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Big, costly high schools may be history for N.C. district

The era of building big high schools in Mecklenburg County may be ending as construction money tightens and big tracts of affordable land disappear, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials said.

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Palm Beach County school enrollment: Charters up, district down

When offered a choice, Palm Beach County parents are increasingly opting to place their children in charter schools to obtain a public education.

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Mass. Rep. Brodeur: Background checks key to child safety

Under the new law, newly-hired employees must undergo fingerprint-based checks of state and national criminal records databases. Current employees will have to undergo national background checks before the start of the 2016-2017 academic year.

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America's floundering education

It is no secret today that U.S. public schools are slipping quickly behind other developed nations in every subject. This problem is not one of funding, it is a problem of politics in public education.

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Ga. schools learn to roll out red carpet for parents

A line of Ritz-Carlton employees stretched down the hotel hallway, and applause erupted as a group of public school educators walked by.

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FiberPlex Fiber Optic connects high school marching band to guitars and keyboards

Howard High School’s music department started the school year with an unsual marching band program that combines brass and drums with guitars and keyboards, thanks to fiber optic connectivity by FiberPlex Technologies.

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100 global youth leaders visit the United Nations to listen to and engage on critical international issues

More than 140,000 youth from 192 countries registered to join the Summer School and 100 participants were selected based on their motivation to improve intercultural understanding and cooperation across borders.

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AT&T invests $5 million in communities in schools

Supported by a $5 million contribution from AT&T, Communities In Schools will expand and strengthen its network that is helping 1.25 million of the nation’s most challenged students achieve in school, graduate and go on to college and career success. In addition, AT&T employees will support these efforts as volunteer mentors across the country.

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BenchPrep crosses 500,000 user mark

BenchPrep concurrently announced it has amassed more than 30 publisher partnerships with industry leaders such as Cengage and Princeton Review, most recently bringing Research & Education Association Inc (REA) into the fold as entrée into the college credit test prep market.

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