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Coroner Rules Homicide After Calif. Girl Dies from Injuries in School Fight

The coroner's office ruled Monday that the death of a 10-year-old Southern California schoolgirl after a fight with another female student was a homicide.

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Idaho Education Association Continues Campaign Against Students Come First Laws

Educators and their supporters gathered around the state to voice their continuing displeasure with Idaho Superintendent Tom Luna's Students Come First laws. But, Monday's demonstrations were more about moving forward than looking to the past.

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Va. District Considers Cross-dressing Ban

A Virginia school district is considering banning cross-dressing by students, out of what one board member called concerns for the safety of "several" male students who wear dresses and wigs to school.

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Malloy Proposes $12 Million For Early Education

Standing near the slide at a school playground in West Hartford, Conn., Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Thursday outlined a $12 million proposal to increase access to preschool and improve the quality of early childhood programs.

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More Arrests from Top Schools Expected in SAT Cheating Scandal

Two months after a Long Island high school graduate was arrested for taking college entrance exams for classmates, authorities are expected Tuesday to charge 13 additional students in connection with the widening cheating scandal.

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Celebrating American Education Week

Nov. 13 to 19 will mark the 90th annual observance of American Education Week -- a time for recognizing our public schools and the relationships between teachers, support staff, students, parents and the community.

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Massachusetts School District Marks Muslim Holiday

Some Massachusetts public school students have a day off this week, but it has nothing to do with power outages or snow.

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Proposed Seattle School-Newspaper Policy Raises Censorship Concerns

A proposal being considered by the Seattle School Board could have a chilling impact on free speech in the city's high schools, First Amendment activists say.

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Boston School Would Create 700 New Seats, Supt. Says

About 700 new seats would be created under a proposal to expand several high-performing Boston schools, Superintendent Carol R. Johnson said.

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Education Board OKs New Pre-Kindergarten Standards

The Florida Board of Education has approved more rigorous learning standards for students in the state's voluntary pre-kindergarten program.

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