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Atlanta High Schools Regain Full Accreditation

Atlanta Public Schools has reached another milestone in its efforts to get back in the good graces of an agency that governs public school accreditation.

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Cursive Dropped From Pitt County Schools Curriculum In North Carolina

Joining school systems in Hawaii, Indiana and elsewhere across the country, Pitt County Schools in North Carolina will no longer require its students to learn cursive writing.

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Detroit School Draws Criticism After Disciplining Students by Not Serving Lunch

Lunch was not on the menu this week for some students at a Detroit school after a food fight led officials to what some called cruel and unusual discipline.

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Pittsburgh Schools Facing Major Budget Crisis

The question from Pittsburgh Public Schools board member Thomas Sumpter was blunt: "By 2015, are we broke, out of business?"

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Reopened Brooklyn, N.Y. Schools Help Those Destroyed After Hurricane Sandy

As P.S. 84 returned from a week without classes Monday, the Grand Street school's principal Sereida Rodriguez-Guerra combed through a list of socks, baby food, warm coats and school supplies that a Rockaway Beach school needs while recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

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Hurricane Sandy Aftermath: Some N.J. Schools Reopen with No Heat, No Lunch

In Union Beach, school officials are working to find temporary classrooms for 720 students after the small town's single school was flooded by Hurricane Sandy,

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LAUSD (CA) and Mental Health Partners Get Grant for Trauma Work

The Los Angeles Unified School District's mental health department, along with a group of partners, recently landed a $2.4-million grant to work with students exposed to traumatic events.

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Albuquerque (NM) Charter School Teaches Kids to Fly Planes

Its official title is the Southwest Aeronautics, Mathematics, and Science Academy, or better known at SAMS.

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Philadelphia School District (PA) Reopens Some Full-Service Cafeterias

Asked to describe the quality of her school cafeteria's food last year, Sophia Santiago wrinkled her nose.

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Education Nonprofit CFY Awarded $1 Million Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to Expand Blended Learning Model

National education nonprofit CFY (http://www.cfy.org/) today announced it has received a $1 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to further develop, implement, and study blended learning instruction in a whole school/community model.

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