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Illinois School District Mergers Could Cost $4 Billion

Merging the state’s 800-plus school districts into a more manageable number could cost nearly $4 billion, according to a recent report that may kill any chance that a commission looking for ways to improve Illinois education will recommend a major consolidation.

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SCHOOL BELLS: Some Texas County Superintendents Buck Trend on Salaries

Some of the school districts in Tom Green County bucked the statewide trend and gave raises to superintendents for this school year, while San Angelo ISD and Grape Creek ISD followed the trend and froze their top administrators' salaries.

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59 Ann Arbor (Mich.) Employees Top $100,000 in 2010

A total of 59 employees of the Ann Arbor Public Schools earned more than $100,000 in 2010, the most recent data that's available.

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Berkely County Schools Superintendent is W. Va.'s Highest Paid

West Virginia school superintendents have seen their paychecks increase over the past three years while teacher salaries have remained stagnant.

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New Study Says Teachers Aren't Underpaid

For years, leaders such as U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and former first lady Laura Bush have said teachers need to be paid more. But researchers from two conservative think tanks say otherwise in a report released.

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In Idaho, Teacher Bonuses Depend on Parents

Parents across Idaho will now play a role in whether or not their child's teacher gets a raise.

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Report: Layoffs Hit 3 Percent of NY Teachers

Layoffs hit nearly 3 percent of teachers in New York this year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the state Council of School Superintendents.

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Class Size Fight: Debate Looms During a Year of Overcrowding

Every morning at PS 148 in East Elmhurst, Queens, teacher Monique Bertolotti greets her 27 third graders, who speak English as a second language, with a reading exercise.

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Longer School Year Helps Turn the Tide

Balsz (Ariz.) Elementary School District, the first school district in Arizona to adopt a 200-day calendar, is reporting impressive academic improvements after only one year.

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