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California Schools Scrambling to Add Lessons on LGBT Americans

Many are flummoxed about how to carry out a new law requiring California public schools to teach all students, from kindergartners to 12th-graders, about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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Maybe Teach Them Math, Science and Chess

The 120 elementary school children sat so quietly and intently that you might have assumed this was a mass detention period.

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Alabama Immigration Law: Court Blocks State From Checking Undocumented Student Status

Armando Cardenas says he has thought about leaving Alabama because of the possibility of being arrested as an illegal immigrant and the hostility he feels from residents.

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Most States to Seek Exception to Education Law

A majority of states intend to take President Barack Obama up on his offer to let them get around unpopular requirements in the "No Child Left Behind" education law, the Education Department said Thursday.

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Va. County Schools Post 91.4 Percent Graduation Rate

Figures released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) show that 91.4 percent of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students from the class of 2011 graduated on time.

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Cherokee ISD Files Suit Against Texas

Cherokee ISD has joined 151 other school districts in the state to join with the Equity Center to file lawsuit against the State of Texas over public education.

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CPS to Roll Out High School-college Hybrid

A new type of school will enter Chicago's crowded public education system next fall, a kind of high school-community college hybrid that, if successful, could one day become a model for preparing students for professional careers without a university diploma.

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San Diego Unified Raises Dire Warnings of School Cuts

San Diego school officials have sounded early warnings about potential midyear budget cuts in the most drastic terms, raising the specter of fiscal insolvency that could force the state to assume control of its second-largest district.

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Schools Get Letter Grades from Arizona Dept. of Ed.

Your kid's school now has a letter grade. The Arizona Department of Education has released the new school accountability report that rates school performance much like a report, with A being the best and F the worst.

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N.Y. to Provide More School Help to NYC Immigrants

New York City schools will provide more help to immigrants and other English language learners and their families under a plan approved by the state.

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