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Arizona’s Public Schools Getting Creative to Compete for Students

Facing increased competition for students and the funding that comes with each, many public schools and districts are embracing new ways of promoting themselves.

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Batavia (N.Y.) School District Faces Discrimination Lawsuit

The lawsuit alleges the district discriminates "against the girls' softball players by providing superior facilities and equipment to the boys' baseball program than it provides to the girls' softball program."

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Mass. House Rejects Gov.’s Push for Early Education Expansion

Patrick had asked DeLeo to approve an additional $131 million for early education to support higher salaries, professional development, and competitive grants to innovative programs that want to expand.

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Indiana Ramping Up State Education Web Pages

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz says social media is a powerful tool and her team plans to use both Facebook and Twitter to send information in real time. She says the Twitter feeds will also include live tweeting of meetings and events.

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Aspen (Colo.) Schools Consider Adding Policy to Ban Cyber Bullying

As it stands, the Aspen School District defines bullying as “any written or verbal expression, physical act or gesture that is intended to cause stress on students in the school environment.”

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New Guidelines Call for Broad Changes in Science Education

Educators unveiled new guidelines on Tuesday that call for sweeping changes in the way science is taught in the United States — including, for the first time, a recommendation that climate change be taught as early as middle school.

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Silvis School (Iowa) Back on Track to Get Construction Money

Districts in Silvis, Du Quoin and Pinckneyville are among those that could receive more than a $1 million each within the next three weeks to help them pay off the cost of building new schools and classrooms.

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Riverton (Wyo.) Schools to Learn Fate of Capacity Construction Projects

Superintendent Terry Snyder reported that the capacity construction projects have only received development funds at this point, and the construction has not yet been funded. He said the SFD will make that decision next week.

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