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Sweeping Changes, School Closings Proposed for Philly

The Philadelphia school district could close as many as 64 schools and eliminate hundreds of central office jobs in the next few years.

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Adobe Announces Million Dollar Creativity Scholarship Along With State of Create Study

Adobe announced it is committing one million dollars to establish the Adobe Foundation Creativity Scholarships – a new global initiative intended to unlock the creative potential of students.

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Furman Now Shipping Contractor Series CN-1800S and CN-2400S SmartSequencers

Furman announced that it is shipping its first two Contractor Series products: the CN-1800S (15 amp capacity) and CN-2400S (20 amp capacity) SmartSequencers.

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Calif. Poll Finds Disconnect on School Cuts, Taxes

Nearly 80 percent of Californians oppose $5 billion in so-called trigger cuts to state schools this fall, but only a slight majority of voters support the governor's tax plan to stop it, according to a survey of 2,000 voters released Wednesday.

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Parents Advocate for Michigan Schools to Stock EpiPens

What's bugging you Mid-Michigan? Some local parents say EpiPens not being required in all schools is what's bugging them.

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Cleveland Schools Study Cuts to Balance Budget

School board members are considering six budget cuts that, when combined, would erase the district’s $66 million deficit.

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Michigan House OKs More Cyber Charters

The Michigan House today narrowly approved a controversial bill that would expand the number of cyber charter schools in Michigan – bill that was strongly opposed by the traditional K-12 education establishment.

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Calif. Parents Support Extended School Time in District

Some parents at underachieving schools believe the school board's decision to give students more education time will help those who struggle — and could benefit their own children.

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Father of Autistic Boy Told Cherry Hill (N.J.) Schools: 'I Put My Faith in You'

Stuart Chaifetz gave the Cherry Hill school district every opportunity to do the right thing by his 10 year-old son, Akian.

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Under Public Pressure, NYC Retreats on Two High School Closings

Hours before a board was scheduled to vote on the closing of 26 public schools, city officials withdrew two of them from contention, retreating from their original plans in the face of strong opposition from elected officials.

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