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School Risk… Too Risky to Ignore

Learn the practical steps all school administrators must take to ensure schools are safe and operational.

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Computer Programming Classes Scarce in Calif. District

Lodi Unified School District Board President Ralph Womack said he wasn’t familiar with any classes that specifically teach coding, though several broader courses are open.

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Homework or Not? That is the (Research) Question.

Weighing the conflicting evidence.

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N.Y. State Plans Expansion Of STEM Schools

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to establish 10 new programs modeled on Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH), the IBM-backed school in Brooklyn that takes students through high school and two years of college with the goal of meeting the demand for workers with the right skills for high tech jobs.

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N.M. District’s Spanish Spelling Bee Promotes Language Skills

The district’s multicultural programs director, Clara Evans, said the spelling bee is another way to both encourage students to study and maintain their Spanish-speaking skills and promote the district’s bilingual efforts and programs.

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Jeb Bush Talks Education Reform With Texas Lawmakers

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told Texas senators "to go big or go home" when it comes to pushing changes to public education policy on Wednesday.

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PE Exemption Examined, Rejected at N.J. School Board Meeting

A lengthy discussion at the Tuesday, Feb. 26, Board of Education meeting centered on a presentation in relation to exempting high school athletes from physical education classes.

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Calif. Schools Must Set Up Fee Complaint Systems

California school districts must have procedures in place by Friday for students and parents to file complaints if they feel their schools are improperly charging fees for educational activities.

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What Would Sequestration Mean for K12?

Teachers in districts nationwide are already receiving pink slips as administrators brace for the major education budget cuts set to occur with the March 1 sequestration, says Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

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