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Lawmakers consider taxing Utah’s larger families more for schools

A family of four would pay about $400 more each year, she said. Since most families get tax refunds, those would typically be smaller.

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W.Va. considers emergency injections for schools

Teachers, secretaries and other aides could receive training from nurses to administer the EpiPens, the most common self-injectable form of epinephrine. The auto-injectors contain adrenaline and treat anaphylaxis, a life-threatening, body-wide allergic reaction.

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Early childhood education key to avoiding jail later in life

That’s one reason why Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis is joining with the national advocacy group Fight Crime: Invest in Kids to push Congress to pass a $75 billion proposal that would provide states including Mississippi with resources to create, strengthen, and expand quality state preschool to serve low- to moderate-income 4 year-olds nationwide.

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New York education chief defends cancellation of Common Core forums

In his first public appearance since he was shouted down in Poughkeepsie last Thursday, King said the remaining four New York State Parent Teacher Association forums won't be rescheduled, but that he is looking to create "other opportunities to have dialogue with parents."

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Florida district creates student busing fee

Lake County parents whose children lost school-bus service because of budget cutbacks this year soon will be able to pay for their kids' bus rides to school.

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Michigan bill requires schools to define cyberbullying

State lawmakers are pushing for answers against a new form of bullying and it starts with asking a question: what is cyberbullying?

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Some North Carolina schools will take another look at late bells, school hours

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will take another look at the longer elementary school day and a controversial late-dismissal schedule launched two years ago, Superintendent Heath Morrison said Monday.

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Half of Wyoming's schools don't meet federal marks

More than half of Wyoming’s schools failed to make sufficient progress toward federal proficiency goals last school year, according to a report released Monday by the Wyoming Department of Education.

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Oregon high school students say schools are too easy, too prone to keep bad teachers

Oregon high school students are broadly dissatisfied with their public education experience, saying school isn't challenging enough, too many teachers are careless or incompetent and too many students are falling through the cracks, a new survey found.

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Denver Public Schools election offers voters two paths

Denver Public Schools is at a crossroads: The district can double-down on Superintendent Tom Boasberg's reform efforts, or move toward a more traditional model that could place a moratorium on new charter schools in the district.

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