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Atlanta Schools Honored for Serving Locally Grown Food

The Fulton County School System was one of only 25 school systems in the state to be awarded the "Golden Radish" for its commitment to serving locally grown foods in its school cafeterias over the past two years.

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N.Y. Education Panel Votes to Phase Out 22 Public Schools

Members of the Panel for Educational Policy approved the phasing out or closing of 22 low-performing public schools in an early-morning vote Tuesday.

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Ohio District to Cut 4 Teachers to Close Deficit

Wauseon Exempted Village Schools Board of Education members on Monday approved almost $400,000 in budget cuts, which includes the elimination of four teaching positions and a reduction in courses and technology services.

New Chicago Public Schools Funding Formula Drops 30-Pupil Standard

District officials plan to scrap a school funding formula that assumes a typical class size of 30 students in favor of a system that would divide money on a more straightforward per-pupil basis.

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Military Schools Grapple With Budget Cuts Confusion, Instability

Over the past week, since Congress failed to prevent the implementation of across-the-board spending cuts known as sequestration, parents of students in Defense Department schools around the globe have heard all sorts of rumors regarding how the cuts will affect them.

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A Water-Saving Program Begins With a Flush

Bayside High School in Queens is one of two New York City public schools in a pilot program to replace water-wasting toilets with new low-flow flushers.

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Report: $542B Needed to Repair, Modernize Schools

America's schools are in such disrepair that it would cost more than $270 billion just to get elementary and secondary buildings back to their original conditions and twice that to get them up-to-date, a report released Tuesday estimated.

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Fla. Gov. Gives Schools $15 Million

On Monday Governor Rick Scott delivered a check for $15 million to the cash strapped school district as part of the state’s School Recognition Program which gives financial rewards to schools based on sustained or significantly improved student achievement in reading, mathematics, science, and writing.

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Rural Ohio Schools Hope to Tap into Oil and Gas Drilling Boom

Carroll County in east central Ohio is at the center of the oil and gas drilling boom, and the local school district wants to tap into that boom – literally.

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Portland Public Schools to Host Budget Listening Sessions

If you're itching to tell Portland Public Schools about your educational priorities this month, you're in luck.

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