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Fla. governor proposes $542M increase to education spending

The proposed increase falls far short of the $1.2 billion increase Gov. Rick Scott recommended last year, despite the best budget outlook in recent memory. Still, Scott said his latest recommendation would be enough to push education spending to a record high.

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State mulls big staffing changes at 2 failing Boston schools

Principals, teachers, and other staff members at two Boston schools slated for state takeovers have been put on notice: They will likely be asked to reapply for their jobs in the coming months, a move that could lead to a mass exodus from Dever and Holland elementary schools.

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Carrico’s bill will land Virginia schools back in court

Virginia lawmakers tempted to thrust local public school divisions back into the government prayer wars should be prepared to defend the mandate in court.

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Chicago schools close Monday due to cold weather

Chicago Public Schools announced Sunday that schools will be closed Monday due to the extreme cold temperatures and high winds forecast for the area.

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Security projects for Montana's SD2 elementary schools nearing completion

Billings elementary schools are close to getting their layer of electronic protection.

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Auditors say 5 charter schools in Broward County in the red

Five charter schools in Broward County ended last school year in "deteriorating financial condition," spending more money than they took in, district auditors said Thursday.

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Buffalo schools chief in New York gives openness a try

Buffalo School Superintendent Pamela C. Brown has made a marked effort this week to appear more open and responsive to the public in light of long-standing criticism that she communicates poorly and doesn’t do enough to engage with the community.

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Michigan school students transferring following departure of superintendent

Parents of students at Bay City Academy, a charter school with three locations on the city's East Side, say they are upset and perplexed following the unexpected departure this week of the school's principal and superintendent.

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Ohio bill would expand group that can carry guns in schools, prohibit release of names

A bill that allow peace officers to carry weapons in schools and make school boards keep secret the names of employees they designate as people who can carry guns cleared the Ohio House this week.

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Colorado school faces accusation that it could have prevented shooting

A security guard placed on leave is among those criticizing Arapahoe High School administrators, saying they did not heed warning signs before a deadly campus shooting last month.

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