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Indiana Schools, Families Struggle with Tech Costs

Local school districts that want to use online courses and computers instead of paper for assignments have a problem: The number of families who can't afford laptops and tablets is rising.

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374 Texas Districts Must Pay Out to Poorer Schools

Texas has added 23 school districts to a now-record list of those required to give some of what they raise in local tax revenue to the state for distribution to poorer schools.

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New Report Shows U.S. Lagging on Education Indicators

A new report shows that Americans are lagging behind their peers in education, but are still reaping big benefits from their diplomas.

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New Middle School to be Completed Under Budget

The new Sherwood Middle School is anticipated to be completed under budget and “fully wired for smart technology,” according to the Board of Selectmen.

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SC Districts Applying for Federal Education Grants

A dozen South Carolina school districts have told the U.S. Department of Education they plan to apply for a piece of $400 million in grants to be doled out nationwide.

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Student Access to Internet, Devices Under Debate

One school board member is proposing increased access to the Internet and mobile devices for students in Howard County schools.

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More Private Schools Fall Below Threshold for Immunizations

Parents who send their children to private schools in California are much more likely to opt out of immunizations than their public school counterparts, an Associated Press analysis has found, and not even the recent re-emergence of whooping cough has halted the downward trajectory of vaccinations among these students.

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School District 51 Parents Adjust to Busing Changes

Three weeks into school and 16 bus routes down, School District 51 students and the parents who drive or walk them to school are gradually adapting to walking boundary changes.

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Boston Schools’ Breakfast Now Free for All Students

This year, Boston public schools have begun providing free breakfasts to all students in every school, regardless of family income, as part of a push to ensure that all schoolchildren eat healthfully and receive the nutrition they need to stay alert throughout the day.

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Oil, Gas Boom Makes Some Texas School Districts Rich But Uneasy

School districts can get rich just as fast as the people in the oil bidness, and the poor-to-rich whiplash can have some weird aftereffects.

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