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Ohio District to Cut 4 Teachers to Close Deficit

Wauseon Exempted Village Schools Board of Education members on Monday approved almost $400,000 in budget cuts, which includes the elimination of four teaching positions and a reduction in courses and technology services.

New Chicago Public Schools Funding Formula Drops 30-Pupil Standard

District officials plan to scrap a school funding formula that assumes a typical class size of 30 students in favor of a system that would divide money on a more straightforward per-pupil basis.

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Military Schools Grapple With Budget Cuts Confusion, Instability

Over the past week, since Congress failed to prevent the implementation of across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration, parents of students in Defense Department schools around the globe have heard all sorts of rumors regarding how the cuts will affect them.

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A Water-Saving Program Begins With a Flush

Bayside High School in Queens is one of two New York City public schools in a pilot program to replace water-wasting toilets with new low-flow flushers.

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Report: $542B Needed to Repair, Modernize Schools

America's schools are in such disrepair that it would cost more than $270 billion just to get elementary and secondary buildings back to their original conditions and twice that to get them up-to-date, a report released Tuesday estimated.

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Mass. Charter School Results Too Good to Ignore

Enticed by federal Race to the Top dollars, Massachusetts passed an important education reform law in 2010—but now, with that legislation in place, policymakers seem to lack the appetite for another round of significant change.

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When Teachers Are the Bully's Target

A 2011 study, "Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers," reported 80% of about 3,000 K-12 teachers surveyed felt victimized by students, students’ parents or colleagues in the past year.

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Personalized learning in elementary schools.

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New Money and Old Challenges in the Golden State

District leader reviews funding options after Proposition 30.

TipSoft for Education

Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.

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