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New Report Highlights Link Between Teen Pregnancies and Low Achieving School Districts

A new study released by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and America’s Promise Alliance erases any doubt how schools factor in determining if students become teen parents.

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Pa. District Considers 2 Percent Tax Hike

The Freeport Area School Board will consider final adoption of a nearly $25 million spending plan that calls for a 2 percent property tax increase.

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Chandler Ariz. District Expecting Boost in Enrollment

As many school districts in the Southeast Valley contend with shrinking enrollment, Chandler's public schools are counting on growth.

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N.J. Sues Over iPhone Kids App

New Jersey’s attorney general sued an iPhone app maker Wednesday, alleging that the company’s educational games collected personal information from children and then sent it to a data analytics company.

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FSU, School Districts Get $1.7M Grant for English Instruction Training

Framingham State University, in partnership with several school districts, has received a $1.68 million federal grant to educate teachers of English language learners, the school announced Wednesday.

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Senior Pranks: School Districts Draw Line Between Fun, Vandalism

Well, it's that time of year again. Time to stash a dead fish somewhere to stink up the school hallways. Time to drop tennis balls on the heads of people in the lobby. Time to cover your soon-to-be alma mater with Post-It notes.

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Mo. School Funding Fix Is No Cure-All

State education officials are hoping that a temporary fix to the state’s beleaguered school funding formula will defuse an explosive battle — and possible legal dispute — among the state’s more than 500 school districts.

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Ohio Kills off Tutoring Program

A beleaguered tutoring program for students in struggling schools won’t be back next school year.

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Teachers File Lawsuits Challenging Gov. Jindal's Voucher, Tenure Laws

As expected, Louisiana's largest teachers association, some of its local chapters, and four individual public school teachers have filed two state lawsuits challenging the primary portions of the sweeping education overhaul that Gov. Bobby Jindal signed in April.

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