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Schools rewiring to close digital gap

The thousands of miles of wiring frantically being strung throughout America's schools this summer may look like everyday Internet cables. They're actually lifelines of high-speed learning. 

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Union wins $15 minimum wage for L.A. schools' service workers

A Los Angeles Unified School District move to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour has thrust the system into the forefront of a national movement and marks another political victory for a powerful labor group — and it's not the teachers union.

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Florida districts differ on offering free meals to all at low-income schools

The federal government is now serving up a new way of providing free meals at schools with high concentrations of needy students that eliminates the tedious application process and removes the stigma some students may feel when going through the lunch line.

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Pennsylvania schools wait on millions in Medicaid funding from state

Due to new federal regulations and snafus at the state level, as much as $28 million is owed to school districts, private and charter schools and intermediate units. Some local school districts are out six-figure sums.

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Michelle Obama fights GOP on school lunch rules

Michelle Obama is fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized anti-childhood obesity campaign and says she’s ready ‘‘to fight until the bitter end.’’

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Buffalo Board of Education hopes to increase seats at top-performing schools

The new Buffalo Board of Education majority intends to start dramatically overhauling the city’s schools when it meets Wednesday, proposing significant changes such as increasing the number of charter schools and lobbying for more state intervention in the school system.

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Connected Bus solution offered by AT&T and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

AT&T and Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise have teamed up to make the school bus a classroom on wheels. Connected Bus supports various technology-in-education initiatives in the U.S. by using wireless technology, AT&T's 4G LTE network and devices to increase students' access to information, instruction and teachers.

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