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Change is underway for Columbus City Schools a year later

One year ago, it was business as usual in Ohio’s biggest school district. Longtime Superintendent Gene Harris wasn’t going anywhere. The school board was busy prepping a levy for the fall ballot.

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Shrinking enrollment causes problems for suburban Ohio schools

The school year might be finished but there is no end in sight for shrinking enrollments at some once-booming, suburban school systems.

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Delware governor seeks $31 million more for education in budget

Gov. Jack Markell’s proposed budget includes no new education cuts and some new money, garnering some positive vibes from district officials struggling with tight budgets.

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Utah students make education work with the click of a mouse

Rachel Halliburton wanted to help her mother care for Rachel's 10 younger siblings. Madison Angelos had trouble focusing in a crowded classroom and was looking for time to train physically to enlist in the military.

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Norfolk (Va.) plans to convert 10 schools into public charters

Superintendent Samuel King is rapidly moving forward with an ambitious plan to transform the school division by converting 10 existing schools into public charters and creating an open campus high school.

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Private preschools see more public funds as classes grow

The preschoolers who arrived at school early for free breakfast on a recent morning quietly ate granola bars and yogurt as middle school students recited part of the rosary over the public address system.

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Schools with fewer needy students decry California funding change

Ah Ram Kim is a 17-year-old high school student learning to read English at a first-grade level with the book "The Little Red Hen."

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Linking home and classroom, Oakland bets on community schools

Fremont High School's campus in gang-entrenched East Oakland is just three blocks away from International Boulevard, famous for its booming sex trade. The school is known for abysmal test scores, numerous student suspensions, and low graduation rates.

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Tony Sergent named new superintendent for Letcher County (Ky.) schools

Sergent says his previous experience as both a principal and a teacher prepared him for the new position.

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Cheltenham School District (Ala.) names Natalie Thomas as new superintendent

There are many changes coming to Cheltenham School District — new Cheltenham and Wyncote elementary schools, a new school bus transportation system and now a new superintendent.

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