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Ann Arbor Schools Explore Coach Professional Development After Brawl

District officials at Ann Arbor Public Schools have started to explore options for coach professional development through the Michigan High School Athletic Association in the wake of an on-field football brawl between Huron and Pioneer.

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Palm Scanners Get Thumbs Up in Fla. Schools

At schools in Pinellas County, Fla., students aren't paying for lunch with cash or a card, but with a wave of their hand over a palm scanner.

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Give Los Angeles Charter Schools their Due (Opinion)

By now, it should be apparent that charter schools have been the spark to the education reform flame in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Growing Diversity Shaping Schools Across Illinois Area

The student body scurrying through crowded hallways during passing periods at Oswego’s two high schools does not look the same as it did 20 years ago.

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W.Va. Schools Audit Looms over Supt's Firing: Marple Acted on Findings Before Ouster

Jorea Marple was carrying out numerous recommendations from the much-discussed audit of West Virginia's public schools system when she was fired as superintendent, by Board of Education members eager to signal to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and the Legislature that they supported the extensive review of education spending, policy and organization.

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Champaign (Ill.) Magnet Schools: Three Approaches to Same Goal

Spend a few minutes in any of Champaign's three magnet elementary schools, and you'll find they're a little different from the norm.

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New Ind. State Superintendent Looks Past Party Labels for Good Ideas

Glenda Ritz, the newly elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, isn't going to let a state government controlled by Republicans stop her from making changes she believes will improve Indiana's schools.

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Coalition Aims to Boost Arts Education in Calif. County

Education, arts and philanthropic leaders in San Diego have combined forces with a goal of improving the arts education of every student in the county’s 42 public school districts.

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