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Lottery Sends $41.5 Million to Idaho Schools

The Idaho Lottery is reporting another record year, posting more than $175 million in sales during the last fiscal year.

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Sally Ride's Legacy Lives in Education Programs

Pioneering astronaut Sally Ride died Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61.

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Bernanke Champions Early Childhood Education

Educating children starting at an early age increases their opportunities and benefits the larger economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a video prepared to be shown Tuesday.

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4 Ohio Districts Now Have Levy on Fall Ballot

Four Franklin County school districts plan to ask for tax increases this fall, including two that finalized levy and bond requests last night.

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Former NYC Chancellor to Begin Tech Venture

Joel I. Klein, the former New York City schools chancellor hired by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation to oversee its fledgling education technology division, now has a brand name of his own.

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Education Dept Introduces College Cost ‘Window Stickers’

The Department of Education has released a new tool it says will help consumers understand the costs of higher education before making the choice of whether, and where, to enroll.

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Is Your District Prepared for Sequestration?

UPDATE: Schools will no longer face sequestration cuts in upcoming school year, although cuts for 2013-2014 still loom.

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Health and Physical Education Organizations to Launch ‘Healthy School Makeover Contest’ This Fall

Contest offers unprecedented grand prize of $45,000 in curriculum, training, and equipment in support of National Childhood Obesity Awareness month.

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Teaching and Leading Conference Hosted by ASCD Coming to Atlanta in October

ASCD is bringing its Fall Conference on Revolutionizing the Way We Lead and Learn to Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 26–28, 2012.

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Wilson Electronics’ Newest Cell Phone Signal Booster for Vehicles Now Available in Stores and Online

Promising better connections and fewer dropped calls, Wilson Electronics announced the availability of the Sleek 4G-V, the world's first 4Gsignal booster designed to improve cell reception in vehicles such as school buses.

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