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Test Scores a Mixed Bag for Students Across the State

Test scores released by the Oregon Department of Education on Wednesday revealed mixed results in math, reading, science and writing.

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Board of Education Discusses Eliminating Second Half-Credit Gym Class Requirement in High School

The Carroll County Board of Education plans to further discuss eliminating the half-credit high school requirement of a second gym class at its Oct. 10 meeting.

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Some Parents Are Very Concerned About Their Children's Overload School Buses

In Palm Beach County parents are complaining there are not enough school bus drivers and that means more kids are being crammed into fewer buses. 

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Easton Area School District in Talks to Launch Cyber Academy

Easton Area School District students may soon be able to obtain diplomas without leaving their homes if the district approves a proposed cyber academy.

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Debate Continues Over Private School Choice Program

One of the least talked about issues on the campaign trail this year is education - specifically whether the government should provide vouchers or tax breaks to parents who send their kids to private school.

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Upper Dublin School District Food Service Goes Healthy, Loses Money

A detailed presentation on how the Upper Dublin School District Food Service is faring in its attempt to serve more healthy foods dominated the school board’s Sept. 10 meeting.

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All Public High School Juniors Would Take ACT in 2014-15 Under Evers Proposal

Wisconsin would pay for all public high school juniors to take the ACT college admissions test starting in two years as part of a $7 million budget initiative State Superintendent Tony Evers announced Wednesday.

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A Superintendent’s Look at the Chicago Teacher Strike

Longtime school superintendent Randall Collins, Executive Director of the District Administration Leadership Institute shares professional insights on the Chicago teacher strike with Odvard Egil Dyrli, District Administration’s executive editor.

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Devices in Education: it's All about Improving Outcomes

When looking at the use of technology in education, it's important to focus on improving outcomes.

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Is Higher Education Out of Reach for Your Kids?

My daughter is 3 and tells me she wants to be a doctor. ... I realize that it’s a long road between preschool and med school. But I love the idea of her professional achievements surpassing mine and my husband’s (and having a doctor in the family in my golden years).

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