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One Year after West, Texas: One in Ten Students Attends School in the Shadow of a Risky Chemical Facility

One Year after West, Texas: One in Ten Students Attends School in the Shadow of a Risky Chemical Facility
Source: Center for Effective Government

One year after the fertilizer facility explosion in West, Texas, which destroyed and severely damaged nearby schools, an analysis by the Center for Effective Government finds that nearly one in ten American schoolchildren live and study within one mile of a potentially dangerous chemical facility.

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What it's like at the K12 International Academy Learning Center

Students at the K12 Learning Center in Dubai Knowledge Village, tell us their impressions of blended learning.

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Earth Day 2014: Green Cities

Today is Earth Day, and I am excited about this year’s theme – Green Cities. This year’s theme is near and dear to me because of its emphasis on creating sustainable living communities. 283 more words

K12, ACA, and Outsourcing- Part 1 of a 2 part series

Today’s guest blogger is Adam Brittain.  Adam received his MPA from the University of Colorado-Denver, where he helped launch the state’s flagship welfare fraud program. A former auditor, Adam now serves the public sector as a Principal Consultant at Kronos. 417 more words

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Maker's Alphabet

Maker spaces are a hot topic in education forums right now.  It’s clear that our culture is craving outlets for creativity, and these are one way to address that.   93 more words

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