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New Survey Reveals That Two-Thirds of KindergartenTeachers Say: "Children Are Not Adequately Prepared for School"

A survey, conducted with more than 500 kindergarten teachers across the country, reveals that America's kindergarten teachers believe most young children are unprepared for school when they enter kindergarten, and veteran kindergarten teachers believe that this situation is deteriorating.

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Alabama Immigration Law: Court Blocks State From Checking Undocumented Student Status

Armando Cardenas says he has thought about leaving Alabama because of the possibility of being arrested as an illegal immigrant and the hostility he feels from residents.

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Kansas City School District’s Problems Weigh on the Housing Market

Home sellers Pete and Rennie Davis face some tough challenges in getting the price they want — a down economy, tighter mortgage rules, even dozens of other homes for sale.

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School Leader: Ala. Immigration Law 'Scary' For Students

Montgomery Public Schools' officials said the state's new immigration law already is having a significant impact on the system with the potential to cost students valuable class time and the system money.

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Toughest Bullying Law in the Country to Take Effect This Fall

New Jersey's tough bullying law with require schools to develop safety teams, investigate complaints and set a deadline for resolving issues.

The Politicization of Bullying

Opposing opinions on bullying in schools today make for political wrangling.

Managing Bullying in Politically Charged Climates

Differences remain in how bullying should be addressed.

Cleveland's Pathway to Progress

CEO Eugene Sanders, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Special Report: The State of Security: School Safety Gets the Ax

Districts are struggling to maintain safety and security when budgets are cut.

School Safety Takes a Back Seat

School districts across the nation are making budget cuts in a previously taboo area—safety.