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Lansing Schools Need Heroic Effort

School districts surrounding Lansing are doing a brisk business in transfer requests for the coming year, a point worth noting for everyone with a stake in the Lansing School District.

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Wake County Schools Mirror Nationwide Track Record

Wake County Schools mixed up year-round tracks which forced hundreds of students to be marked down as absent. Parents were confused when school officials contacted them over their absent children.

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Miss. Schools Fight Against Obesity

Mississippi has a major obesity epidemic and the state is fighting back - starting with children.

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Study: Ind. High School Students Scores No Better on ACT

A study published this week in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching covering thousands of Indiana high school seniors from three graduating classes finds that students at schools showing consistent improvement on the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress exam performed no better on the ACT science and math college entrance exams than classmates from declining schools.

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Ill. Schools Promote Healthy Eating Habits Through Grant

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced Monday that 267 schools in Illinois will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) during the 2012-13 school year.

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Taste Test: Healthy School Lunches That Meet Nutrition Standards

You can start to say goodbye to mystery meat at school cafeterias.

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Fact Finder Recommends Raise for Chicago Teachers

An independent fact finder has recommended that Chicago teachers receive a 14.85 percent raise to "compensate teachers for working a longer school day and year," a union official union said Monday.

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Charter Operator Steve Barr to Join LAUSD

Steve Barr, the founder of a well-known group of unionized charter schools, announced Tuesday a new project to develop innovative academies within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Lottery Raises Record $323M for Tenn. Education Programs

Tennessee lottery officials announced that the lottery has raised more than $323 million this year for state education programs, the eighth consecutive record-setting year.

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Fort Worth School District Eyes Payment in Lieu of Raise

Fort Worth schools can't afford to give employees a pay raise, but administrators are proposing that all permanent employees get a one-time extra payment equal to 1 percent of their salary.

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