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Construction to Begin Soon on Kansas Middle School

Wichita, Kan.-based Architecture firm Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey is finalizing construction documents so work can begin on a new middle school in Derby (Kan.).

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Va. Assembly OKs Special District for Failing Schools

Both houses of the General Assembly this afternoon passed bills to create a special school district designed to take over and fix failing schools.

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Proposal Boosts N.H. Aid to Charter Schools

Charter school supporters urged New Hampshire lawmakers Tuesday to increase state aid to these nontraditional schools.

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Turnaround Leader Ross Leaves Detroit Schools

Doug Ross, hired by Detroit Public Schools to lead its school turnaround program, has left the district after 18 months.

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Feds Propose Ban on Chips, Candy from Schools

The U.S. Department of Agriculture submitted a proposal, congruent with first lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to combat childhood obesity, that will essentially ban unhealthy foods from schools nationwide.

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More State Laws for Elementary Schools to Hold Back Struggling Readers

More states aren't promoting students who are struggling to read at the end of third grade.

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Ill. High Schools Look At Impact of New Standards

Officials at Hinsdale Township High School District 86 are beginning to look at how it will implement new Common Core State Standards, an initiative in schools across 46 states to increase academic rigor.

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