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Edison (N.J.) Board Seeks to Achieve Parity Among Schools

The Board of Education’s goals this year focus on bridging the gaps.

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Denounced School Leadership Costs N.Y. District Millions

Taxpayers pour nearly $9 million a year into salaries for central office administrators in the Buffalo Public Schools – the very people deemed by the district’s distinguished educator to be largely responsible for the consistent failure of the system.

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U.S. says Pa. Was Not Authorized to Change Charter Progress Rules

The U.S. Department of Education says the Pennsylvania Education Department "acted prematurely" when it changed rules for how charter schools can meet academic-performance standards on the annual PSSA achievement test.

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State Board Gives Provisional Accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools

The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to restore provisional accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools.

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Tenn. Withholds Funds Over Charter-School Fight

Tennessee education officials withheld $3.4 million from Nashville's school district after the city barred a charter school from opening in an affluent neighborhood, the culmination of a fight that has highlighted growing tension over the expansion of such schools.

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Schools Take Aim at Popular Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

School districts in California and New Mexico are trying to ban the popular snack food Flamin’ Hot Cheetos because they say it is a health hazard to students.

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Peanut Butter Recall Hits Schools After Salmonella Outbreak

Peanut butter that has been recalled due to salmonella contamination has found its way into schools via Smucker’s Uncrustable peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, reports Food Poisoning Bulletin.

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Former Employee of Ohio District Stole Up to $4.2M, State Auditor Says

Nearly $4.2 million was stolen from the Cuyahoga Heights school district by its former technology director, Joseph Palazzo, according to Ohio Auditor Dave Yost.

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Va. and Tenn. Public Schools Help Homeless Students

A year ago, a dramatic increase in the number of homeless students had Twin City school leaders scurrying to find solutions.

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Some Milwaukee Area Schools Lose Students

More than half the school districts in the four-county Milwaukee metro area saw enrollment decreases at the start of this school year, but enrollment is up in some of Wisconsin's largest virtual charter schools.

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