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Missouri bill to let concealed weapons into schools raises eyebrows

Lawmakers in Jefferson City said the legislation would protect students from intruders and reduce the risk of a deadly mass shooting such as the one in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

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New Orleans closes its last traditional schools

In New Orleans, school is out for the summer. But in the city's largest school district, the last traditional public schools have closed their doors permanently, making this the first all-charter district in the country. This transition started after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city in 2005.

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Say Yes steps up yet again, this time preserving summer school

The effort is being made so that those children will have the benefits of the extended learning time that raises the chances for academic success. The program involves Say Yes partnering with a number of stakeholders, including the school district.

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Being principal for day good lesson in public education

Regardless of where you fall upon the spectrum, it is striking to see the lengths to which schools go these days to mold education to the needs of students, rather than bending students to the needs of education. If you ask me, that’s a good thing.

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Legislature must invest in our early education

By making early education available to all students, we can give them a better chance at going to college, and a better shot at life.

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Reframing the data debate

The uses and misuses of student data have become the focus of an increasingly bitter debate in the education community and the nation.

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South Carolina state senator blocks sex education bill

The measure seeking to update the state’s 26-year-old sex education curriculum passed the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday by a 9-2 vote, but Sen. Mike Fair, R-Greenville, placed a procedural hold on its advancement to the Senate floor.

 

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Arizona school district focusing on personalized education for kids

A fresh breeze has been blowing through Kyrene School District, which is moving away from standardization in education and focusing instead on personalized learning experiences for children, Superintendent David Schauer says.

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Schools are failing to get many kids to eat healthy, GOP says

On Thursday the House Committee on Appropriations passed a budget bill that would allow schools whose food programs have been losing money for six months to apply to opt out of the nutritional guidelines for 12 months.

 

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