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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Teacher Claims She Was Fired For Defending Bullied Student

One teacher claims she lost her job after defending a student that was being bullied.

10/01/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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3 Airlifted, Dozens Treated After Utah School Leak

A carbon monoxide leak Monday forced the evacuation of a remote Utah elementary school and sent more than 40 students and staff to medical facilities in Utah and Colorado, including two adults who were still hospitalized into the night, officials said.

11/18/2013

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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‘Catastrophe Award’ Sparks Controversy In Ariz. School

A teacher at Desert Springs Academy has come under fire after giving a “Catastrophe Award” to one of her third grade students for the dubious honor of giving the most excuses for incomplete homework assignments.

05/29/2012

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