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5/21/2013

5/21/2013
The ECC mass notification system from Fire-Lite Alarms is designed to seamlessly interface with new and existing fire alarms systems to reduce costs and leverage the proven reliability of these systems, as mandated by code.
5/21/2013
Vance Dalzin, current superintendent of the Williams Bay School District in Walworth County, was selected unanimously by the School Board to become the district's new superintendent, according to a district news release.

5/20/2013

5/20/2013
VizZle subscribers will have free access to collections of lessons that have been moderated and approved by both VizZle and Unique to support the Unique curriculum. Lessons will be added continuously throughout each month as users share the content they create. Subscribers to both Unique and VizZle can import SymbolStix Online images for use in VizZle lessons, and freely share them within the VizZle Library. Future plans for the partnership include direct access to SymbolStix within VizZle.
5/20/2013
Simply place your order with your preferred Samsung reseller and the free unit(s) will ship at the same time of your purchase order. Contact Samsung Techwin directly for additional program details.
5/20/2013
A playground program at many Portland-area elementary schools significantly curbs bullying, improves school climate and increases vigorous student activity, a new study shows.
5/20/2013
The strongest outcome was the finding that sophomores, juniors and seniors across the country are proactive about saving, with 74 percent planning to save money for college or post-secondary school.
5/20/2013

Pitsco Education has awarded $500 scholarships to two 2013 Star Academy Program students who have found success in the acceleration program and embody its ideals. All finalists in the scholarship competition were nominated by teachers and administrators from Star Academy Programs across the country.

5/20/2013
Private education as we have known it is on its way out, at both the K-12 and postsecondary levels. At the very least, it's headed for dramatic shrinkage, save for a handful of places and circumstances, to be replaced by a very different set of institutional, governance, financing, and education-delivery mechanisms.
5/20/2013
Warning that the fate of New York City education was “hanging in the balance,” Dennis M. Walcott, the schools chancellor, suggested on Saturday that the school system was at risk of falling into disarray in the hands of a new mayor.
5/20/2013
The governor’s education reform program, which just completed its first school year, appears out of danger concerning loss of support in the upcoming two-year budget.
5/20/2013
Those who oversee public school district coffers are breathing a collective uneasy sigh of relief, at least for now, after a renewed attempt to funnel more money to charter schools is likely put to bed for this legislative session.
5/20/2013
When groups representing educators discuss the achievement gap, they often say, “We know what works.’’ Far too often, though, that knowledge fails to produce results.
5/20/2013
Broward and Palm Beach County schools could face a tough choice next year: pay millions of dollars or allow fewer students to take dual enrollment classes in local colleges.
5/20/2013
The closure of the Buena Vista School District should be viewed as a canary in the coal mine. Early coal mines had poor ventilation systems and since canaries are sensitive to gases, they would detect danger long before it became fatal to miners.
5/20/2013
A swelling crowd of thousands of Philadelphia public school students left their classes at noon and marched outside the district headquarters on North Broad Street to protest proposed education cuts.

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