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Free breakfast for Charlotte-Mecklenburg students gets OK

Tens of thousands of students will get free breakfasts next school year, after the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board voted 7-1 for a program that aims to improve academics by fighting hunger.

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Kansas schools to teach climate change, evolution under new standards

The Kansas state school board Tuesday approved new, multistate science standards for public schools that treat both evolution and climate change as key concepts to be taught from kindergarten through the 12th grade.

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Law being proposed could dissolve Michigan district and others struggling

The Pontiac school district could be dissolved and students distributed to other districts under legislation being worked on this week in the House of Representatives Education Committee in Lansing.

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New Orleans recovery district close schools, most students head to other substandard schools

The vast majority of students leaving four failing schools closed by the Recovery School District are headed to other substandard schools next year.

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Panel OKs Education Department to build schools

The Education Department could use federal dollars to build schools for districts that suffer traumatic events such as those in Newtown, Conn., under an agreement the Senate education panel approved Wednesday.

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86 percent of kids in closing D.C. schools haven't re-enrolled

Only 14 percent of the students who attend closing DC Public Schools have re-enrolled in the school system for the fall, schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson said Tuesday.

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Summer construction heats up at Mobile County (Ala.) schools

With students away for the summer, the Mobile County school system is finishing up several construction projects and getting ready to launch new ones, including the much-anticipated new school at Calcedeaver Elementary in northwest Mobile County.

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Georgia district construction in final stage

Classrooms are quiet and halls dark at most Walker County schools, but not at Saddle Ridge Elementary and Middle School where construction continues at a fast and furious pace.

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Brainbow reaches 1m players with educational game 6 Numbers

London-based mobile games startup Brainbow has more than 1 million people playing its educational game 6 Numbers, eight weeks after it launched for iOS.

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Silverback Learning Adds $2.5M to support its SaaS platform

Idaho-based education software provider Silverback Learning Solutions announced a new round of funding today, adding $2.5 million from a collection of angel investors to help fuel its continued expansion.

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