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State Early Education Program is Brightening Futures

It has been a year of firsts for the parents, students and staff at Our Future Child Care.

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Columbia Public Schools (Mo.) Hires First School Bus Safety Coordinator

Tina DeClue is standing behind a school bus at Shepard Boulevard Elementary School on a recent Friday morning when she hears a little voice call to her.

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Mich. District Officials Warn of 'Rushed' State Bills with Wide-Ranging Consequences

Midland Public Schools officials are warning residents that a group of bills being considered in the state Legislature could have wide-ranging — and possibly unintended — effects on school districts statewide.

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Report Cards For New York City Public High Schools Show Mixed Results

While almost half of city students enroll in college, Shael Polakow-Suransky, the city's Chief Academic Officer, thinks schools can do more.

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Tribal Curriculum Available to Wash. Schools

A picture of Chief Little Crow was plastered across the first page of a PowerPoint presentation that 13-year-old Brandon Spencer was assembling at White Swan High School one recent morning.

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Jeb Bush Pushes Contentious School Reforms

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush soared to rock star status in the education world on the strength of a chart.

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New York City Drops Plans to Close 10 Struggling High Schools

The Bloomberg administration has abandoned a controversial plan to close 10 struggling city high schools.

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Detroit Schools Battle For Custody Following Public Act 4 Repeal

Brooke Harris, a teacher at Detroit's Mumford High School, is confused.

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Charter Schools Outperform Public Schools in N.J., Study Finds

Students who attend New Jersey’s rapidly growing menu of charter schools earned higher math scores than their district school counterparts 40 percent of the time between 2007 and 2011, according to a report released today by Stanford University.

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Texas Tracks Students with Technology

At Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas, parents and civil rights activists are concerned over students’ privacy under a new “Student Locator Project,” which involves using “smart” ID cards to track students while on school property for attendance purposes. These IDs use radio frequency identification (RFID) chips to broadcast a radio signal, allowing school officials to know students’ precise location on campus at all times.

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