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Mass. Charters Cite Building Costs as Major Problem

Charter school supporters are hoping the new research will buoy calls for their schools to receive a bigger piece of the state budget pie — despite concerns that a funding increase might divert resources from public schools

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S.C. Teacher Uses Animation Software to Engage Young Minds

The program allows students to create cartoons and get hands-on experience with what they've learned in class.

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N.C. Public Elementary School Enrollment Falls

Growth of private and charter schools is draining student population

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7 Pa. Schools Earn National Honor for Healthy Lifestyle Choices

In addition to stricter rules for the type of food schools serve, the HealthierUS Schools Challenge was started in 2004 to reward schools that go above and beyond.

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Cash-Strapped Wis. Schools Brace for State Budget

Every school district has dealt with reductions and tried to find as many efficiencies as they possibly can, but are now having to make significant reductions in staff.

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Calif. Teachers Flip for 'Flipped Learning'

"Kids want to take an active part in the learning process," Principal Greg Green said. "Now teachers are actually working with kids."

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Iowa 1st Graders Use Yoga to Get Calm, Focus

Research shows that yoga can help young children learn skills such as focus, relaxation and self-control.

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Training for Tragedy

As district budgets are cut and school psychologists retire, their difficult and crucial role working with troubled students may be endangered.

City Split on Tacoma (Wash.) Schools' Bond Measure

The Tacoma School District estimates it would take $40 million to complete its reconstruction.

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The Latest in School Shooting Safety? Bulletproof White Boards

While panicked parents nationwide are clamoring for armed security guards in their children's schools in the wake of the Sandy Hook attacks of last month, one company is going on the defensive. The latest safety device headed for American classrooms is a bulletproof whiteboard that teachers can use to defend themselves and their students.

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