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Ky. Schools May Owe $60 million Bill After Insurance Trust Dissolves

Kentucky's school districts are facing a bill of $50 million to $60 million to pay off a longstanding deficit in a financially troubled insurance trust.

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Kan. Lawmakers Mulling Ballot Measure on Schools

Those who control the Kansas Legislature want to revise the state constitution to rein in the courts following a ruling that the state must boost its spending on public schools, several GOP leaders confirmed Monday.

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Utah Schools Adopt Unified Effort to Prevent Teen Suicide

Utah educators will begin to use the same strategy at all schools, looking for ways to prevent the growing number of teen suicides.

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Mich. Schools Dial up Flu Tracking

Absenteeism rates are not indicative of an abnormal flu season at Ann Arbor Public Schools, but reports of a national influenza epidemic have led the district to increase its tracking of flu-related absences.

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An Ohio District Gets an ‘A’ in Frugality

Hamiliton schools have gone 20 years without increasing their operating taxes.

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Bus Strike Threat Looms Over NYC Schools

A continuing dispute over job protections for New York City school bus drivers means the threat of a strike is still looming, potentially disrupting transportation for about 152,000 students as soon as this week.

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New Fla. Ed Commissioner Followed Bush Lead

As schools chief in Indiana, Florida's new education commissioner had a reputation as a hard-charging, caustic, union-battling advocate for the kind of conservative policies pushed by former Sunshine State Gov. Jeb Bush - a friend and supporter of the Republican.

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Fla. Bids Farewell to Superintendent David Miller

Hundreds gathered in the Wakulla High School cafeteria to bid farewell to one of Florida’s longest serving school superintendents.

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Cindy Gagich Named First Female Principal at Ill. High School

When Cindy Gagich stands in front of the portraits of 14 past principals of Granite City High School, it's clear she'll be starting something new.

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One of Two Mass. Principal Finalists 'Excited and Humbled'

Eric Tracy is "excited and humbled" to be selected as a finalist for the Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School principal’s position.

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