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Miami-Dade School District Named Finalist for Broad Prize

Miami-Dade County Public Schools will compete for the nation’s top urban education award — for the fifth time.

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Mega Millions Spins Off $25.2M for Georgia Education

Last week’s record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million generated $25.2 million in profits for education in Georgia, state lottery officials said.

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East Pennsboro (Penn.) Area School District Considering Fees for Sports and Activities

Administrators in the East Pennsboro (Penn.) Area School District have asked the school board to consider imposing a fee for participation in school sports and activities starting in the next school year.

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1940 Census Reveals California Led The Country In Education

The National Archives released for the first time yesterday individual records from the 1940 Census – unleashing an online treasure trove of 3.8 million pages eagerly awaited by genealogists and researchers.

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Gay Student Sues Ohio School District Over T-shirt

A gay student whose southwest Ohio high school prohibited him from wearing a T-shirt designed to urge tolerance of gays is suing the school, saying it's violating his freedom of expression rights.

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N.J. District Hires Substitutes to Address High School Smoking Problem

To deter students from smoking in the bathrooms, the Lacey (N.J.) Township School District has been hiring substitutes to monitor the hallways at the high school.

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Joplin (Mo.) School District Bond Issue Passes

The largest bond issue in Joplin’s history unofficially has passed by less than 1 percent, allowing the Joplin School District to afford to rebuild schools that were destroyed in the May 22 tornado.

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NYC Union Sues City Education Department to Obtain E-mails

The New York City United Federation of Teachers filed suit in state Supreme Court on to force the Department of Education to hand over copies of official e-mails that it has been requesting since May 2010.

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Education World Honors Top 25 Blogs for Educators

To recognize standouts among educator-bloggers, the team at EducationWorld.com has selected its 25 best for 2012.

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New York's Poorest Schools Get Boost From Budget, Moody's Says

New York's poorest schools will get a boost from the $132.6 billion state budget passed last week as education aid grows by 4 percent and districts work to stay below the 2 percent tax cap, Moody’s Investors Service said.

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