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Fla. School Board Revising Its Policies

Although the revision process takes place each year, this is the first time the board has rewritten its policies all at one time.

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Pa. Superintendent Questions Cyber School Funding

Districts have to pay a tuition cost for each student who attends a cyber-school, and the school district currently has $1.2 million budgeted for that sole purpose.

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Protecting Our Turf

Gone are the days of squishy grass and pothole-laden school fields: artificial turf fields are becoming an increasingly popular option for districts nationwide for their ease of use and cost-effective maintenance.

Mass. Charters Cite Building Costs as Major Problem

Charter school supporters are hoping the new research will buoy calls for their schools to receive a bigger piece of the state budget pie — despite concerns that a funding increase might divert resources from public schools

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S.C. Teacher Uses Animation Software to Engage Young Minds

The program allows students to create cartoons and get hands-on experience with what they've learned in class.

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N.C. Public Elementary School Enrollment Falls

Growth of private and charter schools is draining student population

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7 Pa. Schools Earn National Honor for Healthy Lifestyle Choices

In addition to stricter rules for the type of food schools serve, the HealthierUS Schools Challenge was started in 2004 to reward schools that go above and beyond.

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Cash-Strapped Wis. Schools Brace for State Budget

Every school district has dealt with reductions and tried to find as many efficiencies as they possibly can, but are now having to make significant reductions in staff.

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Calif. Teachers Flip for 'Flipped Learning'

"Kids want to take an active part in the learning process," Principal Greg Green said. "Now teachers are actually working with kids."

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Iowa 1st Graders Use Yoga to Get Calm, Focus

Research shows that yoga can help young children learn skills such as focus, relaxation and self-control.

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