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Top Education Official Tells N.Y. to Keep Up Reforms

Arne Duncan, the United States secretary of education, said that the country was lagging far behind its international competitors, and that he supported New York’s efforts to implement a reform agenda.

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Lawmakers Backtrack on Pre-K Limits

Hours before the state Court of Appeals was set to consider a lawsuit challenging limits lawmakers placed on North Carolina's public school pre-kindergarten program, the General Assembly on Tuesday pulled back from some of the changes.

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Students in Pinellas and Hillsborough Fall Below State Average on FCAT

Students in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties performed below the state average in all but one grade level on the reading, math and science FCAT exams.

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Let Me Fire Perv Teachers: NYC Schools Chief

The Bronx teacher accused of having sex with an underage student in 1995 — and busted last week for allegedly molesting a 9-year-old — wouldn’t have still been in the classroom if the city just gave its schools chief more power, officials said yesterday.

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Duncan Denies S.C.'s Request for Hearing on Loss of Ed Money

The U.S. Education Department denied South Carolina's request to further appeal a $36 million penalty for not spending enough on special education during the economic downturn, meaning the cut could continue indefinitely.

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Michigan Schools Face Deadline to Adopt Anti-bullying Policies

At Farrand Elementary in Plymouth, the 45 students trained as Bully Busters take their job of eradicating bullying seriously.For some of the kids, who have been bullied themselves, it's a personal mission.

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Blended Schools Concept Could Change Indianapolis Education

Blended learning is about to shake up public schools in Indianapolis.

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Advertising In Schools Becoming More Common

Financially struggling schools nationwide are increasing the volume of advertising that children see in the halls, at football games and even on their report cards.

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Research Documents Minnesota Charter Schools' Growth

A new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment growth is slowing statewide after years of rapid increases.

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Ohio Schools’ Exemption from Law Questioned

About a quarter of students enrolled in charter schools in Ohio — more than 18,000 children — attend dropout-recovery schools.

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