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Pac-12 Schools in Washington Spending Big Bucks on Facilities, Coaches

To illustrate the boom in improvements to football facilities in the Pacific-12 Conference, we take you to Pullman, where the numbers two and four are graphic evidence of what's going on in the league.

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Texas Public Schools vs. Their Unproven Alternatives

In a recent letter to the editor, Gen. Marc Cisneros wondered why private schools do better than public schools and suggested diverting public school funds to vouchers to send more students to private schools.

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Schools Looking to End Bullying in N.C. School District

Gaston County Schools wants to start a chain reaction of caring one student at a time.

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Teachers, Staff Increase in N.C. Area Schools

There will be a few more teachers in area schools as students head back to class Monday in Onslow and Carteret counties.

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Virtual Schools Help Some Florida Students Get Ahead

Scattered across Marion County, students of all ages — primarily in middle and high school — are taking online courses for a variety of reasons.

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A N.Y. District Changes Menus for Healthier Lunches

School meals are about to get much healthier, and at some local school districts, the change will be significant.

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More Houston Parents of Special-needs Children Opt out of Public Schools

For thousands of Texas parents, the start of the school year has taken on a new meaning: an end to the conflicts, struggles and disappointment with the public school system.

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Los Angeles: School District to Ban Styrofoam Products

Styrofoam food trays will no longer be used at Los Angeles Unified School District campuses, the district announced on Wednesday Aug. 22, following the urging of students who pushed for a ban on the product.

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Schools Try Marketing Techniques to Sell Healthy Lunches

More whole grains will be on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them.

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State Students Score Well on National Test

More California students are taking and performing well on a national test that assesses college and career readiness - and scoring significantly higher than the national average, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced this week.

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