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Denying an Important School Choice in Nevada

A bill at stake is a stunning attack on parental choice and judgment. Reducing the compulsory age has consequences beyond kindergarten.

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Louisiana District Projecting Major Growth

Despite its ranking as one of Louisiana's top school districts, the Ascension Parish school system faces additional challenges.

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Charter School Movement in Michigan Firing Back at Critics

Michigan’s charter school movement is arming itself with data, fighting back against charges its schools are getting too much tax money, not taking special education students and underachieving.

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U.S. School Aid Flunks Test

As “sequestration” is bearing out, reality is often about exploiting “the children” for political gain.

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Sacramento Region Rural Schools See Rapid Enrollment Declines

Sacramento City Unified captured headlines last month with its decision to close seven schools because of declining enrollment, but it's not the fastest-shrinking district in the region.

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Schools Not So Different After All in Illinois

Andrea Reynolds clutches a red spiral notebook as her bus pulls up to Danville High School. The Catlin High School student is both excited and nervous about her first visit to the school, which physically is nearly 7 times the size of hers and has more than 8 times the number of students.

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Consultant: Thanks to Culture Change, Schools Never Safer

American schools are safe and getting safer. And the risk of lethal violence is infinitesimal.

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Schools Consider Ways to Deal with Mental Health Disorders

Educators across the state and the country are rethinking, after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, how best to reach the increasing number of children who are struggling with emotional or psychological needs.

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Newark Schools Eliminate More Than 100 Administrator Positions

Newark Public Schools has laid off more than 100 employees across the district who oversee departments such as mathematics, world language and athletics, a district spokeswoman said yesterday.

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Budget Pain for Base-Area Schools Due to Sequestration

Public schools everywhere will be affected by the government's automatic budget cuts, but few may feel the funding pinch faster than those on and around military bases.

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