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Ill. Schools Launch Food Scrap Program

At a time for thanksgiving, students in the East Alton Elementary School District are showing their appreciation for their planet by participating in a pilot food scrap recycling program.

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Kansas Board of Ed to Revisit Decline in Science Education

The Kansas State Board of Education is expected to take another look next month at a research report showing many elementary teachers have cut back or eliminated the time they spend teaching science, even though they still post science grades on student report cards.

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Lactose Intolerance: When Drinking School Milk Makes Students Feel Sick

Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance.

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Severe Crowding in Fla. Forces Tough Choices for Teachers, Students

To understand how big an issue crowding has become at some Palm Beach County schools, visit Hagen Road Elementary in suburban Boynton Beach.

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Native American Students Thriving in Mont. Schools

After five years in the U.S. Army, after being treated badly in the outside world because of the color of his skin, Cecil B. Crawford vowed to never again leave the Blackfeet Reservation.

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Ann Arbor Schools Explore Coach Professional Development After Brawl

District officials at Ann Arbor Public Schools have started to explore options for coach professional development through the Michigan High School Athletic Association in the wake of an on-field football brawl between Huron and Pioneer.

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Palm Scanners Get Thumbs Up in Fla. Schools

At schools in Pinellas County, Fla., students aren't paying for lunch with cash or a card, but with a wave of their hand over a palm scanner.

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High School Students Cheating Less, Survey Finds

Are American students making the grade when it comes to ethics?

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Give Los Angeles Charter Schools their Due (Opinion)

By now, it should be apparent that charter schools have been the spark to the education reform flame in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Growing Diversity Shaping Schools Across Illinois Area

The student body scurrying through crowded hallways during passing periods at Oswego’s two high schools does not look the same as it did 20 years ago.

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