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Teachers Union Accuses Boston School Department of Unfair Labor Practices in Contract Dispute

The Boston Teachers Union announced today that it has filed unfair labor practice charges against the School Department, in the latest barb thrown in the increasingly hostile talks over a new contract.

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School Districts Offer Online Alternatives to Traditional Classroom Instruction

In a room full of computers, more than a dozen high school students sat quietly, either working in small groups or alone.

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Student Wins School Appeal

The state commissioner of education has granted 14-year-old Elizabeth Leclaire’s appeal of a local decision that denied her enrollment in Norfolk County Agricultural High School. 

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Iowa Education Reform in Works for Years

If many of the education reform ideas — teacher career paths, mentoring and performance reviews — being discussed by state officials and task forces have a familiar ring to them, they should.

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School Districts Find Ways to Green up Buildings, Prune Costs of Upkeep

When hundreds of Central Texas schools open their doors to students again today, they will in some ways be operating greener and leaner than ever.

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Rich Connecticut Town Reconsiders Residency School Proof

School officials in wealthy Greenwich are reconsidering a new rule requiring families who rent to provide proof of residency with an affidavit.

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Home Schooling on the Rise in New York City

For most students in New York City, the end of August means stocking up on school supplies, picking up uniforms or school clothes, and wondering who their new teachers and classmates will be.

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Bayonne School District Lowers Passing Grade for Students

Passing math class is about to become just a tad easier for some 9,600 Bayonne public school students.

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Some Schools Tell Students to Bring Own Technology

Not so long ago, most school districts had very strict policies: Leave your cellphones and laptops at home.

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Ypsilanti Pushes Back School Start Times to Save $500,000

Students at Ypsilanti Public Schools will start class next week anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes later than last year, a move designed to save the cash-strapped district money.

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