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Baruti K. Kafele’s New ASCD Book Shows How to Close the Attitude Gap to Improve Student Learning

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, is pleased to announce the release of Closing the Attitude Gap: How to Fire Up Your Students to Strive for Success by award-winning educator and best-selling education author Baruti K. Kafele.

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ALAS Board Votes to Extend Executive Director’s Contract

At her six-month review as executive director of the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS), Veronica Rivera received a strong vote of confidence from ALAS’ board of directors.

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ASCD Welcomes New Teachers to Profession, Offers Resources

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, is pleased to welcome new teachers to the education profession and offer professional development resources to ensure their success during the coming school year.

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AASA Leadership to Discuss Education Issues in Abington, Pa.

The leadership of AASA, The School Superintendents Association, will discuss the state of public school education on Aug. 27 and 28, 2013, in Abington, Pa.

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NSBA Urges Federal Appeals Court to Follow Precedent Regarding Harassment of Students with Disabilities

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) joined the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) in urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to follow standards—carefully developed by U.S. Supreme Court rulings—for determining a school district’s liability in cases of harassment.

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ASCD Releases New Professional Development Offerings for Educators Heading Back to School

As students head back to school for the start of the 2013–14 school year, ASCD—the international education association—offers a new selection of professional development opportunities to enable educators at every level to support the success of each learner.

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ASCD Awarded Grant to Offer Free Virtual Teacher Networks

ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to provide educators with free, ongoing virtual professional development (PD) trainings on the instructional shifts of the Common Core State Standards.

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