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Mich. Schools Mull Pledge of Allegiance, U.S. Flag Bills

Bay City Public Schools Superintendent Doug Newcombe says most schools in his 8,400-student district already set aside time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance — and some of those buildings' classrooms have U.S. flags on the wall.

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A Superintendent's Look at the Chicago Teacher Strike

Longtime school superintendent Randall Collins, Executive Director of the District Administration Leadership Institute shares professional insights on the Chicago teacher strike with Odvard Egil Dyrli, District Administration’s executive editor.

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Chicago Teachers Extend Strike, Mayor Seeks Injunction

The confrontation between Chicago teachers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel escalated on Sunday when their union extended a strike and the mayor said he would go to court to block the walkout, risking more friction within President Barack Obama's political coalition as the November 6 election nears.

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County School Officials Reviewing Procedures After Boy Walks Away From Ohatchee Elementary

Calhoun County school officials are reviewing their classroom absence policies in the wake of the temporary disappearance of a kindergartner Tuesday morning.

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Top U.S. Educator Touts Technology

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan got his show on the road here Wednesday, hyping the promise of technology to transform education as he embarked on a series of back-to-school pep talks across the country.

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Test Scores a Mixed Bag for Students Across the State

Test scores released by the Oregon Department of Education on Wednesday revealed mixed results in math, reading, science and writing.

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Board of Education Discusses Eliminating Second Half-Credit Gym Class Requirement in High School

The Carroll County Board of Education plans to further discuss eliminating the half-credit high school requirement of a second gym class at its Oct. 10 meeting.

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Some Parents Are Very Concerned About Their Children's Overload School Buses

In Palm Beach County parents are complaining there are not enough school bus drivers and that means more kids are being crammed into fewer buses. 

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Easton Area School District in Talks to Launch Cyber Academy

Easton Area School District students may soon be able to obtain diplomas without leaving their homes if the district approves a proposed cyber academy.

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Debate Continues Over Private School Choice Program

One of the least talked about issues on the campaign trail this year is education - specifically whether the government should provide vouchers or tax breaks to parents who send their kids to private school.

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