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South Jersey Schools Discuss Safety After Conference

For some schools, it may mean police officers are present throughout the day. For others it may mean increased patrols near the campus.

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NJ Teen Speaks About Diversity at High School Assembly

It wasn't until 18-year-old Jacob Randolph's online video announcing he was gay hit 100,000 views that he allowed himself to celebrate. On Jan. 18, the Parsippany, N.J., high school senior accepted an award for best actor during his senior class awards ceremony. What happened next would be caught on camera by Rudolph's closest friend, sitting in a crowd of more than 300 students and school staff.

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Parents, Teachers Fight To Keep Brevard County (Fla.) Schools Open

Parents and teachers who are fighting to keep their neighborhood schools open in Brevard County will make one last stand on Tuesday.

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2 Tucson Charter Schools Approved

Two new charter schools are slated to open in Tucson this fall.

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San Diego Schools Considers New Safety Proposal

San Diego area civic leaders have a new proposal for the second largest school district in California combining mental health training for staff with an endorsement for stronger gun control measures in an effort to increase school safety.

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N.J. District Considers Mandatory School Uniform Policy

School hallways may become a sea of red, black and white with the district's proposed uniform policy.

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Bill Would Bar Schools From Signing Exclusive Broadcast Rights

As more schools across the state look at signing exclusive contracts to broadcast high school sports on radio, TV and the Internet, some lawmakers are proposing to make that illegal.

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More Security for Some Ill. High Schools

Officials plan to add $400,000 of enhanced security at the entrances to Highland Park and Deerfield high schools in coming months.

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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Proposes $137B State Budget; Increases School Aid

Cuomo's budget proposal to the Legislature provides 4.4 percent more aid to schools and would fund his proposal to improve instruction, including longer school days and school years.

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Calif. To Invest $2.5 Billion To Retrofit Energy-Wasting Schools

On November 6, 2012, California voters approved two measures that should help the state's struggling economy.

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