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U.S. court voids Indiana school's short hair rule for boys

A divided federal appeals court said an Indiana school district's policy requiring that boys who want to play interscholastic basketball cut their hair short violated federal equal protection laws.

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Students, say goodbye to snow days – and say hello to school at home

School leaders around the country are tearing up their calendars to cram in more teaching time after extreme numbers of weather cancellations. But a few are trying something different: virtual school days that continue learning while staff and students are stuck at home.

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Houston CFISD bond committee recommends $1.2 billion package

The bond proposal includes $197 million for student growth, $666 million for facility renovations and $72 million for transportation upgrades, $217 million for technology and $55 million for security.

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The truth about the great American science shortfall

A lot also depends on what you call a STEM job. Some of the real need is for technically-oriented jobs that don’t require any sort of college degree. Want to be in demand these days? The workers everyone wants are trained welders and glaziers.

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Parental survey finds children with hearing loss need more help

In the survey, entitled “Family Needs Assessment: Successes and Challenges, Listening to Their Voices,” parents said public school options were one of the barriers to obtaining the proper care for their children.

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Liberty Union-Thurston, Ohio superintendent announces retirement

Liberty Union-Thuston Superintendent Paul Mathews said he will leave his position when his contract expires July 31.

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Chicago suburb's new deputy superintendent to start in May

The Palatine Elementary School District 15 Board of Education appointed Matthew J. Barbini to be the district's new deputy superintendent of schools during its February 12 meeting.

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TeacherLists.com new partnership with NAESP

The National Association of Elementary School Principals and TeacherLists.com, the National School Supply Lists Directory, announced a multi-year partnership to provide NAESP members a free solution to make back-to-school easier, faster and smarter for their school communities.

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