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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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Medford, OR District Employees Want a Fair Contract

Starting Tuesday, the Medford School District and the classified employees represented by the Oregon School Employees Association will enter mediation with a neutral third party in the hopes of resolving stalemated contract negotiations.

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Ann Arbor School District Releases Superintendent Goals

Ann Arbor Public Schools Superintendent Patricia Green received praise from the Board of Education in August for her “fabulous” and “ambitious” goals. Those goals were released to AnnArbor.com Thursday.

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Is Charter School Amendment About Money or the Children?

An editorial in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution opposing Amendment One says it would be a waste of taxpayer funds to create a new bureaucracy to do what the state board of education can already do.

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New Orleans School Properties Headed to the Auction Block

The former Philip A. Capdau Junior High School is one of seven Orleans Parish School Board-owned properties that will go to auction on Thursday.

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