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School Board Leaders Urge Congress to Protect Education Funding

More than 700 school board and state school boards association leaders are meeting with members of Congress on Tuesday.

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ASCD 68th Annual Conference & Exhibition Show

March 16-18, 2013

Chicago, Illinois

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Pa. Superintendent Questions Cyber School Funding

Districts have to pay a tuition cost for each student who attends a cyber-school, and the school district currently has $1.2 million budgeted for that sole purpose.

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Protecting Our Turf

Gone are the days of squishy grass and pothole-laden school fields: artificial turf fields are becoming an increasingly popular option for districts nationwide for their ease of use and cost-effective maintenance.

Mass. Charters Cite Building Costs as Major Problem

Charter school supporters are hoping the new research will buoy calls for their schools to receive a bigger piece of the state budget pie — despite concerns that a funding increase might divert resources from public schools

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Tightening Open Enrollment Rules Would Help Good Schools in Iowa

As a sportswriter, I’ve seen how open enrollment can create an unhealthy imbalance in the on-field success of teams.

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Remember Our Public Schools in Ariz.

What may get lost this week is that after nearly two decades of expanding choice options in our state, traditional public schools continue to be the choice for nearly nine out of 10 Arizona students.

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Down to Three S.C. Superintendent Finalists, All Have Local Ties

The three finalists for superintendent in Anderson School District 5 — Harriet Jaworowski, Veta Powell New, and Thomas A. Wilson — possess a combined experience of 106 years in education.

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Mass. Schools Tap Richard Langlois for Superintendent Post

The Marlborough School Committee on Saturday voted to hire Richard Langlois, head of the Saugus public schools, as the district’s new superintendent.

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