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Ga. High School Shifts to Single Lunch Period

Lunchtime rock concerts, club meetings and other activities are much easier on the students and staff at Murrieta Valley High School this year.

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Conn. Releases New 'Performance Index' For Every School

Parents who want a quick, easy snapshot of their child's school's performance can have it now with the release of a "school performance index" number for each of the state's 1,200 schools.

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Chinese Language Classes a Hit in Ind.

At Logansport High School, 47 students are enrolled in Chinese language classes — and are putting together complete sentences before their first semester is over.

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Questions Remain in Merit Awards to N.J.Superintendent

Both the business administrator and superintendent were granted merit pay this year by the Lyndhurst Board of Education, officials recently confirmed.

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Pa. Charters Impact Public School Budgets

Costs to New Castle and other public school districts statewide are mounting for students attending charter and cyber charter schools.

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Mo. Schools Worry New Education Focus May Harm Career Ed Programs

Many schools worry that programs like FFA and DECA might go to the chopping block because of a new plan to improve Missouri's schools.

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Colo. District Aims to Avoid Controversy with New Math Materials

The Boulder Valley School District's last adoption of new elementary math materials was mired in controversy.

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N.J. School Administrators Favor Online Learning

In an effort to ensure a superior statewide system of education, the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) is advocating for online and blended learning and the infrastructure to make it possible, according to testimony by Dr. Richard Bozza, Executive Director, NJASA, before the Joint Committee on the Public Schools in Trenton last week.

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U.S. Loosens Rules Aimed at Healthier School Meals

U.S. regulators are relaxing school meal rules aimed at reining in calories and portion sizes after some students, parents and lawmakers complained that new stricter policies left many children hungry.

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Reshaping Alabama's Education System

Former Hanceville student Miranda Robertson made good grades and got all the inspiration she needed from her high school experience to eventually return as a teacher’s aide in the Cullman County school system. What she didn’t get? A diploma. Robertson would have graduated in 2005, and though she got to walk and received a certificate of attendance, she still couldn’t technically graduate because she failed one section of a certain standardized test. It didn’t matter that she made As and Bs every year — what she really needed was a passing mark on the Alabama High School Graduation Exam.

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