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Montgomery County to Consider Later Start Times for High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools will consider implementing later start times for its high schools following a push from parents, Superintendent Joshua Starr said Wednesday.

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No Usual Incidents at Md. Schools Targeted by Bomb Threat

Police presence was in evidence at five Harford County high schools Wednesday morning; however, no unusual incidents were reported in the wake of an earlier threats that a bomb had been planted in one of the schools.

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Audit: U.S. Oversight of Charter School Funds Lax

An audit of the U.S. Department of Education's division overseeing hundreds of millions of dollars in charter school funding has criticized the office for failing to properly monitor how states spend the money.

Most Wisconsin Schools Get Good Marks Under New Report Card System

Many call Carmen High School of Science and Technology a model for serving low-income students in Milwaukee.

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DOJ Sues to Protect the Constitutional Rights of Children in Mississippi

The Justice Department filed a lawsuit today against the city of Meridian, Miss.; Lauderdale County, Miss.; judges of the Lauderdale County Youth Court; and the state of Mississippi alleging that the defendants systematically violate the due process rights of juveniles.

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Calif. Sees Record Number of New Charter Schools

California's charter schools continue to grow at a rapid clip with more new schools opening than ever before, an industry association said Wednesday.

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Calif. Parents May Sue Over Yoga in Public Schools

Parents in a southern California community are considering legal action over the constitutionality of a form of yoga being taught to their children, which they claim is introducing religion into public schools.

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With New iPads, Apple Targets Education Opportunity

For Apple's iPad and its tablet rivals, there are three major markets:

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Duval County (Fla.) Schools Receive Energy-Saving Award

Duval County Public Schools recently received the Florida Green School District Award for leading the way in energy-saving efforts.

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Tulsa Public Schools Think About Making Schools Year-Round

Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Keith Ballard says the district is thinking about making all of its schools year-round, or "Continuous Learning Calendar" as they are officially known.

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