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Back to Year-Round Schools? Calif. District Weighs Options for Crowded Campuses

The Clark County School District hosted a town hall-style meeting Monday night to discuss possible solutions to school overcrowding, including major rezoning, moving to double-sessions and reverting to a year-round calendar.

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Declining Enrollment Causing Problems for Va. Schools

Empty desks worry school division officials.

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Michigan Schools Overhaul Faces Fight

A plan to overhaul Michigan's public education funding system came under sharp scrutiny Monday, as educators, state lawmakers and parents got their first glimpse at the proposed changes.

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D.C. Plan to Close 20 Public Schools Draws Opposition, Though Some Legislators See No Other Choice

Yesterday the D.C. Council wrapped up two hearings on D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson's plan to close and consolidate 20 schools in the coming two years. During the 14 hours of discussion and debate, councilmembers both heard from Henderson and questioned her plan, while activists and residents from across the city stayed at the Wilson Building for hours in order to make their opinions heard.

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Student Mobility, Open Enrollment Key to Ohio School

Three generations had graduated from Perry High School, and the fourth was going to no matter where Brian and Michelle Cox lived.

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D.C. Plans to Close 20 Schools, Consolidate Students to Others

Facing a growing challenge from the burgeoning charter school movement, the D.C. Public School system plans to close 20 schools, most of them at the beginning of next academic year.

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Chicago Public School Closures to Be Based On Enrollment, Not Performance

Chicago Public School officials announced Wednesday that they do not plan to shutter schools based on student performance, as they have in the past.

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La. District May Drop No-Retention Policy

The Rapides Parish School Board is expected to determine next week whether to retain the district's current no-retention policy for young students.

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Ohio Might Reimburse Schools $576K After Miscalculation

In an unusual move, the Ohio School Facilities Commission will recommend the state reimburse $576,000 of the cost Huber Heights City Schools spent to add five extra classrooms to its new elementary schools after district officials argued a state consultant miscalculated enrollment projections.

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Calif. Sees Record Number of New Charter Schools

California's charter schools continue to grow at a rapid clip with more new schools opening than ever before, an industry association said Wednesday.

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