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Incomplete Studies Partly to Blame for Transportation Problems in District 308

The Oswego District 308 Board of Education will continue to work through transportation issues caused in part by what officials said Monday night was the lack of complete traffic studies that were to be done before the school year started.

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How Students Take Physical Education Online

About 148,000 students sucessfully completed 303,000 half-credit Florida Virtual School courses this past school year.

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Special Ed Advocates to Rally in Lansing Over Class Sizes, Caseloads

Advocates for special education students will rally Wednesday in Lansing, hoping to influence state officials to abolish rules they say are leading to increased class sizes and caseloads.

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Teachers Union Accuses Boston School Department of Unfair Labor Practices in Contract Dispute

The Boston Teachers Union announced today that it has filed unfair labor practice charges against the School Department, in the latest barb thrown in the increasingly hostile talks over a new contract.

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School Districts Offer Online Alternatives to Traditional Classroom Instruction

In a room full of computers, more than a dozen high school students sat quietly, either working in small groups or alone.

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Student Wins School Appeal

The state commissioner of education has granted 14-year-old Elizabeth Leclaire’s appeal of a local decision that denied her enrollment in Norfolk County Agricultural High School. 

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Iowa Education Reform in Works for Years

If many of the education reform ideas — teacher career paths, mentoring and performance reviews — being discussed by state officials and task forces have a familiar ring to them, they should.

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School Districts Find Ways to Green up Buildings, Prune Costs of Upkeep

When hundreds of Central Texas schools open their doors to students again today, they will in some ways be operating greener and leaner than ever.

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Rich Connecticut Town Reconsiders Residency School Proof

School officials in wealthy Greenwich are reconsidering a new rule requiring families who rent to provide proof of residency with an affidavit.

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Home Schooling on the Rise in New York City

For most students in New York City, the end of August means stocking up on school supplies, picking up uniforms or school clothes, and wondering who their new teachers and classmates will be.

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