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More Fla. High Schoolers Seeking College Credits Through AP Testing

Nearly 4,000 other students in Volusia and Flagler counties took at least one AP exam last spring, three times the number who took an exam a decade ago.

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Online Program Improves N.C. Readers

Data show Raleigh County Schools’ students are reading better through individualized online learning programs.

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Mich. School CEO Pay Varies

As CEO of Michigan’s second-largest school district, Utica Community Schools Superintendent Christine Johns oversees the education of almost 29,000 students, supervises a workforce of nearly 3,950 employees and is responsible for a $267 million annual budget.

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Old Buildings Pose Challenge in Pa.

Empty schools can harm neighborhoods, attract illegal activities and be costly to seal, maintain and insure.

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Race to Top Grants Not Worth Costs, Ohio Officials Say

Requirements tied to federal Race to the Top education grants have become more work than the money is worth, some Ohio school districts say.

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Md. Considers Later Start for High Schools

It is 6:45 a.m. and Severna Park High School freshman Chelsea Rogers has a decision to make: skip the most important meal of the day or skip the school bus.

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Immigration Costs Miami-Dade Schools $22 Million a Year

As lawmakers in Washington consider changes to immigration laws, Miami-Dade public school officials want them to know just how much their policies are taxing South Florida’s classrooms.

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Condition of Trenton (N.J.) High School Shocks Other School Districts

Parents, staff and students from school districts across the state — Trenton, Camden, Irvington, Gloucester City — shared horror stories of broken windows, collapsing roofs and choking mold in dilapidated schools at a meeting yesterday of the state Schools Development Authority.

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Some Object to Massachusetts School's Gay Biblical Play

The head of a western Massachusetts charter school says a student production of a play that retells the biblical story of Genesis with gay characters will go on as planned despite objections from some who say it’s offensive to Christians.

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U.S. Probes Racial Disparities in Seattle School Discipline

The Education Department is investigating whether Seattle's public school district discriminates against black students by subjecting them to tougher and more frequent discipline than white students, agency and district officials said.

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