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Aug 23, 2012, 08:00 ET
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Broad Center Releases "75 Examples of How Bureaucracy Stands in the Way of Students and Teachers," New Resource for Parents, Teachers, Voters

 The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems released today 75 Examples of How Bureaucracy Stands in the Way of America's Students...

Jul 25, 2012, 08:00 ET
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Broad Center for the Management of School Systems Announces Four New Members of Board of Directors

Four prominent national leaders, including a former Democratic Party leader, former Obama Administration official, former labor leader and former...

May 08, 2012, 11:25 ET

Celebrate National Bike to School Day on May 9 by Getting Outside on the Trip to School

More Than 700 Events Planned in 49 States and the District of Columbia  Tomorrow, for the first time ever, communities across...

May 07, 2012, 11:32 ET

Pennsylvania Safe Schools Conference Tackles Bullying, Emergency Preparedness And Student Mental Health Issues

Profound 9/11 documentary and involved safety expert provide school emergency planning and recovery insights  The Center for Safe...

Jan 17, 2012, 13:00 ET

Center for Safe Schools Launches New Toolkit to Help Parents and Educators Address Bullying

Center for Safe Schools has partnered with the Highmark Foundation to produce the Pennsylvania Bullying Prevention Toolkit that will help parents,...

Jan 16, 2012, 18:30 ET
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Injuries to Headphone-Wearing Pedestrians Struck by Cars and Trains More Than Triple Since 2004, According to University of Maryland Researchers

Teens, Young Adult Males Predominantly Affected; Nearly Three Quarters of Injuries Are Fatal  Listen up, pedestrians wearing...

Jan 16, 2012, 18:30 ET

Die Zahl Kopfhörer tragender Fußgänger, die von Autos oder Zügen erfasst werden, hat sich laut Forschern der University of Maryland seit 2004 mehr als verdreifacht

- Teenager und junge erwachsene Männer sind hauptsächlich betroffen; fast drei Viertel aller Verletzungen enden...

Jan 16, 2012, 18:30 ET

Le nombre de piétons portant un casque et blessés en étant heurtés par des voitures ou des trains a plus que triplé depuis 2004, selon une équipe de chercheurs de l’Université du Maryland

- Les adolescents et les jeunes hommes adultes sont les plus affectés ; près de trois quarts des blessures sont fatales Si vous...

Oct 05, 2011, 15:09 ET

Walk to School Day Celebrates Walkable, Active Communities Nationwide

Students, parents and community members in every state demonstrate the role walking and bicycling to school can play in student health and safety...

Sep 27, 2011, 11:20 ET

Lessons Since the Reagan Revolution at the FTC: Conference to Provide 30-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Policies

The Henry G. Manne Program in Law & Economics Studies at the Law & Economics Center (LEC) at George Mason University School of Law will...

Sep 13, 2011, 07:30 ET

Alcohol Ads Still Reaching Youth on the Radio: Industry's Voluntary Standards Remain an Issue

Almost one out of 11 alcohol radio ads in 75 markets across the nation in 2009 failed to comply with the industry's voluntary standard for the...

Sep 07, 2011, 08:00 ET

Broad Residency Program Announces Largest Incoming Class of Education Reform Executives in Program's History

Class of 2011 includes an increase in Residents working to reform state departments of education The Broad Residency in Urban Education announced...

Mar 07, 2011, 18:14 ET

Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool/Youth Development Network Honors 2011 Afterschool Champions

Seventeen programs and leaders recognized for innovation and excellence in afterschool programs that keep kids safe, inspire learning and help...

Feb 08, 2011, 10:35 ET
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Senior Military, Corporate and Education Executives Selected for Superintendents Academy

Three high-ranking military officers, a telecom executive and four experienced educators have been selected to participate in The Broad...

Dec 15, 2010, 09:20 ET

Youth Exposure to Alcohol Ads on TV Growing Faster Than Adults

Ads Placed on Cable TV Networks More Than Tripled Youth exposure to alcohol advertising on U.S. television increased 71 percent between 2001 and...

Oct 29, 2010, 09:00 ET

Alpine Elementary School Receives 2010 James L. Oberstar Safe Routes to School Award

50 Percent of Student Body Regularly Travels to School on Foot or Bicycle As over 3,500 Walk to School Month celebrations come to an end this...

Oct 06, 2010, 06:00 ET

Walk to School Day Celebrates National Efforts to Promote More Walkable, Active Communities

Thousands of Events in US Will Recognize the Role Walking and Bicycling to School Can Play in Student Health and Safety Today, thousands of...

Sep 08, 2010, 08:00 ET
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Record Number of Broad Residents Take on Local, State, Federal Roles Managing Education Reform

Broad Residency Receives $3.6 million Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Help Execute Teacher Effectiveness Initiatives The...

Aug 30, 2010, 08:00 ET
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Broad Superintendents Academy Graduates Outperform Their Peers in Raising Student Achievement

Broad Foundation commits another $20 million to develop school district leaders School districts led by Broad Superintendents Academy graduates...

Aug 23, 2010, 11:27 ET

Students with Special Needs Take Step Toward Equal Access to Technology

Gov. Schwarzenegger signed a bill making it possible for nonpublic schools to include technology-based learning materials in the curriculum for...