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Former Ky. Schools Chief Caused Loss in State Funding

The indicted former superintendent of Breathitt County schools cost the district $191,000 in state funding by cutting 10 days from the school year in 2011, according to a state audit released Wednesday.

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La. Launches Site on Child Well-being

A new one-stop, online system is available to help parents and others keep track of how Louisiana’s children are doing when it comes to education, health care and poverty statistics.

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Are Charter Schools Worth It? Wash. Voters Will Decide

Washington's voters will in November again decide whether to allow charter schools in Washington, after having rejected similar proposals in 1995, 2000 and 2004.

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Attention Disorder or Not, Pills to Help in School

When Dr. Michael Anderson hears about his low-income patients struggling in elementary school, he usually gives them a taste of some powerful medicine: Adderall.

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SPLC Sues Ala. Dept. of Education

The Southern Poverty Law Center filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Alabama Department of Education, seeking access to records the organization says shows the impact of a school reporting provision in the state’s immigration law.

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New Mo. Elementary Schools Could Alleviate Overcrowding

Two new elementary schools approved by voters but not yet built should ease overcrowding at existing Columbia K-5 buildings.

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Illinois Gov. Uses Nanotechnology Summit to Praise Local High School

Wheeling High School is known regionally and nationally as a leader in STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), a fact Gov. Pat Quinn reinforced on Tuesday when he visited the suburban school and called it an “epicenter” for developing technology.

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DeKalb Schools to Shorten Summer Break

The DeKalb County school system will shift to a “balanced” attendance calendar next fall, despite a survey showing most parents oppose the change.

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Henrico Schools Questioned About Discipline, Race

Henrico County Public Schools officials are struggling to answer tough questions from state and local elected officials over the disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from school in the county.

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Michigan District Supt. Commended for Cost-cutting, Achievement Gains

Ypsilanti Board of Education members expressed their satisfaction with Superintendent Dedrick Martin for the third consecutive year in his annual performance evaluation.

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