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Will School Charge for Athletics in Order to Balance Budget?

The Belmond-Klemme school board spent over an hour August 9 listening to parents of youth athletes concerned about being charged for the use of school facilities.

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Maryland Gets Grant to Help Teach Climate Change

Teachers in Maryland are about to get new help and encouragement to talk about the touchy topic of global warming in their classrooms.

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Classrooms Embracing Social Media

No longer are tech devices forbidden in Northwest Indiana schools as many were a few short years ago.

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‘Race to the Top’ Benefits Pa. Schools

The applications for Race To The Top — the Department of Education’s initiative that funds various school districts’ efforts to implement educational reforms that will lead to better teaching and learning — have been finalized, and school districts nationwide can now vie for the more than $400 million in funding for the participating schools.

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Stroudsburg School District Hires Back 15 Who Were Laid Off

Stroudsburg Area School Board voted Wednesday night to hire back 15 of the nearly 60 teachers that were laid off earlier this year.

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Walnut Valley School District Sells Excess Land for $35 Million to Homebuilder

Walnut Valley Unified School District attracted Fortune 500 homebuilder Lennar Corp. as the top bidder for a 30-acre piece of surplus land in Diamond Bar that is zoned for up to 200 new homes.

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School Districts Trim Overhead to Put More Money in Classroom

The story about the Issaquah School District's $167.5 million proposed budget notes the budget's flatness, no major increases or decreases in spending across all categories. The district also stands out for spending slightly less on overhead than the average King County school district.

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Chesterfield School Leaders Approve Epinephrine Policy

Chesterfield County's School Board on Tuesday night approved a new policy that requires the division to provide at least two doses of epinephrine at each school.

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Valley View District 365U Budget is Highest in its History

A tentative 2012-2013 budget of $273.8 million for Valley View District 365U is the largest in district history, according to officials.

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New School in Horry County Goes Green

River Oaks Elementary is a learning building in every sense of the word, and green is the overall theme. It's the first of its kind in Horry County and set to open to students next week.

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