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2/10/2015

2/10/2015

Daniel Zorn has been chosen as the next superintendent for the Washington district. He has been assistant superintendent of Kalispell Public Schools in northwest Montana for 16 years.

2/10/2015

Starting in March, families applying to full-day pre-K for next school year will be able to apply to both public school and community-based programs in one place. The single application is part of New York City's continued effort to bring both types of programs together under one tent.

2/10/2015

Utah high school students might have to pass a 100-question civics test to graduate. The state Senate preliminarily approved SB60 requiring students to score at least 70 percent on the same test immigrants must take to become naturalized U.S. citizens.

2/10/2015

Follett debuted summer school reading and math bundles geared to students who will be entering grades 2-6. The summer school bundles include fiction and informational texts with lesson extension ideas, writing prompts and other elements.

2/10/2015

With Jobulator, substitutes get notified of new job offers in Aesop and can easily accept job offers from their mobile devices or desktops.

2/10/2015

The Texas school district's trustees named Joel D. Boyd as their pick for the superintendent job. Boyd has served as superintendent of public schools in Sante Fe since 2012.

2/9/2015

2/9/2015

In the little more than a year since Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed her to lead the city’s Education Department, Ms. Fariña has presided over a methodical dismantling of the policies of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s first and last chancellors, Joel I. Klein and Dennis M. Walcott.

2/9/2015

School officials violated a former student's civil rights by failing to protect him from bullies who targeted him due to his disabilities and because he is Jewish, his parents allege in a recently filed lawsuit.

2/9/2015

Apperson introduced Evo Social-Emotional, a social and emotional learning assessment system developed with Devereux allowing educators and parents to rate the frequency of student behavior over time to screen and monitor the progress of students’ skill development.

2/9/2015

A popular video game provides a new medium for educators and students to unleash their creativity.

2/9/2015

The legislation would create a pilot charter program in Louisville and Lexington. It would allow up to five charter schools in each city, targeting lower-income students who attend a failing school.

2/9/2015

Bay Area schools have been put on notice about a potential scam that could cost them. Investigators believe the man behind the scheme allegedly defrauded thousands of schools across the country in a fake billing scam.

2/9/2015

Most Minnesota students go to schools with very high vaccination rates, but a few small districts have clusters of unvaccinated children.

2/9/2015

Califone International LLC unveiled the E1, E3T and E3USB earbuds, the PA283 VoiceSaver personal voice amplifier and the KB3 wireless keyboard to support preparation and testing requirements in any state.

2/9/2015

It’s hard enough to pull away from addiction when you’re an adult. How do you do it as an adolescent — when you’re not yet fully formed, and your friends are everything?

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