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Minnesota high schools take action to curb violence

The target that the Minnesota State High School League is now requiring all 25,000 coaches in the state to hit is the topic of sexual violence.

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New 3000-lumen portable projectors launched by Canon U.S.A.

Canon U.S.A., Inc. introduced five portable projectors utilizing DLP BrilliantColor display technology to deliver 3000 lumens, a 2300:1 contrast ratio, filter-free operation, and up to 6,000 hours of lamp life when in Economy mode.

More Cleveland parents are visiting their kids' schools

The Cleveland school district spent last year urging parents to attend open house and parent-teacher conference events – all to help parents comply with a state law requiring every Cleveland parent to meet their child's teacher by December each year.

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Reversal in fortunes for Burlington schools

The Burlington School District appears to have finished the most recent fiscal year in a much better financial position than had been feared, district officials said Tuesday.

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Arizona schools clamor for state to pay up

A year after the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the state had shorted public schools during the Great Recession by not fully covering inflation costs, schools are still waiting for officials to hand over the money.

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Denver area student protest reaches day 5

The protests started last Friday at Standley Lake and Conifer high schools when students stood outside their schools holding signs such as, "my school, my voice." Classes were cancelled at both schools due to a large number of teacher absences.

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Alabama district says call from NSA led to monitoring students online

After the National Security Agency warned Huntsville Public School administrators about a student posting tweets threatening violence against teachers, the district decided to begin a secret program monitoring students' social media posts.

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The myth about public schools

Have America’s public schools gotten worse over the years? Americans seem to think so.

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Why girls tend to get better grades than boys do

As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher grades than boys. Not just in the United States, but across the globe, in countries as far afield as Norway and Hong Kong.

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Georgia school board approves $35 million construction project

School board officials have approved Monroe Comprehensive High School for a $35 million construction and renovation project. School leaders initially planned to renovate the school, but determined it would cost less to rebuild most of the campus. The project is being paid for with SPLOST money and state funding.

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