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Education Nonprofit CFY Awarded $1 Million Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to Expand Blended Learning Model

National education nonprofit CFY (http://www.cfy.org/) today announced it has received a $1 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to further develop, implement, and study blended learning instruction in a whole school/community model.

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Parents Camp Out in Cold to Enroll Kids in Magnet School (OH)

A group of parents have set up camp on the lawn of the Fairview-Clifton German Language school so they can be among the first to get on the enrollment list.

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Burgess Elementary (SC) Students Stage Presidential Debate

The candidates squared off on Monday morning for one last debate before Tuesday's presidential election.

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‘It’s Personal:’ One Principal’s Fight to Save a Flooded Coney Island School (NY)

In a first-floor office at Liberation Diploma Plus, a high school just three blocks from Coney Island’s famous beach, a pile of SAT study books bulge with filthy water.

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Ex-Allderdice (PA) Student Sues Pittsburgh Schools Claiming the District Failed Her After Illness

A former Pittsburgh Allderdice High School student sued the district Sunday, alleging that after she fell ill, the district failed to educate her, derailing a promising academic career.

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Battle Over Georgia Charter Schools Involves Big Money

Campaign finance records show that supporters of Georgia's charter school amendment have outspent opponents by a significant margin. 

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Back to School, Bundled Up, but With Lingering Questions

Cots lined the hallways, and toilets were limited or clogged, so some evacuees went to the bathroom on the floor.

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FundingFactory Launches 'Care2Collect Just 1' Drive for America Recycles Day

In recognition of America Recycles Day, FundingFactory, the nation's largest fundraising by recycling program, is sponsoring the "Care2Collect Just 1" campaign to help schools, nonprofits and businesses in protecting the environment while supporting their local communities. Participants are encouraged to simply recycle one e-waste item, such as a printer cartridge or cell phone, through FundingFactory, and to donate one non-perishable food item to their local food bank.

D.C. Area Arts Students' Work on National Display

Erin Hresko of Hummelstown is pleased that part of her drawing of the state Capitol dome will find itself in the sparkly globes that will bedeck the Pennsylvania state tree in this year’s National Christmas Tree display in Washington, D.C.

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Kentucky High School Suspends Aviation Program

An aviation maintenance program at a high school in Louisville has been temporarily suspended after a Federal Aviation Administration inspection found record-keeping problems.

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