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Report: $542B Needed to Repair, Modernize Schools

America's schools are in such disrepair that it would cost more than $270 billion just to get elementary and secondary buildings back to their original conditions and twice that to get them up-to-date, a report released Tuesday estimated.

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Mass. Charter School Results Too Good to Ignore

Enticed by federal Race to the Top dollars, Massachusetts passed an important education reform law in 2010—but now, with that legislation in place, policymakers seem to lack the appetite for another round of significant change.

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When Teachers Are the Bully's Target

A 2011 study, "Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers," reported 80% of about 3,000 K-12 teachers surveyed felt victimized by students, students’ parents or colleagues in the past year.

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Personalized learning in elementary schools.

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New Money and Old Challenges in the Golden State

District leader reviews funding options after Proposition 30.

TipSoft for Education

Allows students to confidentially share bullying and other safety issues with administrators through Web, SMS, and Android or Apple iOS mobile applications.

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Fla. Gov. Gives Schools $15 Million

On Monday Governor Rick Scott delivered a check for $15 million to the cash strapped school district as part of the state’s School Recognition Program which gives financial rewards to schools based on sustained or significantly improved student achievement in reading, mathematics, science, and writing.

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Rural Ohio Schools Hope to Tap into Oil and Gas Drilling Boom

Carroll County in east central Ohio is at the center of the oil and gas drilling boom, and the local school district wants to tap into that boom – literally.

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Portland Public Schools to Host Budget Listening Sessions

If you're itching to tell Portland Public Schools about your educational priorities this month, you're in luck.

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Memphis Leaders Talk Schools Funding Prospects

The thought is that the city of Memphis will come up with some amount of funding for the consolidated school district once the schools consolidation crosses over into the new fiscal year that starts July 1.

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