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3/21/2013

3/21/2013
Everyday Learning Fun integrates instruction (aligned with Common Core State Standards) with student guidance, immediate, non-judgmental feedback, and unlimited repetition.
3/21/2013
With budgets tighter than ever, few schools have any extra dollars to spend on special events.
3/21/2013
New security measures adopted after the Connecticut school shooting are expected to be in place at all of the Newton’s elementary and middle schools by the end of April.
3/21/2013
The Appropriations Committee voted 21-3 to send the plan to the House floor. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch agreed on the legislation this week.
3/21/2013
The new rules, which cover 8,000 students in 17 elementary schools in St. Mary's County, also forbid siblings from visiting during school hours, even if they are with a parent.
3/21/2013
A group of 87 local business leaders have come out in support of Governor Deval Patrick’s early education plan, and the taxes tied to it —which they say are necessary investments to ensure a well-educated workforce.
3/21/2013
In a release Wednesday, the Illinois State Board of Education says the spike in low-income students and those with limited English has led to increased costs for school districts.
3/21/2013
The regulations would require new testing that would partially evaluate teacher performance and will require a massive upgrade in technology in all Bayonne public schools.
3/21/2013
With Jennifer Carroll out, Gov. Rick Scott has the opportunity to pick a new lieutenant to help him lead.
3/21/2013
Urban school districts in California, Florida, Illinois, New York and Texas announced Wednesday they are joining forces to coordinate school lunch planning in an attempt to keep costs down while providing healthful food choices.
3/21/2013
SUSD faces a $9.7 million budget deficit, and teachers and parents are quick to tell the school board to cut anywhere but in the classroom.
3/21/2013
Somewhere along the line “public school” became “education.” In this transformation the old “public school” readin’, ’ritin’ and ’rithmetic taught in the form of math facts, grammar, civics, Latin, sentence diagraming, geography, etc., were eliminated.
3/21/2013
The council voted unanimously to approve the project this week, with the Massachusetts School Building Authority previously agreeing to reimburse up to $25.6 million – 80 percent – of eligible costs, officials said.
3/21/2013
Starting with the class of 2015, Kingsland students will be able to complete a 62-credit college degree while simultaneously earning a high school diploma — all without ever leaving the familiar surroundings in Spring Valley.

3/20/2013

3/20/2013
Janesville's smaller neighors are on top of the latest technology. What is our district doing to keep up? Do our administrators have the necessary vision? What must be done, and how much will it cost? And would all this spending make sense?

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