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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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Parents Camp Out in Cold to Enroll Kids in Magnet School (OH)

A group of parents have set up camp on the lawn of the Fairview-Clifton German Language school so they can be among the first to get on the enrollment list.

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Burgess Elementary (SC) Students Stage Presidential Debate

The candidates squared off on Monday morning for one last debate before Tuesday's presidential election.

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‘It’s Personal:’ One Principal’s Fight to Save a Flooded Coney Island School (NY)

In a first-floor office at Liberation Diploma Plus, a high school just three blocks from Coney Island’s famous beach, a pile of SAT study books bulge with filthy water.

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