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Advertising In Schools Becoming More Common

Financially struggling schools nationwide are increasing the volume of advertising that children see in the halls, at football games and even on their report cards.

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Research Documents Minnesota Charter Schools' Growth

A new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment growth is slowing statewide after years of rapid increases.

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Ohio Schools’ Exemption from Law Questioned

About a quarter of students enrolled in charter schools in Ohio — more than 18,000 children — attend dropout-recovery schools.

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Once Bankrupt Calif. District Now Debt-free

An eight million dollar payment made on Friday means an end to more than decades of debt for a California school district.

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Schools Need 100Mbps for Every 1,000 Users

American schools need mega-broadband networks -- and they need them soon, a new report says.

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Douglas County (Colo.) Teachers Union - School District Negotiations Without Violence

Attending a public negotiating session one afternoon last week between the Douglas County, Colorado school district administration and the American Federation of Teachers Union was an eyeopener that revealed union attitudes.

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Key vote on N.H. Education Funding this Week

From Pittsburg to Salem, every New Hampshire resident who has a child in public schools or pays property taxes has a stake in Wednesday's House and Senate votes on a proposed constitutional amendment that would largely overturn the landmark 1997 Claremont II court decision on school funding.

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Alabama Education Leaders Looking at Implementation of School Grading System, Incentive Program

Alabama education officials are still reviewing a new law that establishes a statewide system for grading public schools and provides cash incentives to schools that improve their students' performance.

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Louisiana Makes Bold Bid To Privatize Public Education

Louisiana is embarking on the nation's boldest experiment in privatizing public education, with the state preparing to shift tens of millions in tax dollars out of the public schools to pay private industry, businesses owners and church pastors to educate children.

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