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Fort Wayne Schools Projected as Largest District in Indiana

Preliminary numbers show Fort Wayne Community Schools will be the largest school district in Indiana, passing Indianapolis Public Schools by about 500 students.

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Chicago Schools Reopen After Strike Ends, Budget Looms

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago students returned to school on Wednesday after a teachers' strike ended, thrilling parents who had struggled with child care but shifting the debate to hard questions about budget deficits, school closures and teacher layoffs.

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Mass. Releases MCAS Results

The state this morning announced MCAS scores of individual schools and school districts under a new Massachusetts accountability system that replaces the federal No Child Left Behind law.

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Superintendent, Staff Propose New Transfer Policy

The Burke County Board of Education’s five-year subcommittee met Monday evening, still wrestling the issue of overcrowding at Burke County schools.

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Westfield Schools Now Rockin' 21st-Century Tech

What started out as a tech initiative three years ago has now been rolled out to the high school, to both intermediate schools and to all six elementary schools.

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Charters Balk at Calif.'s New Pre-Kindergarten Law

A California law requires public schools to add a grade level this fall designed to give the very youngest students a boost when they enroll in kindergarten, but charter schools say the law does not apply to them, pitting them against the state Department of Education.

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Quincy School District Gets More Bad Budget News From the State

The Quincy School Board Finance Committee heard of some changes to the School District’s budget, which is scheduled to be voted on next week.

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Mom Who Wants Bus Cameras Sues Beaufort County School District, Bus Company

The Beaufort mother who has petitioned the Beaufort County School District to put cameras on school buses says she will now look to the courts to keep her children from being bullied.

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Clark County Schools' No Child Left Behind Performance Hits Record Low

Less than a third of Clark County schools made the grade under No Child Left Behind in the 2011-12 academic year, marking a new low for the country's fifth-largest district.

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Stifling the Special Education Stigma in Verona, Cedar Grove

Placing students in the "least restrictive environment" while still providing them necessary assistance is chief, officials from both the Cedar Grove and Verona school districts said.

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