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New School in Horry County Goes Green

River Oaks Elementary is a learning building in every sense of the word, and green is the overall theme. It's the first of its kind in Horry County and set to open to students next week.

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State Board Discusses Home-Schooling Requirements

Several Kansas State Board of Education members on Tuesday said they are hearing reports of children being kept home to babysit younger siblings while their parents claim they are being home schooled.

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Nashville, State Education Officials at Odds

As state officials talk about withholding money from Metro Nashville Public Schools as punishment for ignoring their directives, a veteran Metro board member said that kind of sanction would only hurt children.

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Portable Classrooms Moved in for at Least 220 New Students

Six-year-old Hannah Franklin fidgeted and played with a hand-held computer game Monday while she waited outside the Minot Public School District office with her mother, Katie Franklin, to register for the start of school next week. Katie Franklin said the family moved to Minot from Colorado so her husband could take a new job. Hannah will be a first-grader at Bel Air Elementary.

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Austin School District Continues Plans for Two Single-Gender Schools

Despite mixed reaction from the community, and reservations from some board members, the Austin school district will continue to move forward with a plan for two single-sex middle schools.

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Teachers Get 'Debit Cards' for School Supplies

Beginning this fall, Mississippi teachers will have a new way to purchase classroom supplies -- state-issued procurement cards which will function similarly to debit cards.  

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Vallejo City USD's Adult School Puts More Students Back on Track for Graduation

Since March 2012, when Vallejo City Unified School District Adult School implemented a new online learning curriculum, Aventa Learning by K12, nearly 200 students have recovered more than 900 high school credits.

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Stevens Point Area Public School District Superintendent Applauds Skyward’s In-System Advertising Program

School districts have the opportunity to generate revenue by selling advertising space through an optional program from Stevens Point-based Skyward, Inc.

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Free Webinar Helps SPED Directors Understand New Legislation and Avoid Legal Pitfalls

To help educators understand new laws and avoid legal pitfalls, PresenceLearning is hosting a free webinar, titled “The Five Legal Pitfalls SPED Directors Must Avoid This Year,” on Tuesday, September 18th at 1pm ET.

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Macy’s Be Book Smart Raises $4.8 Million for Reading Is Fundamental

Macy's customers participating in this year's Be Book Smart campaign helped raise more than $4.8 million for Reading Is Fundamental, the nation's largest children's literacy organization.

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