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Wisconsin Assembly Taking Up Special-Needs Education Change

Some students with disabilities in Wisconsin next school year could attend a private or a public school outside their home district with the help of a taxpayer-funded subsidy, under a bill being debated by the state Assembly late Tuesday.

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Utah Lawmakers Pass Abstinence-Only Sex Education Curriculum

The Utah Legislature has passed a controversial bill mandating an abstinence-only sex education curriculum for Utah public schools or allows schools to drop the subject altogether.

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N.Y. Schools Lose $7.5 Million Grant

City Department of Education officials quietly gave back a $7.5 million state schools grant last week because they say they couldn’t reach a required deal with the teachers’ union.

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Dozens Arrested in California Education Protests

A day of boisterous protests over cuts to higher education that included thousands of students swarming the state Capitol ended with dozens of arrests after demonstrators refused to leave the building.

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Minn. School District Settles Bullying Lawsuit

The Anoka-Hennepin School District pledged Monday to improve the treatment of gay and lesbian students as part of a settlement that closes a long legal chapter in its struggles over bullying and sexual orientation.

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L.A. Schools Use Mobile App to Report Maintenance Problems

The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to turn many of its 700,000 students into "smart sensors," to help keep the school facilities running smoothly.

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Clayton Mo. Schools say Conforming With Student Transfer law Would be Impossible

It would be impossible to provide education for the estimated 3,600 students that could transfer to Clayton schools this fall under state law, the district’s interim superintendent testified this morning in St. Louis County court.

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Georgia Bill Banning Illegal Immigrants From Public Colleges Advances

Georgia is working to become the third state to bar illegal immigrants from attending public colleges and universities.

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Edmodo Launches Third-Party Platform for Education Apps

Edmodo is a startup looking to disrupt the education industry with its social networking tools for the classroom. 

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Wichita School Board Votes to Close Five Schools, Approves new Boundaries

The Wichita school board voted unanimously Monday to close five schools, a decision one board member described as “heartbreaking.”

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