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Virginia's Attempt to Close the Performance Gap in Education

Earlier this year, Virginia was given a waiver from the "No Child Left Behind" mandate. Now, parents are waiting to see how Virginia educators are going to insure that students will be competent in reading and math.

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Personal Tech Tools Now Welcome at West Hills

Many schools tell kids to leave their cellphones, iPods and other gadgets at home or at least stowed in backpacks for the day — to varying degrees of success.

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Central Dauphin School District Saves $1.4 Million With Energy Program

Remember when your parents told you “when not in use, save the juice” when they reminded you to turn off the lights when leaving a room?

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Quincy Public Schools Falling Woefully Short of PE Mandates

Quincy Public Schools' physical education class requirements fall short of National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) guidelines, according to a recent University of Georgia study.

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Students, Educators Praise New Attendance Push

School day wake-up calls recorded by celebrities. Weekend makeup classes. Contests with laptop computers, private concerts and cars as prizes.

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East Texas School Districts Put Emphasis on Bus Safety

A school bus crash Wednesday morning in Mount Pleasant that sent about 30 students and a bus driver to the hospital happened despite annual inspections and a “veteran” driver with no history of wrecks.

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Dress Code for Teachers May be En Route

The Vernon Board of Education moved to further discuss the creation and implementation of a dress code for faculty after some members expressed their disapproval of some staff attire in the hallways.

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Texas School to Open $60M Football Field of Dreams

Call it the palace of high school football: A gleaming $60 million facility with seats for 18,000 roaring fans, a 38-foot-wide high-definition video screen, corporate sponsors and a towering upper deck.

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Minnesota Imposes New Labels on Schools

The full impact of Minnesota's accountability system came into view Thursday with the announcement of the final group of schools facing new labels and corrective actions.

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