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Librarians Readying for Common Core

School librarians are preparing for the Common Core and its new emphasis on 21st-century skills including information literacy, primary resources, independent thinking and complex texts.

Toughest Bullying Law in the Country to Take Effect This Fall

New Jersey's tough bullying law with require schools to develop safety teams, investigate complaints and set a deadline for resolving issues.

Getting Students Off Farms and Into Classrooms

A new documentary exposes the plight of migrant children farm workers.

People Watch

Student Data Privacy Gets a New Boost

The U.S. Department of Education has launched a new initiative to safeguarding student records.

Despite Setbacks, Adams County, Colo., Forges on with Competency-Based System

Will a standards-based system raise student achievement in this district?

People Watch

Wisconsin’s Ripple Effect

Unions around the country are fearing their collective bargaining rights will too be taken away.

First Federal Movement to Support Green Schools

Department of Education launches Green Ribbon Schools program.

Largest Net-Zero Middle School to Open

Texas district will open the largest net-zero middle school in the nation.

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