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Enrollment In Bristol (Conn.) Schools Continues to Drop Slowly

The school system is poised to end the year down about 150 students compared to last year, continuing a gradual decline in enrollments.

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New Ala. High School Will Get Expansive Athletics Complex in Fall 2014

With the Shelby County Board of Education last week approving a $6.5 million bid for construction of the Helena High School athletic complex, Mayor Mark Hall is ready to see the city's funding and dedication pay off.

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Plan to Turn Detroit Schools into Neighborhood Hubs Gets Boost from Bank

A set of grants from JPMorgan Chase will boost community services at three Detroit public schools in an effort to make them more vital neighborhood hubs, district and state officials announced Monday.

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Students Hold Georgia School's 1st Racially Integrated Prom

Almost half a century after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed racial discrimination in schools and other public places, black and white students in Georgia's rural Wilcox County danced together for the first time at prom over the weekend.

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NIEER Report Says Preschool Funding Reached 'State Of Emergency' In 2012

States are drastically underfunding programs for their youngest learners now more than ever, according to a report released Monday, even as researchers and policymakers increasingly point to pre-school as a ladder to the middle class.

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Buffalo Schools Heed Call to Curb Suspensions

Advocates say it's time for districts everywhere to rethink outdated zero-tolerance philosophies that put students out for minor offenses.

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Austin Schools' $892M Bond Plan Draws Attention

Just days before voting begins on the Austin school district’s $892 million bond proposal, architects were still scrambling to fine-tune cost estimates — work that is usually completed before the school board decides to put a bond package on the ballot.

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More Missouri Schools Adopt Random Drug Testing Policies

The number of schools implementing random drug testing policies is on the rise nationally - and schools in mid-Missouri are no exception to the trend.

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Few Schools Hire Armed Guards After Conn. Massacre

More than four months after the shooting, just two Connecticut school districts are pushing forward with the idea while others are calling it unaffordable or imprudent.

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Florida Charter Schools win $78M for Facilities

Charter schools will receive $78 million for their construction and maintenance needs, state lawmakers agreed late Saturday.

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