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Texas School to Open $60M Football Field of Dreams

Call it the palace of high school football: A gleaming $60 million facility with seats for 18,000 roaring fans, a 38-foot-wide high-definition video screen, corporate sponsors and a towering upper deck.

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Minnesota Imposes New Labels on Schools

The full impact of Minnesota's accountability system came into view Thursday with the announcement of the final group of schools facing new labels and corrective actions.

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Indiana Board Of Ed Will Not Takeover Indianapolis School

The state Board of Education chose Thursday not to takeover an Indianapolis public school but is leaving the option on the table.

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Many Schools Unprepared For Next Pandemic

During the school day, you leave your children’s health in the hands of the school nurse — but it’s hard to know if they are prepared for everything. Some forms of preparedness training, like fire drills and tornado drills, are mandated in schools.

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Foxborough School District to Focus on Community Relations, Student Achievement in 2012-13

In advance of students returning to Foxborough Public Schools on Tuesday, Sept. 4, the town’s School Committee reviewed and approved the district’s goals for the 2012-13 at Monday’s meeting.

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Bill to Overhaul California Teacher Evaluations Advances

In a showdown pitting unions against education reformers and school districts, a bill to overhaul teacher evaluations passed a major legislative hurdle late Wednesday when it was approved by the Senate Education Committee.

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Progress in Washington Schools, But Too Few Grads

Washington students are making steady progress on state tests, but too many – especially minority kids – are still failing to reach the big goal of graduating from high school on time, state education officials said Wednesday.

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Huntsville Voters Approve Renewal of Education Property Tax

Huntsville school officials are breathing a sigh of relief today after city voters overwhelmingly renewed a property tax that pays for school repairs and renovations.

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New Code Aims to Ease Suspensions of Students

New York City public-school students can no longer be suspended for one-time, low-level infractions, and the youngest pupils can be suspended only for 5 days for midlevel offenses, down from 10, according to new disciplinary rules posted by the Education Department this week.

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iPads a Valuable Investment for School District

As students head back to school this year in the Watertown-Mayer district, they’ll be toting a new gadget with them on the first day of school — and every day after that.

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