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Philly schools open to 'grim new normal'

The first day of school in Philadelphia is also the start of a grim new normal for the district's 137,000 students and their families.

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Gang fears prompt two Denver high schools to close

Fears that a gang feud could escalate further prompted the closure of two high schools Friday and the postponement of a homecoming dance.

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Wake County sees more charter schools opening

Lunch is in the classroom instead of a cafeteria, and students rely on public transportation rather than school buses to get to Longleaf School of the Arts in downtown Raleigh. But you won’t hear students complain.

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Milwaukee stonewalling sales of unused schools, law firm says

A complete failure. That’s how the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty rates the City of Milwaukee’s policy of giving Milwaukee Public Schools the authority to sell or lease the district’s unused school buildings.

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No strike, but Seattle schools struggling with new software

The start of the school year in Seattle may not have been disrupted by a teachers strike, but the introduction of a new software program is causing problems for many students and their families.

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N.J. schools ask students to bring their own tech

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when bringing a cellphone or other hand-held digital device to school could earn a kid detention or a visit to the principal's office.

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Big, costly high schools may be history for N.C. district

The era of building big high schools in Mecklenburg County may be ending as construction money tightens and big tracts of affordable land disappear, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials said.

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Palm Beach County school enrollment: Charters up, district down

When offered a choice, Palm Beach County parents are increasingly opting to place their children in charter schools to obtain a public education.

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Ga. schools learn to roll out red carpet for parents

A line of Ritz-Carlton employees stretched down the hotel hallway, and applause erupted as a group of public school educators walked by.

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High school athletes get more medical attention at St. Louis sports clinics

High school athletes in St. Louis are getting a lot of attention this fall with two walk-in clinics specializing in sports injuries and the addition of in-house athletic trainers at two schools.

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