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Texas Judge to Rule on Use of Bible Verses at High School Football Game

A group of teenage cheerleaders is expecting to hear Thursday from a Texas district judge whether they will be allowed to continue displaying Bible verses at high school football games.

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Building Better Schools for Troops' Kids

The divide between U.S. society and the American military reveals itself in strange places – children’s classrooms, for example.

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Woodside District Seeks $3.6 Million

The Woodside Elementary School District is seeking more than $3.6 million in restitution from former chief business official Timothy Hanretty, who will be sentenced Monday for misappropriating public funds.

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Amazon Makes Big Kindle Push in U.S. Schools

Amazon.com Inc announced an initiative on Wednesday to get its Kindle e-readers and tablet computers into schools, entering a market that has been particularly successful for rival Apple Inc and its iPad device.

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Texas District Gets Proposal to Add 5 Bilingual Schools

Three middle schools and two high schools in Spring Branch ISD could be sites for the district's secondary dual-language program, should the district move forward with a committee's recommendations.

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Mich. Ed Agency Proposes Rebooting Schools

Teachers union leaders are calling for creating a preschool through community college system, expanded use of blended learning and year-round programs for at-risk students as part of a plan to reboot Michigan’s school funding system.

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Edison (N.J.) Board Seeks to Achieve Parity Among Schools

The Board of Education’s goals this year focus on bridging the gaps.

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Denounced School Leadership Costs N.Y. District Millions

Taxpayers pour nearly $9 million a year into salaries for central office administrators in the Buffalo Public Schools – the very people deemed by the district’s distinguished educator to be largely responsible for the consistent failure of the system.

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U.S. says Pa. Was Not Authorized to Change Charter Progress Rules

The U.S. Department of Education says the Pennsylvania Education Department "acted prematurely" when it changed rules for how charter schools can meet academic-performance standards on the annual PSSA achievement test.

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State Board Gives Provisional Accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools

The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to restore provisional accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools.

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