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Just 1 in 4 Young Teens Meet U.S. Fitness Guidelines

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 9:13am
Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged 12 to 15 meet the recommendations—an hour or more of moderate to vigorous activity every day.
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InBloom Sputters Amid Concerns About Privacy of Student Data

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:54pm
The education nonprofit, which burst onto the scene a year ago backed by $100 million in grants, is struggling to convince states and districts to use its cloud-based, data-organization program.
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Cloud Computing in K-12 Expands, Raising Data Privacy Concerns

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:53pm
Many school districts have not set clear policies and practices for storing data in the cloud, according to a study by the Fordham Law School.
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Inspections Piloted for Teacher-Prep Programs

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:52pm
The effort, now focused on New Mexico and Texas, seeks to gauge how standards for teacher preparation are playing out in lecture halls and K-12 classrooms.
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Colorado District Found to Violate Campaign Rules

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:51pm
A state judge says the Douglas County school system broke campaign laws when it commissioned a white paper supporting the school board's 'reform agenda.'
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The Yellow School Bus: A Model for Equity

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:50pm
It will take applying a grass-roots theory of educational change to public schools to recapture the spirit of community, equity, and shared responsibility that is symbolized by the yellow school bus, Peter W. Cookson Jr. writes.
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Learning From a Test

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:50pm
Using a miniversion of the Program for International Student Assessment can be a powerful tool in understanding the factors that have an impact on school performance, writes Jack Dale.
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Corrections

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:13pm
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Transition

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 3:11pm
Matthew Blomstedt was chosen as Nebraska's new education commissioner, effective Jan. 2.
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Students' Shifting Marijuana Views Tied to Legalization Push

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:45am
Some experts are blaming campaigns to legalize marijuana for rises in the numbers of teenagers who use the drug or view its regular use as harmless.
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State Lawmakers Face Tough Choices on Common Core

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:45am
Implementation of the common standards is likely to be a hot topic for legislators in a number of states as their 2014 sessions get rolling.
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Why the U.S. Results on PISA Matter

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:44am
Don't listen to PISA critics, writes Eric A. Hanushek, who argues that the stagnation of American students' scores on the international assessment is cause for serious concern about schools and the nation's economic future.
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Ohio high school rape convict released

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 9:28am
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