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School and Library Spotlight: How Schools Buy and Use E-Books

“We’ve seen some shrinking of our direct sales when schools that used to buy from us are wanting to implement a single system for their district ... Amazon’s proposal that was posted on Politico New ... read more

What Lures Parents to − and Away From − Certain Schools

Yes, San Diego Unified wants to market itself better. That’s one big takeaway from the workshop it held Tuesday night to brainstorm ways to keep more kids in district schools ... than just parents on ... read more

Some contenders for Amazon's new HQ say no thanks

A Democratic state legislator, he represents a district only 30 miles from the proposed $5 billion company campus and its promise of 50,000 high-paying jobs. But Eldridge has a surprising message for ... read more

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More secrecy in Broward schools: Even School Board members can't attend Parkland meetings

Broward County schools found another way Monday to keep a wrap on details about February's mass killing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The school district decided it was better to keep ... read more

DeSoto ISD doing the right thing by dumping its tainted superintendent

But from a strictly legal standpoint, buying ... cut the school board a little slack. Augustine was hired in the spring before the scathing investigative report was released. But this only points up ... read more

Standoff escalates over CPS' snub of federal testing rules

Asked ... Not only is no one backing off, the state board just upped the ante. According to my colleague Rich Miller at Capitol Fax, state schools chief Chris Koch sent a letter today (below) ... read more

County’s first black board chair proud of her work during a difficult year

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Stephanie Moore strove to embody the needs of urban core neighborhoods while in a seat of power in Kalamazoo County government. Moore’s one-year term as the first African-American ... read more

Parents, schools divided as sex ed controversy erupts

"This will be way too embarrassing for us to ask ... no to sex outside of marriage, teach them to have self-control. They are not animals." In all, more than 40 people addressed the school board, with ... read more

Most Major Donors to San Diego Unified Bond Campaigns Win Big Contracts

A San Diego Unified School District board member acknowledged ... their donation is buying them something.” The current framework around school ballot measures makes it easier for school districts to ... read more

MNPS spent millions of dollars without looking for best price

"We may be able to get a better price than ... the school board last summer that it had seen its costs under that contract spiraling out of control. But five months later, the district gave the ... read more

Biggest scam you’ve never heard about: How N.J. schools may be losing lots of money

Some school officials and coaches call it one of the biggest scams in high school sports, with districts getting duped out of untold amounts of dollars that could help fund their programs. It’s ... read more

Schools getting more police but at the expense of counselors, nurses: Report

While arrest rates were higher across the board for schools with police compared with schools without police, students with disabilities were arrested almost three times more than ... in her district, ... read more

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