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Winter 2013

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    Stone Griffin Media (SGM) was an evolution of an earlier partnership that began in 2008 and has evolved into the preeminent multimedia boutique serving school administrators and educational leaders.
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  • Rich Candleston

    Sitting on 600-acres of oceanfront, Kua O Ka Lā Charter School in Hawai’i is not your typical charter school.

Charter School Education News

New York City Council to Look at School Segregation
Though the Council has very limited power over public schools, the bill?s sponsors say they do have the ability to increase ...
Nation?s Wealthy Places Pour Private Money Into Public Schools, Study Finds
With funding formulas that cap or redirect local property tax revenues to state coffers, some places are looking for other w...
Ebola Prompts Universities to Tighten Travel Rules
Several schools have allowed humanitarian exceptions to restrictions on trips to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the count...
New York Schools Chancellor Replaces 8 Superintendents
The major personnel reshuffling was the first since Chancellor Carmen Faria took over in January.
Motherlode Blog: This Is Not Your Mother?s Marijuana Talk. So What Should We Say?
Marijuana is legal in some states and under some circumstances, and can now be munched and drunk as well as smoked. How does...
Motherlode Blog: The ?Breaking Bad? Action Figure Outrage-O-Rama
?Breaking Bad? action figures probably don?t belong in your 6-year-old?s toy box. But you knew that, right?
Motherlode Blog: A Week of Waiting in Nebraska, for a Baby and a Change
My first appointment at the midwives? office in Omaha was awash in comfort, even so close to delivery.
Requirements Keep Young Immigrants Out of Long Island Classrooms
Despite guidelines, schools districts are requiring documents that are often difficult for parents to obtain, forcing childr...
The Learning Network: Weekly News Quiz | Oct. 14-20, 2014
Have you been following the news? Take our quiz to see what you know and to learn more, and look for a new edition each week...
The Learning Network: Will Humans Live on Mars Someday?
Do you think ordinary people will ever make interplanetary space trips, the way people take intercontinental plane rides tod...
Essay: Hooking Up at an Affirmative-Consent Campus? It?s Complicated
?Yes means yes? means checking in with your partner during sex, but many young men say they don?t know how to have that conv...
The Learning Network: 6 Q?s About the News | Where Young College Graduates Are Choosing to Live
Can you imagine yourself moving to a city when you get older, if you don?t live there already? Why?
The Learning Network: Test Yourself | The Extreme Fitness Craze
Here are the first several paragraphs of the Oct. 14 article ?Why Are Americans So Fascinated With Extreme Fitness?? Can you...
The Learning Network: Word of the Day | prattle
This word has appeared in 16 New York Times articles in the past year.