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1/22/2013

1/22/2013
After months of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a compromise that will now use a controversial multifactor system to evaluate teacher performance.
1/22/2013
Community Unit District 300 has tapped Hampshire High School Principal Chuck Bumbales to see it through a series of upcoming projects.
1/22/2013
The Poughkeepsie City School District is asking community residents to rate which of nine characteristics are important in seeking to hire the next superintendent.
1/22/2013
“Traffic accidents are the No. 1 cause of death among young adults,” according to information provided by Sabrina Pritchett-Evans, a State Farm Insurance agent in Kalamazoo, and the mother of a young man who will graduate this spring from Kalamazoo Central High School.
1/22/2013
Community Unit District 300 in Hampshire, Illinois has tapped Hampshire High School Principal Chuck Bumbales to see it through a series of upcoming projects.
1/22/2013
The question is one stirring debate over how to integrate nonfiction works into English programs to improve reading scores, while not abandoning the novels that have become the gold standard of high school reading lists.
1/22/2013
Susan Sparks was a second-grader in the mid-1960s at Spokane's predominantly black Lincoln Elementary School when district officials closed it as part of their school integration efforts.
1/22/2013
A 5-year-old kindergartner who told classmates she was going to shoot them, and then herself, with her pink gun that shoots bubbles, was grilled for three hours by school officials without her mother’s knowledge, and then suspended.

1/18/2013

1/18/2013
Socioeconomic inequality among U.S. students skews international comparisons of test scores, finds a new report released today by the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the Economic Policy Institute. When differences in countries' social class compositions are adequately taken into account, the performance of U.S. students in relation to students in other countries improves markedly.
1/18/2013
Since arriving in the legislature, I have been working to expand the use of online technology in public schools. Thanks especially to the able leadership of two successive chairs of the Education Committee, Rep. Marty Walz and Rep. Alice Peisch, I can now report an important step forward.
1/18/2013
Patricia Sullivan-Viniard, assistant superintendent of the Quincy School District for the past eight years, is leaving Quincy to take a superintendent's job in the Chicago area. Sullivan-Viniard confirmed Wednesday she has accepted a job as superintendent of LaGrange Highlands School District 106 in LaGrange. She will start work July 1.
1/18/2013
IESD (Interactive Educational Systems Design, Inc.), the leading market research organization for education, has launched a redesigned website featuring recent projects the company has undertaken and providing seamless integration with the company’s online EDRoom focus group environment.
1/18/2013
Understanding now more than ever that school shootings are a very real fear for parents and school administrators, an Ohio company has customized its proven emergency response solution for use in schools nationwide.
1/18/2013
My high school engineering classroom feels like the downtown loft of a high-tech start-up. In one corner, students pour over a “smart” air-conditioner device they’re designing. Others crowd around a laptop to trade impressions of a new prosthetic arm on a YouTube video. This is what STEM education should look like.
1/18/2013
Epson is offering two 3D projection choices – one based on active 3D technology and the other on passive 3D technology – which both deliver three times brighter colors than most competitive projectors2, allowing 3D content to be easily viewed in typical, well-lit classroom settings.

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