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Pa. School District Offers At-Home Drug Tests

Recent drug busts and overdose arrests have a lot of people in the Westmoreland County area on edge.

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Solar Energy, School Security Considered by Highland (Ohio) BOE

Board mem­ber John Mess­mer said it would pro­vide a great cost sav­ings for the school dis­trict and the board will keep the pub­lic updated. Solar Planet of West­er­ville and Con­stel­la­tion Energy are the two com­pa­nies that have been contacted.

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Sandy Hook Students, Staff Likely to Return to Monroe

Superintendent of Schools Janet Robinson said Tuesday that Sandy Hook Elementary School probably cannot find another home by the start of the next school year as suitable as the former Chalk Hill Middle School in Monroe.

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Iowa House Approves Branstad Education Plan

The Iowa House pushed through Gov. Terry Branstad's education reform package on a party-line vote Wednesday, moving the debate over how teachers are recruited, paid, evaluated and promoted to the Iowa Senate.

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Green Bay School Voucher Proposal Sparks Debate

News that Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget includes an expansion of the state’s school voucher program intensified opposition not only among Democrats but also school board members.

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Failing Ind. Schools Would Face State Takeover More Quickly Under House Bill

Struggling schools could face state takeover much more quickly under a wide-ranging bill to overhaul the state's A to F grading system for schools.

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Syracuse Schools to Undergo Major Teacher Shuffle This Fall

At least five Syracuse schools – and possibly as many as seven – will have to replace their principals and at least half their teachers by September.

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Orange County Schools Work to Bridge Digital Divide

Advancing school technology is causing a large divide, between those kids with a computer at home and those without.

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DeKalb (Ga.) Schools Face Key Hearing

DeKalb County school board members are preparing for a key hearing that could determine whether Georgia's governor makes sweeping changes in the school system's leadership.

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New Standards Mean Fewer Passing Test Scores In Ill. Schools

Some Downers Grove elementary school students could see a significant dip in their performance on standardized tests this year, a byproduct of a more difficult state exam and higher passing requirements for 2013.

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