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Asbury Park superintendent choice overturned

State monitor Carole Morris overturned the school board’s decision to hire Gregory Allen, saying in a letter addressed to the school board that the superintendent selection process was flawed and that Allen was not the best candidate for the job.

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Ex-Greenville schools superintendent sentenced to over 6 years

Former Greenville Public School District superintendent Harvey Franklin was sentenced to 76 months Wednesday for taking more than $270,000 in bribes to influence the school board to use the program.

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Wisconsin superintendent of the year selected

Ron Walsh, the superintendent of the Elk Mound School District is the recipient of the 2014 Superintendent of the Year Award. Walsh has been with the district for 21 years.

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Portland Schools, like many urban districts, faces inquires about empty schools

When Portland Public Schools leaders agreed to sell Washington High School last month, the deal represented an exception rather than the rule in the way Oregon’s largest district deals with shuttered campuses.

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Report: Hudson County schools in N.J. lost out on $400M in state aid

Hudson County schools were shortchanged more than $400 million in state aid in the past five years, according to a study by the Education Law Center.

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Five more struggling Syracuse schools will get extra learning time

Five Syracuse schools will have more time to teach their children next year, and they will get help from national experts on how to use that extra time.

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Dallas ISD exploring ways to reopen schools

Dallas ISD is exploring ways to reopen several schools that were closed over the past two years in a cost-saving move.

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Jurors hearing closing arguments in DeKalb, Ga., schools racketeering trial

The question put to jurors today is was architect Tony Pope a criminal or a sloppy record keeper? The evidence is in and prosecutors and defenses attorneys are making their closing arguments today to the jurors hearing the racketeering and theft trial against Pope and his ex-wife Pat Reid, the former chief operating officers for DeKalb County Schools.

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E-cigarette use doubled in one year in middle and high schools

Electronic cigarette use doubled among U.S. middle school students from 0.6 percent in 2011 to 1.1 percent in 2012, health officials say.

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How schools are managing the move to mobile

The rise of 1-to-1 programs has pushed a surge of mobile devices into schools, creating a whole new logistical challenge for district CIOs.

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