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Odysseyware launches two new career and technical education courses

The courses are: Introduction to STEM and Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. 14 additional AG and STEM courses are slated for introduction in early 2014.

New York schools struggling under slowing aid, comptroller's report says

School districts across New York are struggling to make ends meet because of slowing state and federal aid, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli concluded in a report issued today.

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$50M security makeover planned for 17 Sioux Falls schools

The work is intended to update security for the areas that keep visitors from getting inside a building unless a staff member lets them in.

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Consultant presents proposal to remake Kansas City’s public schools

A state consultant on Monday unveiled its vision of a Kansas City public school system where independent schools, as long as they excelled, would control their classrooms and their money.

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Pennsylvania bill requires schools to make budgets public

The Pennsylvania House on Monday approved legislation requiring the state to create a searchable online database of the revenue and expenses of school districts and charter schools.

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Food and drink marketing common in schools

Most children and teenagers in the U.S. go to schools that have partnerships with food and drink companies, according to a new study.

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A universal enrollment process won't improve Philly schools

As the School District of Philadelphia prepares for a public strategy meeting on the topic of universal enrollment, I am hopeful that the District will recognize that exploring universal enrollment is simply continuing down the path of misguided and experimental "reform" efforts with no basis in improving education for all of Philadelphia’s children.

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Tech's gender and race gap starts in high school

A look at who takes the Advanced Placement computer science exam—and who doesn't.

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Water bill dispute forces schools to close in small Texas town

The city of La Villa says the school district owes it more than $58,000. The city shut water off to the district shortly before Christmas, more than a year after the long-festering dispute began.

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St. Paul says its schools are ahead of the nation on discipline

St. Paul’s work appears to be just what the Obama administration ordered with its new guidelines, issued Jan. 8, urging districts to scrap potentially discriminatory practices and employ strategies that include counseling and cultural-awareness training.

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