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At Top N.Y. School, Cheating Voids 70 Pupils’ Tests

Seventy students were involved in a pattern of smartphone-enabled cheating last month at Stuyvesant High School, New York City officials said Monday, describing an episode that has blemished one of the country’s most prestigious public schools.

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School is Too Easy, Students Report

Millions of kids simply don't find school very challenging, a new analysis of federal survey data suggests. The report could spark a debate about whether new academic standards being piloted nationwide might make a difference.

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Cuomo Signs New Law Against Cyberbullying

School districts will be required to establish protocols to curb online bullying or harassment of students under legislation signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but "cyberbullying" won't constitute a specific criminal charge.

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A School Fix Without a Fight

The Republican governor of Ohio, the Democratic mayor of Cleveland and the local teachers union have united to overhaul how teachers are hired, fired and paid, a rare example of cooperation in education that some critics warn could still face challenges in the implementation.

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Springfield (Mo.) School District 'Addressing Majority of Audit Findings'

The Springfield (Mo.) School District say it's making progress after a critical audit earlier this year.

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Same Gender Education Growing in Public Schools

The ACLU is challenging same gender education programs in public school systems stating it deprives equal educational opportunities.

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Puyallup (Wash.) School District Won’t Move to Middle School Grade Configuration

The Puyallup (Wash.) School District won’t be switching to a middle school grade configuration anytime soon.

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Colo. School District, Union Once had Harmony

Seventeen months ago, the collaborative relationship between the Douglas County (Colo.) School District and its teachers’ union was lauded nationally.

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Huntsville (Ala.) School District to Receive Grants to Help 'Restart' Dawson Elementary, Westlawn Middle

It's official: Huntsville is one of six school districts in Alabama that are receiving more than $15.8 million in school improvement grants designed to aid struggling public schools.

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Physical Education Programs In School Not Enough To Combat Obesity In Most States: Study

Only six states nationwide require the recommended 150 minutes of elementary school-based physical education, according to a study by University of Georgia kinesiology professor Bryan McCullick.

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