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Empowering Students With Digital Reading


New products are designed to improve aptitude, fulfill Common Core State Standards, provide unlimited access to online libraries and bring 21st-century learning into the classroom.

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Providing rigor and college readiness for all students

Florida district promotes educational equity with help from College Board’s SpringBoard program for English and math

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LightRaise from SMART Technologies


Now you can bring learning to life with vibrant, engaging, interactive content on almost any surface. Watch the 20-minute LightRaise overview.

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Nashville Schools' Diversity Praised During Rezoning Trial

Metro Nashville’s school zoning plan promotes integration by offering choice, national desegregation expert Leonard Stevens testified Wednesday in the final day of a trial over whether the district unfairly moved black students.

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Miami Schools Police Chief Accused Of Trying to Decrease Crime Stats

Miami Dade Public Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley is accused of directing officers to Baker Act rather than arrest students to make it appear that crimes have decreased under his watch.

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Faced with Scandals, Schools Consider Social Media Limits

Paul Roberts was “Teacher of the Year” when he was arrested and fired from his job teaching math at Stafford Middle School.

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NYC Won't Wait for Evaluations to Tackle Teacher Quality

Even without a new teacher evaluation system, New York City will ramp up efforts to weed out teachers who “don’t deserve to teach,” Chancellor Dennis Walcott announced today.

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NYC Leaders Hope Tensions Ease Between District, Charter Schools With New Collaboration

The city Department of Education hopes to ease long-existing tensions between district and charter schools with a new collaboration set to kick off in the Bronx.

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Conn. Education Reform: Lawmakers Pass ‘Meaningful’ Bill

Connecticut lawmakers gave final legislative approval to a wide-ranging bill that attempts to overhaul the state's public education and to close one of the nation's largest achievement gaps between rich and poor.

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Taylor Swift Gives $4M to Country Hall of Fame Expansion

Taylor Swift has taught a generation of kids to appreciate country music over the last five years. Now, she’s donating $4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to make sure that education continues.

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