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Flip, blend and serve up a more enticing education through technology

I asked educators to share their experiences with technology. Several have done so, including Kelly Walsh, CIO at the College of Westchester in White Plains, NY, where he is an adjunct faculty member.

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Alisha Morgan to supporters: Our work is not over

State Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan sent out a note this afternoon to supporters after her loss in yesterday's Democratic runoff for state school superintendent to Valarie Morgan.

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Morgan concedes in superintendent race

Early Wednesday morning, state Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan, D-Austell, announced she was conceding defeat in her campaign for the Democratic nomination in the race for Georgia school superintendent.

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Recount in GOP superintendent race might not start for a week

Georgia voters might not know for some time who won Tuesday night’s Republican runoff in the race for state school superintendent.

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Fulton school board wants no guns on campuses

Fulton County school board members don’t want guns on school grounds and are stressing that point to parents and others who visit district campuses.

Some schools zero in on new grading system to make big gains

CRCT 2014: Test scores continue to lag in many metro Atlanta schools

School-by-school scores on the CRCT, the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, are out, the latest round of results highlighting the progress of individual schools on the state-mandated exams.

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In your schools: Best in class

Best in Class for June 27

Robyn Smith, a junior from Benjamin E. Mays High School in Atlanta, will attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute summer music program in Lenox, Mass.

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Photos: Rescued baby birds and their knitted nests

WildCare, a wild animal hospital and nature education center in San Rafael, has asked for knitters to craft nests that mimic baby birds' naturally warm habitats.

Tiger Heart and the power of one

Photos: Tiger Heart and the power of one

When Katrell Christie learned of India’s throwaway girls, she decided to make a difference. An impromptu trip to India inspired the tea shop owner to house and educate the country’s displaced young women.

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Percentage of Low Income Students in Public Schools 2011

Percentage of Low Income Students in Public Schools 2011

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