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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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After closings, kids shun schools picked by Chicago Public Schools

Almost half the youngsters most affected by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's school shutdowns did not enroll this fall in the new schools where officials planned for them to go, records from Chicago Public Schools show.

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Pittsburgh Public Schools students rally for new student bill of rights

Campaign comes after one student says she realized on visit to the Carnegie Mellon University campus that "I wasn't even close to being ready for college."

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Most St. Louis transfer students staying in new schools

More than 90 percent of the 2,500 students given seats in accredited schools as of Aug. 9 were attending those schools when officials took a count last month. Still, there were defections as the unprecedented process to transfer students unfolded.

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Virginia schools combat achievement gap with intensive tutoring

Weeks of focused help paid off at one school -- the pass rate in math jumped 14 percentage points, with black, white and Hispanic students all making gains.

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