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Communities in Schools Michigan State Office Announces Major Donation

Communities In Schools, the leading organization dedicated to empowering students to stay in school and achieve in life, is proud to announce that its new Michigan state office is the recipient of two donations totaling $37,500 from State Farm.

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Baltimore Schools Pay Out Nearly $65M for Unused Leave over 5 Years

The Baltimore school system has paid its employees about $65 million for unused leave over the past five years, a rare perk that many employers have abandoned and that has come under fire as school districts have experienced shrinking budgets.

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NYC Workers Face Firings for Past Misconduct

New York City is removing eight teachers and school aides who were “insufficiently disciplined” for previous offenses in the wake of a department-wide personnel review, school officials said Thursday.

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Schools Will Get to Opt Out of 'Pink Slime' Beef

School districts soon will be able to opt out of a common ammonia-treated ground beef filler critics have dubbed "pink slime."

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New York Legislature Declares Support for Increased State Aid to Education

The New York State Senate voted earlier this week to approve its 2012-13 Senate Budget Resolution, which will form the basis for further negotiations with the Assembly and the Executive Branch on the final FY 2012-23 budget.

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Nominations Are Open for The 2012 Readers' Choice Top 100 Products

We're excited to be reviewing the first of many groups of nominations for this year's awards!

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Former State Superintendent Grasmick to Overhaul Teacher Training at Towson University

Former state superintendent will head project to create a model national program to educate future teachers.

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Michigan State Board of Education Gives Superintendent Mike Flanagan Vote of Confidence, Contract Extension

State Superintendent Mike Flanagan got a vote of confidence and an extra year added to his contract by the state Board of Education.

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A Center of Collaboration on Education Reform Rejects Malloy

New Haven teachers were apprehensive when they backed a new evaluation system three years ago, but they were not angry.

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Louisiana: Jindal Education Slate Draws Huge Crowd, Promises Long Debate

With three primary legs of Gov. Bobby Jindal's education agenda set for debate -- and votes, according to Capitol power players -- in the House Education Committee, the Louisiana Capitol is already abuzz this morning.

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