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State surprises Normandy schools by taking financial control

The Missouri Board of Education voted to take financial control of the unaccredited Normandy district, which is buckling under the financial weight of state’s school transfer law.

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Coalition accuses N.C. schools of discrimination

Union County schools are one of two North Carolina districts being accused of discriminating against young immigrants, under a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice.

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PALS and PALS espanol selected by Colo. BOE

CaseNEX, LLC announced that the Colorado Board of Education voted to include PALS and PALS espanol's inclusion on the Reading to Ensure Academic Development.

Fixing education in our cities requires radical ideas

So now into this debate comes Rochelle Riley, the columnist for the Detroit Free Press. She has made the radical suggestion that residential public schools – boarding schools, in other words – might be worth a try in Detroit.

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Palo Alto superintendent to resign

Kevin Skelly informed parents and community members that he will resign at the end of the school year from the California USD.

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Meaningful work kept students in school

We weren't big on scolding kids or hounding parents about absences or misbehavior. Instead, we pursued a number of measures to make school a desirable place for students to be.

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SDA approves plan for new Trenton High School

In NJ, the Schools Development Authority approved a revised plan that paves the way for the construction of a new 340,000 square foot high school.

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Napa district to build tech center

The California district will convert an existing building into a new 15,500-square foot tech center by gutting the inside while maintaining the 1920s exterior.

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Video Insight awards First School Security In-Kind Grant to Mich. school

The developer is awarding the first of a year-long $250,000 grant program to Monroe Public Schools. Each month of 2014, Video Insight will award a school or college the equipment necessary to implement a video surveillance solution.

Md. superintendent supports delay of Common Core teacher evaluations

State Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery told lawmakers that she supports legislation that would delay evaluating teachers on new Common Core student assessments for two years until the 2016-2017 school year.

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