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Scott Walker veto further restricts release of data on Wisconsin voucher schools

The state budget expanding taxpayer-funded voucher schools across Wisconsin will put new limits on the release of public data about their performance, with Gov. Scott Walker reshaping those limits Sunday with his veto pen.

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Activists end fast over Philadelphia school cuts

Activists say they are optimistic that the district will rehire staff now that the state and city have come up with some additional money.

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Parents revolt against failing schools

In the Hollywood version of parent trigger laws, motivated parents of children trapped in a failing inner city school join forces to take over the institution and save their children’s futures.

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High school student decline a strain for Boston

Boston public high school enrollment is on the slide, leaving nearly 3,000 seats empty and raising questions about possible school closures.

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Should schools implement social media policies?

There are plenty of examples of Facebooking-gone-wrong in the education field so far.

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Rescue plan for Philadelphia schools: Many ifs, but...

This much is clear: An unusual array of political and business leaders helped craft the latest version of a rescue plan.

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Judge rejects claim that yoga in schools is religious instruction

A San Diego Superior Court judge Monday rejected a claim by parents in the Encinitas elementary school system that teaching yoga in the schools is an improper attempt at religious indoctrination.

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David Cittadino named new superintendent of Old Bridge (N.J.) schools

Replacing Interim Superintendent Timothy Brennan, Cittadino received a three-year contract, expiring in June 30, 2016.

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Nylajean McDaniel named new superintendent of Cleveland Heights-University Heights (Ohio) school district

Douglas Heuer will step down from his position as superintendent of the school district on June 30. He will be replaced with Nylajean McDaniel, who currently serves as the district’s director of human resources.

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Lewis Ferebee named new superintendent of Indianapolis schools

Lewis Ferebee, a 39-year-old school administrator in Durham, N.C., is the Indianapolis Public School Board's choice to be its next superintendent.

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