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Ill. Schools Working to Fight Truancy

It's a simple question, yet it's one Tricia Keith finds herself dealing with every day as a part of her job.

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Washington Urges Schools to Get Rid of Native American Mascots

The Washington State Board of Education wants schools to get rid of Native American mascots.

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Churn of Students Challenges Newark (Ohio) Schools

Imagine experiencing the anxieties and adjustments of the first day of school several times during one school year.

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Lincoln (Neb.) Schools Praised for Healthy Lunches

The Hartley Elementary lunch trays were full of color Wednesday.

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Calif. District Might Be Stuck with Former Chief's Condo

Whether they like it or not, the Santa Clara County Board of Education may be stuck with $175,000 or more in losses from the underwater luxury condominium that ex-Superintendent Charles Weis is trying to unload.

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New Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast Offers Full-Meal Appeal, Satisfies Two Meal Requirements in One Serving

General Mills Foodservice has introduced new Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast for school foodservice operators looking for easy ways to expand nutritious, hot breakfast options with plenty of kid appeal.

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General Mills Foodservice Awards $50,000 in Grants to Schools Nationwide through National Dairy Council Fuel Up TM Breakfast Grant Program

General Mills Foodservice has awarded grants of up to $2,000 each to 27 K-12 schools across the country through the National Dairy Council Fuel UpTM Breakfast Grant program.  A total of $50,000 in funding was awarded to help schools build or expand their breakfast programs.

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Alabama School District Implements Bus Safety Program with GPS Technology

Mobile County Board of Education rolled-out a GPS-enabled system to track its fleet of buses, which covers 42,438 miles every day in Alabama’s largest school district.

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Melrose (Mass.) School Audit Will Look at Financial, HR Practices

Melrose School Superintendent Cyndy Taymore has hired a Burlington accounting firm to conduct an audit of the school district’s financial operations, grant management, and hiring practices.Sullivan, Rogers & Co. will review the district’s internal controls and policies, and a report is due to the School Committee by the end of October. Taymore, who succeeded retiring superintendent Joseph F. Casey on July 1, said she does not suspect any financial wrongdoing.

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Ashmore (Ill.) School Closed After Half its Students Call in Sick

The elementary school in the central Illinois community of Ashmore was closed after half its 100 students failed to show up. Community Unit School District No. 1 Superintendent Jim Littleford said Wednesday that in addition to 51 students, five of the school's staff also reported a flu-like illness.

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