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Tax Credits for Religious Schools in Ore.

An Oregon lawmaker wants to ask voters to allow tax credits to pay for tuition at private and religious schools.

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Two New Charters for Boston

If all of the charters recommended by the department move forward, there will be 1,600 new charter seats in Boston, with the percentage of Boston public students in Boston public charters closing in on the 18 percent threshold established with the 2010 education reform law.

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Attendance 'Scrubbing' Tempts Low-Ranked Schools

Temptations to "scrubbing," the process of improperly fixing enrollment or attendance data to somehow improve a building's situation, can include rosier district report cards, added state or federal funding and employee bonuses.

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Ill. Parents Urged to Take Schools Survey

Parents are encouraged to take a survey that will help the district measure how welcome parents feel in school buildings and how comfortable they feel communicating with teachers.

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Arne Duncan: 'There Is No Fix' to Sequestration for Ailing Schools

While sequestration is not a sure thing yet, school districts are already asking for help dealing with the massive, imminent cuts, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Thursday morning.

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Instead of Banning Cellphones, Schools Should Teach Responsible Use

With caution in mind, BYOD seems like an amazing opportunity to reach kids where many are already -- in front of a screen -- and help them explore the promise and dangers of our digital age.

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Shame on Calif. Districts Seeking to Perpetuate Funding Advantages

Kudos to Jerry Brown for proposing to end the inequities in California school funding -- and shame on the districts that seek to fossilize the advantages they have enjoyed for decades now.

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Ind. Board Selects New Principal

Lori Pavell has been named Lowell High School Principal effective July 1.

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New Mich. Superintendent is Committed to Children, Education

"I want Bentley to be the small school everyone wants to come to," says Rebekah Dupuis.

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5 effective steps to solving the bullying epidemic, and the tools to get you there

View the on-demand presentation to learn how districts can use the latest technology to combat bullying, violence, drug abuse and other dangerous behavior.

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