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Coroner Rules Homicide After Calif. Girl Dies from Injuries in School Fight

The coroner's office ruled Monday that the death of a 10-year-old Southern California schoolgirl after a fight with another female student was a homicide.

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Social Media and Schools in Florida

While school district officials have wrestled with the issue of whether to set boundaries for teachers and coaches when texting and communicating with students using social media, high school students may have come up with an answer.

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Medical-marijuana Shops Near Schools Face Cutoff: Close or Move

In the ongoing stare-down between state-legal medical-marijuana dispensaries and federal law-enforcement officials, today is the day somebody blinks.

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60% of Washington Residents Support Charter Schools

A statewide poll released by Washington Policy Center shows a strong majority, 60%, of Washingtonians support changing state law to allow charter public schools, and 64% say they support allowing low-income and minority children in urban neighborhoods to attend such schools.

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Harry Potter e-Books Coming to Schools, Libraries Worldwide

Harry Potter e-books will be coming to schools and libraries, according to an announcement by the company Pottermore.

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7 Questions About Changing Florida’s School Grading System

Florida’s Board of Education is meeting today to debate changing the state’s school grading system.

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Voucher Students in Milwaukee Improve on Reading, Study Finds

A sample of students in Milwaukee's private voucher schools made gains in reading in 2010-'11 that were significantly higher than those of a matched sample of peers in Milwaukee Public Schools, but math achievement remained the same last school year, according to the results of a multiyear study tracking students in both sectors.

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Indiana Law Cuts School Junk Food But Not Obesity

Students at Indiana schools have a wider range of healthy snacks to choose from in vending machines and snack bars since lawmakers endorsed guidelines to cut the amount of junk food available to young people with the aim of reducing obesity in the state.

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La. Public Schools To Be Graded Differently

The Louisiana Department of Education has written some significant revisions into its plan for overhauling the system it uses to judge the quality of public schools in Louisiana.

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CPS Chief Defends Move Closing, Reorganizing Schools

At the end of a tumultuous week, Chicago Public Schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard took to the pulpit at a storied South Side church on Sunday to defend the controversial decision to close or turnaround struggling schools.

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