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Despite Large Soda Ban, NYC Schools Order Lots of Pizza

With a 73 percent increase from 2010, in 2012, New York City public schools placed 1,756 orders to pizza joints.

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'Learning Community' Neb. Program Brings Diversity to Some Highly Segregated Public Schools

Fifth-grader Alyx has trouble naming the "absolute coolest" thing about Wilson Focus School, part of an innovative educational model called the Learning Community that provides students opportunities to attend diverse schools in highly segregated areas.

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Fla. School Board Revising Its Policies

Although the revision process takes place each year, this is the first time the board has rewritten its policies all at one time.

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School Board Leaders Urge Congress to Protect Education Funding

More than 700 school board and state school boards association leaders are meeting with members of Congress on Tuesday.

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ASCD 68th Annual Conference & Exhibition Show

March 16-18, 2013

Chicago, Illinois

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Pa. Superintendent Questions Cyber School Funding

Districts have to pay a tuition cost for each student who attends a cyber-school, and the school district currently has $1.2 million budgeted for that sole purpose.

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Protecting Our Turf

Gone are the days of squishy grass and pothole-laden school fields: artificial turf fields are becoming an increasingly popular option for districts nationwide for their ease of use and cost-effective maintenance.

Mass. Charters Cite Building Costs as Major Problem

Charter school supporters are hoping the new research will buoy calls for their schools to receive a bigger piece of the state budget pie — despite concerns that a funding increase might divert resources from public schools

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Tightening Open Enrollment Rules Would Help Good Schools in Iowa

As a sportswriter, I’ve seen how open enrollment can create an unhealthy imbalance in the on-field success of teams.

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