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Study reveals 9 out of 10 people prefer images from 3LCD projectors over 1-chip DLP

The preference study included side-by-side comparisons of 3LCD and 1-chip DLP projectors with similar resolution and white brightness specifications. Participants viewed a series of side-by-side images and responded with their preference. Nine out of 10 respondents preferred the image from a 3LCD projector over 1-chip DLP, and of those, 87 percent strongly preferred 3LCD images.

Ann Arbor schools to consider banning dogs from district properties

Ann Arbor Public Schools officials are considering banning dogs and other pets from school property while class is in session after years of operating under an ambiguous policy.

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Proposal would let Milwaukee charter schools rise independent of districts

Controversial legislation recently introduced by a Milwaukee lawmaker would allow new charter schools to open across the state without the blessing of local school districts. If it passes, the proposal by Sen. Alberta Darling (R-River Hills) would dramatically change the system for chartering schools in Wisconsin.

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Without warning, Boston school bus drivers strike

Boston officials lashed out at a surprise strike yesterday morning by the city’s school bus drivers that affected more than 30,000 students, saying it was illegal and the city would take legal action against the drivers’ union and seek disciplinary action against drivers who participated.

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Portland Public Schools to hire more employees to help lower class sizes

Portland Public Schools plans on adding 30 full-time teaching positions and 68 part-time classified employee positions this year after the district projected its reserves will contain $16 million more than originally budgeted.

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Boston mayoral candidate unveils plan to improve city high schools

Mayoral candidate Martin J. Walsh today announced a plan to bolster large district high schools in Boston, rolling out a policy on his opponent’s marquee issue: education.

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Low-income schools find new way to fundraise

No one really wants to buy candy or wrapping paper for a school fundraiser, but some parents just can't afford it.

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Thousands rally in support of charter schools in NYC

Many charter school parents and teachers are upset over some proposals by Democratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio, which include ending the practice of allowing charter schools to share space in buildings with traditional public schools.

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Zaner-Bloser celebrates teachers with a contest and $5,000 in grants

Teachers, principals and administrators across the country in grades K-12 are eligible to write and submit an essay for the Which Teacher Inspired Your Future? conte

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New Haven School change gets $11M boost from feds

The purpose of the Federal Magnet School Assistance Program is to help school districts increase public school choices for parents and help districts attract a diverse group of students from throughout their communities.

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