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Apple Ups Enthusiasm and Test Scores at Milwaukie Private School

iPads ready and headphones in place, Elizabeth Docken's fifth-grade class is in position for the hunt.

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Maryland Middle School Starts New Peer Mediation Program

Joshua Grier, 12, of Upper Marlboro said he was upset that a former friend at Kettering Middle School had joined others in imitating him.

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Training, Pay Incentives Help Curb High School Teacher Turnover

Recruiting and retaining top teaching talent is a struggle for many high schools.

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Questions Raised About Louisiana Nonpublic Approvals

Louisiana's Constitution and a court decision require that for any nonpublic school to receive state funds the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education must certify that it has "curriculum or specialized course of study of quality at least equal to that prescribed for similar public schools."

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Critics Say Michigan Funding Overhaul is 'Cart Before Horse'

State policymakers and educators will get their first look today at a massive overhaul of Michigan's public education funding system that already is being labeled a vehicle for school vouchers.

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New Charters Hoping to Take Wing in Pittsburgh Area

As many as four new charter schools could open in Pittsburgh next fall, and others are in the works for elsewhere in Allegheny County.

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Student Mobility, Open Enrollment Key to Ohio School

Three generations had graduated from Perry High School, and the fourth was going to no matter where Brian and Michelle Cox lived.

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Illinois Schools Step Up Concussion Care

Aaron Engel usually only needs to look in a player’s eyes.

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Vocational Classes Taking Off in Texas Schools

Forget about humdrum “voc.” classes.

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