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10/22/2012

10/22/2012

School cafeteria kitchens in Washington serve about 500,000 lunches a day. Given that volume, you might expect school kitchens to rack up a fair number of health department violations.

10/22/2012

The outcome of five years of fighting by St. Louis families who wanted their failing schools to pay to send their children to accredited suburban districts has been thrown into greater doubt after the city schools received partial accreditation last week.

10/22/2012

School districts are seeing their student numbers grow.

10/22/2012

Carbondale Elementary School District 95 welcomed three international school administrators as part of the 2012-2013 Adminstrator Exchange Program.

10/22/2012

On vast green or black sheets of slate in classrooms across the country, the word bullying appears in big, bold letters.

10/22/2012

For two Central Texas school districts, football games have revived an old debate about the Old South - whether to play "Dixie."

10/22/2012

Marisa Perezchica circles her classroom, classical music softly streaming from her iPad, as her sixth-graders take a practice test on their own iPads.

10/19/2012

10/19/2012

Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 14th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge (http://www.youngscientistchallenge.com).

10/19/2012

A yearlong speaker series is about to get under way at the Piedmont Adult School and will focus on a variety of topics dealing with education. The pilot program is a joint venture between the adult school and the Associated Parent Club of Piedmont and will feature lectures by experts in the arena of K-12 education on topics ranging from reading motivation to youth sports.

10/19/2012

Nearly a quarter of a million students across the country cast their ballots, and the results are in: President Barack Obama is the winner of the 2012 Scholastic Student Vote, with a 6% lead over Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

10/19/2012

In recognition of National Disability Awareness Month, Atomic Learning is offering its Accessibility: It IS Important workshop at no cost for a limited time.

10/19/2012

Help at-risk students before they fall through the cracks; it's easier to turn them in a new direction than it is to pull them back into the system after they've fallen out.

10/19/2012

Infojini Consulting, a full service IT consulting, services, and staffing firm with offices in Maryland and Washington, DC, is looking for a Business Analyst with subject matter expertise in education. Among other things, the job requires working collaboratively with stakeholder groups and development teams to identify, design and develop educational business accountability and performance metrics, reports and dashboards.​

10/19/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced three appointments Thursday, including a new deputy secretary of education who formerly worked as the deputy mayor of education in Washington, D.C.

10/19/2012

Florida's State Board of Education is suddenly a national lightning rod because of its controversial new education plan setting goals for students based in part on their race.

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