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A Son’s Fears and A Father’s Response

“Everything is going to be OK,” I said. “You don’t know that,” my son answered.

Pa. Principal Resigns, Accepts New Position

Marple Newtown Superintendent of Schools Merle Horowitz recently announced the resignation of Marple Newtown High School Principal Ray McFall.

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For Many Kids, Winter Break Means Hungry Holidays

Roughly 1 in 5 families with children are not getting enough food.

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‘Disciplinary fees’ Show the Trouble with Charters and Privatization

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry reports that Chicago’s Noble Network of Charter Schools is making some cash on the side by charging “disciplinary fees” to unruly students.

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Catholic Education, in Need of Salvation

With more than a third of parochial schools in the United States closed between 1965 and 1990, and enrollment down by a half, Catholic education is in a crisis.

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Study Island and NWEA™ Partner to Drive Student Success

Edmentum™, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has released Study Island NWEA™ MAP© Link, a new fully integrated solution that uses a student’s Measure of Academic Progress (MAP©) assessment results to create an individualized learning path, delivered through the Study Island program.
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Summit on Bullying Could Address School Violence Through Social Emotional Learning

Results just released from a national survey of K–12 principals offers new insight about how educators view the issue of bullying and how to address it in schools.
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K12 Inc. Reauthorized to Continue as State Approved Online Provider in Virginia

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) announced it has been reauthorized by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) to continue as an approved multidivision online learning provider in the state of Virginia.
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2013 Win a Wireless Lab: New Wireless Tech-knowledgy is Just a Click Away

WHEN: Sweepstakes opens:  January 3, 2013
           Sweepstakes closes:  May 3, 2013

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Austin School District Uses GPS to Track Students

Unlike the controversial Radio Frequency Identification System, or RFID, tags the Northside school district made mandatory at two San Antonio area campuses, the Austin program requires student and parental written consent.

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