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On a N.C. School Board, Civilians Outrank the Generals

When Wake schools superintendent Tony Tata was hired, I thought to myself, "It won't work."

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Sweet Home (Ore.) School District to Change to 4-Day School Week

The Sweet Home (Ore.) School District is looking at a big schedule change, they're switching to a four-day school week.

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School Beat: The View of 2012 for San Francisco Public Schools

2012 has the potential to bring relatively big changes to San Francisco’s public schools, due in most part to a November ballot that will be full of interesting and significant choices.

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Opinion: Tax Issue Could Become a Turning Point for Jacksonville Schools

On Dec. 14, the Jacksonville (Fla.) School District 117 Board of Education voted unanimously to put a County School Facilities Tax question on the ballot for the March election.  

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Michigan Education Elections to Coincide with November General Elections

Michigan's school board elections will be held in November of even-numbered years through legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Frederick County (Md.) School Board Advances Plans for two Charters, Denies a Third

The Frederick Outdoor Discovery Charter School will not open its doors in Frederick County any time soon, but two other charter schools are on track to open next fall.

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Ullman in Maryland Reverses Field, Gives School Board Option on Turf Funding

Backing down from a previous ultimatum, County Executive Ken Ulman has proposed an alternative option for funding artificial turf fields at county high schools. But the school board has yet to weigh in on either option — or even if they want turf fields at all.

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Litchfield (Conn.) School Board's Petition to State Education Department Remains on Hold

The Litchfield (Conn.) Board of Education, among other educational entities, will have to wait longer for a possible state mandate transferring the burden of proof from school districts to the moving party.

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Changes to Conn. Special Education Regulations on Hold

A prolonged effort to clarify the state's special education regulations has hit a stumbling block. Many members of the state Board of Education don't understand some of the proposed changes or the impact they would have on a student's ability to get needed services.

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San Diego Unified Trustees Take School Closures Off The Table

Under a plan approved unanimously by board of education members, San Diego Unified will consider school consolidations, which is a significant curtailing of a process that could have closed or consolidated more than a dozen schools across the district next fall.

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