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Bethlehem, Pa., board rejects Advanced Military Aerospace charter school

The Bethlehem Area School Board rejected a proposed charter school with an aerospace science curriculum in a military-style setting, citing a lack of community and financial support, among other concerns.

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Senate bill would limit 'seclusion, restraint' in schools

A Senate committee report raises concerns over whether parents are informed when their children are strapped down, physically restrained or placed in seclusion in school to punish or control them.

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Fuel Education debuts with integrated tools and content to personalize learning

Fuel Education marked its debut in the education technology market with a major platform capability that enables teachers to customize courses and to track student progress at a granular level.

Shootings happen every 10 days since Sandy Hook

A stunning 44 school shootings have claimed 28 lives since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School shook the nation.

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Wyoming legislative leaders endorse bill for superintendent study

Legislative leaders unanimously voted for a study of how to undo the state superintendent of public instruction law passed last year that the Wyoming Supreme Court recently declared unconstitutional.

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Missouri representative to submit bill about school transfers

Rep. Rick Stream (R-Kirkwood) announced he will file a "comprehensive" bill this week to address problems plaguing several of his school districts, where several thousands of students have left for better, nearby public schools.

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In Chicago, mobile tracking makes skipping school harder

An Illinois suburban high school is one of the first in the nation allowing parents to use mobile devices to track when and where their students have boarded and exited school buses.

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Missouri board starts discussing fate of children in unaccredited districts

Board members in a workshop with the state’s education department worried about how to give choice to families in unaccredited districts, without sacrificing the children who stay behind.

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Latest research shows NJ slipping on fair school funding

New Jersey consistently ranks as having among the nation’s fairest systems of public school funding bu, under the current administration, the state has seen its 'fairness rating' drop from second to 12th place nationally.

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Texas district’s school board approves $800 million bond proposal

There has been a major decision in Collin County’s Frisco Independent School District. The school board voted to approve a referendum for voters to decide on a nearly $800 million bond proposal, that would include building 14 new schools.

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