thousands of details involving the building of the Jessamine Career & Technology Center (JCTC), which was scheduled to open in Aug. 2006.

Why write a book about homework?

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