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School Bus Routes Reduced in Effort to Save Money

The Wareham Public Schools Transportation Department has consolidated bus routes due to budgetary shortfalls, which has buses nearly hitting capacity.

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$14.5 Million Technology Plan Proposed for Montgomery Schools

Montgomery County classrooms would get a $14.5 million infusion of technology if a request from schools Superintendent Joshua P. Starr passes the school board and county council.

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Class Size a Hot Topic at Board of Ed Meeting

The issue of class size dominated the Board of Education’s first meeting of the school year last week, when enrollment data was discussed on several occasions.

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Pleasanton School District Students Biting in to Meatless Mondays

Starting Monday, children in the Pleasanton school district will be changing out meaty lunches for lunches that include Mediterranean offerings with hummus and grapes as Meatless Mondays go into effect.

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New Stillwater Area School District ECFC is First ‘Green’ Building in District

Early Childhood Family Center quickly outgrew its walls and needed someplace else to go.

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Smoking Within 100 Feet of Schools Now Illegal in NY

As of Wednesday, it’s now illegal in New York, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed new bills into law designed “to protect New York’s children and teenagers from the harmful effects of cigarettes.”

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NC School Board Supports 25 More Charter Schools

North Carolina's school board is clearing 25 new charter schools to gear up for opening next year, the biggest jump since a statewide limit on charter schools was removed last year.

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Other Unions Plan to Stay in Schools if Teachers Strike

If teachers strike, Chicago Public Schools officials will rely on other unionized school employees to keep an eye on students who come to school buildings kept open around the city, according to briefings given to aldermen Wednesday that revealed additional details of the district’s strike contingency plan.

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Board of Education to Discuss Additional Revenue

In their Tuesday night work session, the Knox County Board of Education is discussing what do with millions of dollars in additional revenue coming to the school district.

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Board to Review High School Grading Policy; Major Changes Unlikely

The Board of Education will have three options next week when it reviews the grading policy for county high school students.

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