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Stroudsburg School District Hires Back 15 Who Were Laid Off

Stroudsburg Area School Board voted Wednesday night to hire back 15 of the nearly 60 teachers that were laid off earlier this year.

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Walnut Valley School District Sells Excess Land for $35 Million to Homebuilder

Walnut Valley Unified School District attracted Fortune 500 homebuilder Lennar Corp. as the top bidder for a 30-acre piece of surplus land in Diamond Bar that is zoned for up to 200 new homes.

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School Districts Trim Overhead to Put More Money in Classroom

The story about the Issaquah School District's $167.5 million proposed budget notes the budget's flatness, no major increases or decreases in spending across all categories. The district also stands out for spending slightly less on overhead than the average King County school district.

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Chesterfield School Leaders Approve Epinephrine Policy

Chesterfield County's School Board on Tuesday night approved a new policy that requires the division to provide at least two doses of epinephrine at each school.

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Valley View District 365U Budget is Highest in its History

A tentative 2012-2013 budget of $273.8 million for Valley View District 365U is the largest in district history, according to officials.

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New School in Horry County Goes Green

River Oaks Elementary is a learning building in every sense of the word, and green is the overall theme. It's the first of its kind in Horry County and set to open to students next week.

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State Board Discusses Home-Schooling Requirements

Several Kansas State Board of Education members on Tuesday said they are hearing reports of children being kept home to babysit younger siblings while their parents claim they are being home schooled.

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Nashville, State Education Officials at Odds

As state officials talk about withholding money from Metro Nashville Public Schools as punishment for ignoring their directives, a veteran Metro board member said that kind of sanction would only hurt children.

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Portable Classrooms Moved in for at Least 220 New Students

Six-year-old Hannah Franklin fidgeted and played with a hand-held computer game Monday while she waited outside the Minot Public School District office with her mother, Katie Franklin, to register for the start of school next week. Katie Franklin said the family moved to Minot from Colorado so her husband could take a new job. Hannah will be a first-grader at Bel Air Elementary.

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Austin School District Continues Plans for Two Single-Gender Schools

Despite mixed reaction from the community, and reservations from some board members, the Austin school district will continue to move forward with a plan for two single-sex middle schools.

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