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New Mexico municipal superintendent heading to Texas

Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent Terry Myers will be leaving the district at the end of the current school year to take over as the new superintendent at Texas' Crockett Independent School District as of July 1.

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Renovations begin on Chicago academy's new career training rooms

Chicago Vocational Career Academy has begun renovations to create new career-focused classrooms. The completed project, which is being funded by state capital dollars and delivered in 2 phases, will prepare students for jobs in a variety of industries, including horticulture, carpentry, culinary services and healthcare.

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Colorado district taps Englewood for new superintendent

Lewis-Palmer School District 38 has chosen a new superintendent. The D-38 board voted unanimously to hire Karen Brofft, assistant superintendent of Englewood Schools near Denver, for the top job.

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New Orleans' school systems consider agreement for troubled youth

The Orleans Parish School Board's approved a cooperative agreement with the state Recovery School District that would help students with severe disabilities, persistent school absences, prison histories and other issues.

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N.J. metro district to see 25% boost in enrollment by 2017

The development boom will lead Jersey City's public school district enrollment to increase by 25 percent by 2017. According to a new study, the enrollment gains will be in grades K through 5. There are also an inadequate number of pre-K centers for the expected increase in families with small children.

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High schools must add hours to their course schedules, Oregon declares

Many Portland-area high schools will have to revise their high school schedules for the coming year to comply with a state directive to make every high school class at least 130 hours long. High school credits issued will be considered invalid starting next school year unless they comply with the ruling.

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Syracuse, N.Y. teachers, parents call for action on school discipline

A newly formed teachers and parents group asked the Syracuse school board to ensure that violent or disruptive students are quickly removed from their regular classrooms and transferred to alternative programs.

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Indiana lawmakers revise bill to allow guns on school property

The primary change made by lawmakers negotiating Senate Bill 229 is intended to clarify language that gun opponents thought would have allowed people to carry guns while on school parking lots or in school buildings.

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