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Ga. Schools Encourage Family Involvement

Barrow County School System has engaged in many activities in November to encourage family involvement in education.

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13th Grade: How Florida Schools Are Failing To Prepare Graduates For College

Florida’s K-12 public education system has graduated hundreds of thousands of students in the past decade who couldn’t read, write or solve math problems well enough to take some college-level courses.

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Sacramento (Calif.) Will be Less Late in Paying Schools

California public schools, community colleges and counties will get an early holiday gift from the state: Sacramento will pay about $1.9 billion that it owes them in December, a month earlier than promised.

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N.J. Superintendent Explains Test Scores As Just One Tool for Determining Success

While they can also be deemed useful, state-issued test scores are just one highly subjective piece of the puzzle in determining student progress, according to Superintendent of Schools Donna Cardiello.

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Ind. Schools Work to Ensure iPads Aren't Misused

Schools in Indiana that issued iPads to students this year say they are finding ways to teach children not to use them inappropriately and are working to allay parents' fears about the devices being used for everything from posting items on social media to downloading inappropriate content.

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Calif. Principal Put Struggling School on New Path

Maria Lewis spends much of her day on bent knee.

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5 States to Increase Class Time in Some Schools

Open your notebooks and sharpen your pencils.

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High School Obesity Rate Drops in Miss. Students

Mississippi's obesity rate in high school students has dropped, knocking the state's teens out of the number one spot down to number five in obesity nationwide.

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Emotional Parents Add to the Complexity of Special Education in Fla.

Seven times during the meeting last year, Hillsborough School Board members used the word blackmail.

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D.C. Program Ties Teacher Salaries to Student Test Scores

Parents and school boards across the country are debating whether to offer bonuses to teachers whose students do well on standardized tests.

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