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Broward (Fla.) Schools Working to Revamp Discipline

Those guidelines, which are still a work in progress, would in some cases replace expulsions and arrests with two intertwined behavior intervention programs, one of which involves a last-chance sit-down with a local juvenile court judge.

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Wyo. State Study: Casper Needs More Elementary Schools

A state study of six school districts where officials say their classrooms are overcrowded supports what Natrona County School District officials have concluded: The district is experiencing an enrollment influx and needs more elementary school classrooms.

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Newark Schools ‘Children First’ Ticket Leading Results

A slate of school advisory board candidates once known for opposition to charter schools leads in the election tallies, with most voting districts reporting early Wednesday morning.

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Mich. Bills Would Allow Districts to Spend on Technology, Transportation

Two new bills introduced in the Michigan House of Representatives would lessen restrictions on how school districts are allowed to spend sinking fund money.

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Principal Finishes Boston Marathon at Her Michigan School

Bombs interrupted elementary school principal Pam Mathers' quest to run the Boston Marathon a half-mile from the end, but her proud students helped her cross a finish line Wednesday in Troy.

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Portland Public Schools Proposes Adding 66 Positions in Budget Proposal

Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith on Monday proposed adding 66 staff positions -- a big share of them art teachers -- in a "relatively stable" 2013-14 budget propped up by increased state funding and a city-wide arts income tax.

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Miami-Dade School District Rewards Top Teachers with Performance Bonuses

Monday’s pomp and circumstance marked the second year of the school district’s unique foray into performance pay, a controversial issue pushed both by the Obama administration’s Race to the Top program and the Florida Legislature.

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NYC Schools Chancellor Announces Common Core Awareness Campaign

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott Monday announced a new citywide public awareness poster campaign to help continue to familiarize public school parents with the transition to the Common Core Learning Standards and the new state exams that begin this week.

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Search Begins for New Richmond Schools Superintendent

The announcement that Richmond School Superintendent Yvonne W. Brandon will leave the job on June 30 will set in motion a search for a new leader who school board sources say is likely to come from outside of the school district.

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Two Midwestern States, Two Different Approaches to Education

Iowa and Indiana are two Midwestern states that are taking radically different approaches to education, with one increasing funding for public education and the other taking it away.

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