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Career-Oriented Curriculum Delivers Critical Skills

An increasing number of students are finding themselves mingling among professionals with internships in local businesses—the culmination of a work-based learning curriculum.

Blending Character Education with Curriculum

Students' performance is enhanced when setting personal goals is integrated into a seventh-grade mathematics curriculum.

Unprecedented Move for Environmental Literacy

Proposed No Child Left Inside bill would create room in the education budget for environmental education.

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K12 Groups Protect Open Membership Policies

Group hopes to uphold the right of a public school to deny recognition to a student organization that does not comply with the school's open membership policies.

Following the Money

Bond-Pooling Program Provides Low-Cost Financing

For districts seeking to construct, renovate, rehabilitate or acquire land, “Eddie Tech” has made an innovative program to simplify the process of accessing low-cost financing.

Experts Divided over Reform Blueprint

The president's proposed reauthorization of NCLB is welcome, but with many buts.

Common Core Standards are Welcome— with Some Reservations

Education groups respond to the proposed draft of common core standards for K12 in English and math.

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