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High School, Only Shorter

With planning and foresight, Nicholas Myers of Fishers, Ind., finished high school in three years. He took required senior-year classes early and completed extra courses online.

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Ill. High School District 227 Dismisses 48 Teachers for Next School Year

South suburban Rich Township High School District 227 has laid off 48 full-time teachers, 33 instructional aides and six administrative staff for the 2012-13 school year.

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Intel Develops Small, Sturdy Tablet for Education

Companies have been trying to transform education with computers for decades, with mixed results. But there is new enthusiasm for the possibilities represented by tablets, and Intel has a new entry.

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Nev. Schools Awarded Federal Grant to Support Literacy Programs

The Washoe County Nev. School District has been awarded a $4.2 million grant to fund literacy programs in several schools.

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Food Insecurity & the Obesity-Hunger Conundrum


What is the relationship between obesity and hunger? How can they exist side by side?

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Cuomo Announces Grant Program for School Districts That Cuts Bureaucracy

School districts have until June 6 to apply for the first round of grants for long-term efficiency or cost-savings measures in management and operations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday. 

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Distinguished Lecture Series:


Assessing the effectiveness of educational technology and its place in K12 education.

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Mega Millions Winners From Md. Will Continue in Public Education

What would you do if you won the lottery? Most people would be to quit their job. That is not the case for the three Mega Millions winners from Maryland. The "Three Amigos," as they like to call themselves, will continue working in public education despite the fact that they each netted about $35 million from their lucky win.

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Mo. Governor Releases Education Funding

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon moved Tuesday to restore about $6.8 million previously cut from public education programs thanks to a boost in lottery sales from the recent record-high Mega Millions jackpot.

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Fla. Pre-K Access on Rise, but Quality Is Concern

Florida has the highest enrollment nationwide of 4-year-old children in a state pre-kindergarten program, but a new report warns the state may see little return on its investment because of poor quality and underfunding.

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