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Tennessee Is Still Officially Anti-Evolution As Science Education Bill Passes

A new bill (SB 893) was approved by the Tennessee Senate that will protect teachers who wish to promote "alternate" scientific theories, essentially allowing anti-evolutionists and climate change deniers a voice in the science classroom.

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Senate Passes Jindal's Early Childhood Education Bill

The first and least controversial of Gov. Bobby Jindal's education proposals cleared the Louisiana Senate this morning, as the upper chamber voted unanimously to impose a new statewide regulatory structure on pre-kindergarten programs.

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Condoleezza Rice on Education: American Dream on Verge of Collapse

America's national security and the upward mobility the country was built upon could collapse if the education system isn't rapidly improved, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned Tuesday.

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Speak Directly to Education Experts With a New Online Professional Development Tool

On May 1st, 2012, School Improvement Network will release the very first LiveBook, a new, interactive online professional development that will revolutionize the way books are published. 

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Turnitin Partners With ProQuest to Add Dissertations to the World’s Largest Plagiarism-Checking Database

Turnitin announced a partnership with ProQuest, an information company serving the global research community, to include more than 300,000 dissertations and theses from 2008 to present in the Turnitin comparison database. 

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Voters Give High Marks to Conn. Schools

The vast majority of voters, from the cities to rural towns, give high marks to Connecticut's public schools and teachers, even though Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly are currently considering a major overhaul of the system.

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Abtech Education Expands its Portfolio for Schools

Abtech Education Solutions help educational institutions create, implement, and maintain successful end-to-end technology learning environments.  

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Ga. Tightens High School Football Rules

New rules now in place in at Georgia high schools will affect every summer football practice.

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Battle over Florida Charter Schools Could Lead to Bargain

Two controversial, failed bills that would have allowed Florida charter schools to grab a good chunk of public school construction money and, potentially, some public schools themselves likely will re-emerge next year.

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Splashtop Launches Whiteboard for Android

Splashtop Whiteboard allows teachers and students to easily turn their tablet into an interactive whiteboard. 

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