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Cleveland Administrator Launches College Tours for Parents

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
For many families in Cleveland, the Parent University College Tours organized by Tracy Hill, are their first introduction to a college campus.
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Tenn. Schools Chief Digs Deep for STEM Learning

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
Teacher 'externships,' a STEM academy, and an emphasis on solving real-world problems form the backbone of a comprehensive STEM initiative in the Clarksville- Montgomery County school system.
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St. Louis Schools Leaders Team Up on Preschool Expansion

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
Facing dropping student enrollments, a superintendent and a teachers' union leader collaborated to open up more preschool seats and keep their struggling district viable.
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Ariz. Leader Uses Technology to Personalize Learning

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
Under Gail Pletnick's leadership, students in Dysart's schools are learning at their own pace, only moving on when they've fully grasped concepts.
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Colo. Superintendent Shares Lessons on Crisis Management

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
After seeing his district through a raging wildfire, Nicholas Gledich asked his staff to offer their battle-tested wisdom to another district threatened by wildfire.
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Alaskan Leader Keeps Rural Students Connected

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
Geography is no barrier for students in the Lower Kuskokwim district who can take classes in digital photography and robotics via technology.
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Broward Superintendent Focuses on Building Bridges

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
The Florida K-12 district was at odds with its 95 charter schools before Robert Runcie came along with an agenda for change and collaboration.
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Philadelphia Leader Makes the Case for Arts Education

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
By marshaling research evidence, finding outside partners, and nailing grants, Dennis Creedon has kept a robust arts program alive in his financially strapped school system.
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Nursing Director Ensures Students Are Really 'Ready to Learn'

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
In Kent, Wash., Mary Newell has rolled out several strategies to help students manage their health problems and make the most of their time in the classroom.
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Calif. Leader Keeps English-Learners in Academic Mix

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 1:01am
In Oakland, Maria Santos uses "instructional rounds," much like those in teaching hospitals, to coach educators on how best to involve ELL students in academic discourse.
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Ala. education budget exceeds GOP's cap law

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 4:42pm
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Lafayette may lose funding to charter schools

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 1:50pm
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Michigan tests show mixed reading, math levels

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 1:50pm
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Missouri Senate approves education legislation

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 9:13am
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State lowers bar on math proficiency test

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 1:18pm
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State: Workgroup needed for Common Core switch

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 9:17am
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