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N.J. District One of First in County School to Display New Bus Ads

While the EIRC instituted a pilot program with a few Comcast advertisements on Atlantic County and Camden school buses last September, this is the first major launch of a long-term advertising contract. Sahara Sam’s ads will be on the buses for a total of 14 months.

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Kansas Senate Sets Vote to Allow Guns in Schools, Other Public Buildings

The Kansas Senate is preparing to take final action on a bill expanding the number of public buildings where concealed weapons are allowed and letting public school and college employees carry concealed firearms.

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Teachers, Families Gather on Alaska Capitol Steps for Ed Funding

The per-student funding amount has been held at the same level for three years now. And across Alaska, school districts are considering budget cuts.

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Taking a Crack at California's Education System

The former District of Columbia schools chancellor is pitch perfect in the role of outraged parent and education reformer, distilling complex policy debates into bare-knuckled banter.

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Legislation Would Help Prepare Tenn. Schools to Treat Allergic Reactions

State legislators are considering a bill that could help children during school hours.

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Fla. Gov. Scott Presents District With $2.4M In Bonuses

Gov. Rick Scott presented an oversized check for more than $2.4 million to Collier County School District leaders Monday morning in recognition of the district’s performance on the state’s accountability system.

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Poughkeepsie Parents Push for Music In Schools

Parents and teachers of students in music programs at Poughkeepsie schools are bemoaning recent cuts in staff and opportunities for students to sing and perform — and protesting any future ones.

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Ala. City Council Approves $133,000 to Help Five Schools, Emphasizes Accountability

With an emphasis on accountability coming from one leader, the Pelham City Council on Monday night approved $133,000 for the community's five public schools to fund educational materials and other issues.

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Federal Grants Require Changes In Syracuse Schools

Seven "priority" schools chosen for federal funding are among the lowest achieving 5 percent of schools in New York State.

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Long Beach (Calif.) Middle Schools to Start Day An Hour Later

The Long Beach school board voted Monday to push start times at the district’s five middle schools from 8 to 9 a.m. -- a cost-cutting move officials believe will also boost student success.

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