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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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Teachers Get 'Debit Cards' for School Supplies

Beginning this fall, Mississippi teachers will have a new way to purchase classroom supplies -- state-issued procurement cards which will function similarly to debit cards.  

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Manatee School District to Raise Weekly Fee for School Programs

Manatee County school district officials will be raising the weekly fees for the before- and after-school programs in 19 elementary schools.

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Louisiana Department of Education Launches "Believe and Include"

The Louisiana Department of Education today launched Believe and Include, a $4 million competitive grant program that will provide funding to schools to develop innovative programs that help students with disabilities achieve proficiency of the more rigorous Common Core State Standards.

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