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6/26/2013

6/26/2013

A New Jersey school district is proposing random alcohol and drug testing for thousands of high school students who could lose school privileges and be forced to undergo counseling if they test positive.

6/26/2013
New Brunswick Public Schools
New Brunswick, N.J.
6/26/2013

Charter schools are improving, according to a new national study, though there is still a wide quality range between the best and the worst.

6/26/2013

Ten thousand unused musical instruments. No sports or art programs. No assistant principals, counselors, cafeteria aides or secretaries. That's what the Philadelphia public schools will look like in September without a major cash infusion.

6/26/2013

Two weeks after a contentious public meeting forced it to postpone a decision, the Westfield Board of Education voted tonight to reinstate a police officer to work full-time in the town schools.

6/26/2013

School districts in North Alabama can move forward with plans to renovate and rebuild schools affected by BRAC.

6/26/2013

Property taxes for Chicago Public Schools will rise on bills that come out next week, but the rates paid by city homeowners still will be lower than in all but a few suburbs, new data obtained by the Tribune show.

6/26/2013
November 14-17, 2013
Hartford, Conn.
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March 19-22, 2014
Washington, D.C.
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York School Department
York, Maine
6/26/2013

Oakland residents, particularly parents of students in Oakland public schools and elected board of education officials, will have a lot more responsibility about the education being delivered in Oakland schools starting this September than they have for the past three decades.

6/26/2013
Arthur Williams has been selected as the new Jefferson Elementary STEM School principal. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Williams will officially assume his new position at the Winona, Minn. school on August 1. 
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October 29-November 2, 2013
Anaheim, Calif.
6/26/2013
February 13-17, 2014
Chicago, Ill.
6/26/2013
The Midland Park (N.J.) schools Board of Education named Eurico Antunes to the district’s new position of technology and data coordinator. According to schools Superintendent Dr. Marie C. Cirasella, the position was created to meet the increasing demands the state has put on school districts for data reporting.

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