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Portland Schools, like many urban districts, faces inquires about empty schools

When Portland Public Schools leaders agreed to sell Washington High School last month, the deal represented an exception rather than the rule in the way Oregon’s largest district deals with shuttered campuses.

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Report: Hudson County schools in N.J. lost out on $400M in state aid

Hudson County schools were shortchanged more than $400 million in state aid in the past five years, according to a study by the Education Law Center.

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Five more struggling Syracuse schools will get extra learning time

Five Syracuse schools will have more time to teach their children next year, and they will get help from national experts on how to use that extra time.

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Dallas ISD exploring ways to reopen schools

Dallas ISD is exploring ways to reopen several schools that were closed over the past two years in a cost-saving move.

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Jurors hearing closing arguments in DeKalb, Ga., schools racketeering trial

The question put to jurors today is was architect Tony Pope a criminal or a sloppy record keeper? The evidence is in and prosecutors and defenses attorneys are making their closing arguments today to the jurors hearing the racketeering and theft trial against Pope and his ex-wife Pat Reid, the former chief operating officers for DeKalb County Schools.

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E-cigarette use doubled in one year in middle and high schools

Electronic cigarette use doubled among U.S. middle school students from 0.6 percent in 2011 to 1.1 percent in 2012, health officials say.

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How schools are managing the move to mobile

The rise of 1-to-1 programs has pushed a surge of mobile devices into schools, creating a whole new logistical challenge for district CIOs.

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Free tuition program sends students to college

A citywide school turnaround program that offers full-tuition college scholarships for urban students has seen early success in increasing high school test scores and college attendance.

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On Topic With Diane Ravitch

An interview with the author of "Reign of Error," which argues against testing, the charter school movement, and federally driven mandates.

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Schools become one-stop shop for Cincinnati students

Schools are where students and residents alike have access to free health care, civic programs, and mentoring provided through partnerships with social service agencies.

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