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School construction tax effort gears up in Orange (Fla.)

After some reservations about how the district was spending construction money in the years since, Batchelor said he is back on board, impressed by the work of John Morris, the schools' facilities director since 2011.

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What Kentucky can teach the rest of the U.S. about the Common Core

So far, Kentucky’s experience over the past three school years suggests it will be a slow and potentially frustrating road ahead for the other states that are using the Common Core.

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Florida district creates student busing fee

Lake County parents whose children lost school-bus service because of budget cutbacks this year soon will be able to pay for their kids' bus rides to school.

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Michigan bill requires schools to define cyberbullying

State lawmakers are pushing for answers against a new form of bullying and it starts with asking a question: what is cyberbullying?

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Some North Carolina schools will take another look at late bells, school hours

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will take another look at the longer elementary school day and a controversial late-dismissal schedule launched two years ago, Superintendent Heath Morrison said Monday.

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Half of Wyoming's schools don't meet federal marks

More than half of Wyoming’s schools failed to make sufficient progress toward federal proficiency goals last school year, according to a report released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education.

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Oregon high school students say schools are too easy, too prone to keep bad teachers

Oregon high school students are broadly dissatisfied with their public education experience, saying school isn't challenging enough, too many teachers are careless or incompetent and too many students are falling through the cracks, a new survey found.

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Denver Public Schools election offers voters two paths

Denver Public Schools is at a crossroads: The district can double-down on Superintendent Tom Boasberg's reform efforts, or move toward a more traditional model that could place a moratorium on new charter schools in the district.

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Schools learn tablets' limits

As schools rush to embrace computer tablets as teaching tools, glitches have officials in a few districts rethinking the usefulness and even security of the latest technology trend.

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After closings, kids shun schools picked by Chicago Public Schools

Almost half the youngsters most affected by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school shutdowns did not enroll this fall in the new schools where officials planned for them to go, records from Chicago Public Schools show.

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