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N.H. Ed Report Shows High School Students Continuing

The New Hampshire Department of Education says there's been a 6 percent increase in the past decade of students choosing to continue their studies immediately following graduation from high school.

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Living in District Tougher Nowadays for Superintendents

The desire of some school districts to have their superintendents live within district boundaries is often at odds with the realities of today’s tough housing market.

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Majority Of Mississippi School Districts Choose Abstinence-Only Curriculum

With the highest teen pregnancy rate in the country, a majority of Mississippi's school districts have chosen to teach an abstinence-only sex education curriculum this year.

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Hospital, School District Team up to Prevent Concussions

High school football season is just weeks away, and Monday marked the first day of practice in pads for many schools. However, those added layers mean teams are increasing the level of rough play, and the possible injuries that could follow.

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Augusta (Wisc.) School District up for Agricultural Grant

The Augusta (Wisc.) School District could soon be the winner of a grant worth up to $25,000.

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Clark County Taps 24-Year Veteran as New Deputy Superintendent

Associate Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky was introduced as the next deputy superintendent of instruction for the Clark County School District.

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District: Teacher’s Nazi Comments free Speech

At a Hollidaysburg rally earlier this month, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith said Spring Cove government teacher Philip Waite spoke "eloquently." A day later, he called Waite's words "divisive and beyond the bounds of acceptable discourse."

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In a Pa. School District, Rethinking a Gadget Ban

It's a wired world, and school district officials are taking notice, in some cases even changing their long-standing policies banning students from bringing personal technology into the classroom.

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Cerf Confirmed as N.J. Education Chief

Ending an 18-month wait, Christopher Cerf was confirmed as New Jersey’s education commissioner in a 28-0 vote by the state Senate.

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Cuomo Plans to Veto Special-Education Bill

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will veto a bill requiring school officials to consider religion and other family beliefs when approving taxpayer-funded tuition for special-education students at private schools, an administration official said.

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