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Bloomberg's New York education plan is working: Don't ditch it

Since the outgoing mayor took office, New York City's high-school graduation rates are up. There are more high-quality schools. Money is distributed more equitably.

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Los Angeles school iPads to cost nearly $100 more each, revised budget shows

Providing Apple iPads to Los Angeles students will cost nearly $100 more apiece — or $770 per tablet, a new school district budget shows.

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Kansas City schools remain unaccredited

Kansas City Public Schools will remain unaccredited for at least another year, putting the district a step closer to being forced to comply with a controversial student transfer law many fear could be financially devastating.

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Kentucky schools turning to property taxes for funds

School districts across Kentucky have maxed-out local property taxes in an effort to make up for cuts in state and federal funding in recent years. The result is an inequality among the state's 173 districts.

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Experts see no easy solutions for struggling Missouri schools

Consultants hired to give Missouri education officials guidance on how to better support troubled school districts offered a grim assessment Monday about the task that lies ahead.

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Florida school breaks class-size law on purpose

In a strategic decision to save money, Brevard Public Schools allowed about 30 of its 82 schools to have more students per class than allowed by state law.

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Hundreds of New York schools to get panic alarms

All schools in Nassau County will soon be equipped with new wireless panic alarms designed to bring help quickly during emergencies.

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Police 'don't know why' student opened fire at Nevada middle school

The morning after a 12-year-old boy opened fire at Sparks Middle School in Nevada, killing a teacher and wounding two students before turning the gun on himself, police said they do not have a motive for the seventh-grader's actions and did not release his identity "out of respect for his grieving parents."

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Effective Time Management for Principals Is the Topic of New ASCD Arias Publication

ASCD announced today the release of Short on Time, a short-format ASCD Arias™ publication that answers the crucial question, how do I make time to lead and learn as a principal?

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