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Souderton Area School District Mulls In-School Advertising

With North Penn School District moving forward with placing advertising in its schools, Souderton Area School District has put a tentative foot on the advertising bandwagon.

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Illinois to Spend $45 Million on Early Childhood Education

 The state of Illinois will spend $45 million on early childhood education in underserved areas.

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Montgomery BOE Votes to Upgrade Security Equipment

In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the Montgomery County Board of Education called an emergency meeting today to address safety measures and security upgrades at the 55 schools in its system.

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Washington Governor Proposes New Fuel Tax For Education

Washington Governor Chris Gregoire is proposing a new wholesale vehicle fuel tax to help cover the costs of getting kids to school.

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School Board Votes to Stick with Race to the Top

The Howard County Board of Education narrowly defeated a motion Tuesday, Dec. 18, to withdraw from the federal Race to the Top program that the system signed on to in 2010.

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Arizona Group Eyes Allowing Guns in Schools

A group that advocates for pro-gun, state legislation said Wednesday guns should be allowed in Arizona public schools to provide protection against shootings such as the one in Connecticut.

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Obama Taps Biden for Post-Newtown Action Plan

President Obama has tasked Vice President Joe Biden with coordinating the administration’s response to the deadly massacre in Newtown, Conn., last week.

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Editor's Note

Next week, the DA Daily will be on holiday hiatus. Publication will resume on Jan. 2. Happy holidays to all!

Minneapolis Public Schools May Change Academic Standards for Extracurricular Activities

The Minneapolis school board is considering changing academic standards for students who want to participate in extracurricular activities.

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Rockwood (Ore.) Schools, Portland Parks Partnering to Build Community Gardens

Two Centennial School District schools are partnering with Portland Parks and Recreation to bring community gardens to Rockwood, a high-poverty neighborhood whose residents have limited access to fresh food.

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