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School District Continues Search for Cheaper, Cleaner Energy for Buildings

The Stow-Munroe Falls School District is still looking for ways to save money by cutting costs with energy.

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Wyoming Moves Closer to School Rating System

Wyoming is moving closer to the state Legislature’s goal of holding schools accountable for student learning.

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NJ's Second Largest School District Says Parents Taking Pass on Free Student Breakfasts

Days after a report by a nonprofit cited Jersey City's school district as an "underachiever" for not serving free or reduced-price school breakfasts to 82 percent of its eligible students, district officials are placing the blame squarely on parents.

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Columbus Area Officials Say School Bus Laws Often Ignored by Impatient Motorists

The penalties for ignoring that small stop sign extended from a school bus have drastically increased in Nebraska, but local officials say drivers continue to ignore the safety measure.

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Student IDs That Track the Students

Anson Jones is the first school in San Antonio’s Northside Independent School District to roll out the new nametags, which are part of a pilot program intended to ensure that the district receives all of the state dollars to which it is entitled.

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US Immigration Program Causes Extra School Work in Yakima

The new federal immigration program that delays action against young people living in this country illegally has created a pile of work for the Yakima School District and other districts with a large number of immigrant children.

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New Florida School Grade System Yanked Due to Complaints

Changes to the way Volusia County (Fla.) students' grades are calculated that were rolled out in August have been put on hold because of parent and teacher complaints.

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Penn. Charter School Fight Draws Strong Words from Officials

The battle over the status of New Hope Academy Charter School drew harsh words from some elected officials Thursday, including York Mayor Kim Bracey, who accused the district of "fiddling while Rome is burning."

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Several Midstate School Districts Have Leadership Changes

Baby boomers are aging out of education jobs in large numbers, and school superintendents are no exception, said Jim Buckheight, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, which focuses on superintendents. As a result, four new superintendents and at least eight new principals greeted students this school year. It’s not an unusually high number, say two statewide groups for superintendents and principals.

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Georgia State Agency Says Gwinnett Donation May Be Illegal

A Georgia state agency says Gwinnett County Public Schools may be breaking the law by contributing $150,000 annually to a local economic development program.

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