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Edison (N.J.) Board Seeks to Achieve Parity Among Schools

The Board of Education’s goals this year focus on bridging the gaps.

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Denounced School Leadership Costs N.Y. District Millions

Taxpayers pour nearly $9 million a year into salaries for central office administrators in the Buffalo Public Schools – the very people deemed by the district’s distinguished educator to be largely responsible for the consistent failure of the system.

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U.S. says Pa. Was Not Authorized to Change Charter Progress Rules

The U.S. Department of Education says the Pennsylvania Education Department "acted prematurely" when it changed rules for how charter schools can meet academic-performance standards on the annual PSSA achievement test.

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State Board Gives Provisional Accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools

The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to restore provisional accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools.

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Tenn. Withholds Funds Over Charter-School Fight

Tennessee education officials withheld $3.4 million from Nashville's school district after the city barred a charter school from opening in an affluent neighborhood, the culmination of a fight that has highlighted growing tension over the expansion of such schools.

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Schools Take Aim at Popular Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

School districts in California and New Mexico are trying to ban the popular snack food Flamin’ Hot Cheetos because they say it is a health hazard to students.

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Peanut Butter Recall Hits Schools After Salmonella Outbreak

Peanut butter that has been recalled due to salmonella contamination has found its way into schools via Smucker’s Uncrustable peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, reports Food Poisoning Bulletin.

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Tulsa Public Schools Utilizes TIPS to Improve Athletic Department Compliance Efforts

In order to ensure compliance with the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association’s (OSSAA) policies and rules, Tulsa Public Schools (TPS) has implemented the TIPS platform from Awareity.

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Alert Solutions Launches Speak Up! Anti-Bullying Platform

Alert Solutions, an expert in cloud-based multi-channel messaging communication and Pearson PowerSchool partner, is excited to announce the launch of Speak Up!, an anti-bullying monitoring and management platform for K-12 schools.

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ez Write Marks 2nd Year with Growth & Accolades

ez Write, the researched and engaging handwriting program for young children, has completed its second year with strong growth in both the preschool and elementary markets.

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