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N.Y. Attorney General Settles School Lunch Case for $18M

An $18 million settlement has been reached between New York and a food company that serves 39 school and public lunch programs statewide after an investigation into more than seven years of overcharges, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Wednesday.

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VIZIO Receives "Highest In Customer Satisfaction With HDTVs" Ranking From J.D. Power and Associates

In J.D. Power and Associates' 2012 HDTV Satisfaction ReportSM, VIZIO solidified the award by ranking highest across six factors including performance and reliability, ease of operating, competitiveness of the price paid, styling and appearance, variety of features and warranty.

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San Diego Unified School District Selects Pearson's PowerSchool as New Student Information System

The school system will benefit from many new features available with PowerSchool 7.2, including multiple foreign language options and mobile apps like PowerTeacher, PowerSchool for Students, and PowerSchool for Parents.

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Rumors of Poisoned Candy in N.C. Schools Run Rampant on Social Media

Two Iredell County principals are having to calm parents after a rumor on Facebook went rampant about lollipops, drugs and hospitalized students.

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Schools in Texas District Take on Bullying Online

A central Texas school district is making an extra effort to stop bullying.

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Philadelphia Promoted Principals in Schools Related to Cheating Suspicions

In 2009, Strawberry Mansion High School appeared to be something of a miracle.

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Santa Clara County's Former Chief Wants to Unload House Onto Taxpayers

Retired county schools Superintendent Charles Weis wants to unload his luxury condo in downtown San Jose -- which has lost about a fifth of its value since its purchase in 2008 -- onto his former employers, potentially costing Santa Clara County taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Family Brings New Allegations of Abuse in Lexington (Mass.) Schools

On the heels of recent allegations of abuse by special education staff in Lexington schools, a third Lexington family has come forward alleging their son was not only put in a seclusion room while a first-grader at Fiske Elementary School, but was also physically restrained while a third-grader at the Estabrook School.

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Nashville Parents Explore Trigger Law for Takeover

Dissatisfied parents and elected officials from West Nashville are exploring a never-before-utilized state law that would allow a public school to be converted into a parent-controlled charter school.

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Cranston (R.I.) Schools Ban 'Father-Daughter' Dance After Complaint

In Cranston, a signature school event, “the father-daughter dance” has been banned in all public schools.

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