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10/17/2017

10/17/2017

Six of the state’s 17 districts increased their graduation rate in the 2016-17 school year by more than 10 percent, according to the data. The overall state graduation rate rose to 81 percent, a 10 percent increase from last year.

10/17/2017

Central Massachusetts Education Collaborative has chosen to work with Computer Resources LLC to provide student information management services, real-time teacher dashboards, multi-lingual family communication and accurate Massachusetts SIF reporting services.

10/17/2017

A sustainable shared superintendent model begins with a veteran superintendent who is well experienced in one of the districts and has some familiarity with the other. Another factor for school districts to consider is the experience and independence of the staff they have.

10/17/2017

The Oregon school district will be on the lookout for a new leader as Superintendent Duane Yecha has announced he’ll retire at the end of this school year. He has been with the Crook County school district for seven years and in education for 38 years.

10/17/2017

As many people nationwide celebrate National Coming Out Day and LGBTQ History Month this October, there is a burgeoning movement to cover the contributions of LGBTQ individuals in public schools.

10/17/2017

Schools and districts looking to increase their foreign language offerings can turn to Shmoop's new courses in Spanish I, Spanish II, French I, and Chinese I, with French II and German on the way as well.

10/17/2017

The North Carolina county's next superintendent will be Pascal Mubenga, who currently serves as the superintendent of Franklin County Schools. Superintendent Bert L’Homme retired, effective October 1.

10/17/2017

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new bill banning all guns on school campuses, even those allowed by school superintendents. That now reverses a Kingsburg Joint Union High School District board policy that was passed back in April.

10/17/2017

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed AB 568, which would have required schools to give teachers six weeks of paid time off for pregnancy, childbirth, miscarriages or other reproductive health issues. He cited two bills he previously signed that allow employees to receive pay for maternity and paternity leave.

10/17/2017

More than 450 support staff workers at one of the largest school districts in the state walked off the job Monday morning, but classes were still in session at elementary schools and grade schools in Palatine Community CSD 15.

10/17/2017

The Warwick teachers union has been ordered by a judge not to stage any sick-outs, strikes or work stoppage of any kind for 10 days. The decision stated that students would be deprived of their right to education if schools keep getting cancelled because of teacher absences.

10/17/2017

Can exercise boost our effectiveness as leaders? Science supports the importance of exercise, especially for leaders. Have you made the connection yet? If not, here are a few reasons you should.

10/17/2017

The state's school bus drivers saw a decrease in the number of stop arm violations last year, according to a survey. On a single day last spring, bus drivers across the state recorded a total of 3,384 violations. This represents a decrease of about 1,000 violations from the previous year.

10/17/2017

Mental health professionals and educators say what used to be considered run-of-the-mill truancy could actually be something else. Some cases of chronic absenteeism are now being called "school refusal," which can lead to weeks or even months of missed school days.

10/17/2017

The Instructional Practices in Education and Training course was created with help from current teachers, for students who are aspiring teachers. The course offers over 20 lessons through CEV Multimedia’s online learning platform.

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