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Bernanke Says Financial Education Boosts Economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said financial education and planning boost the economy and that students who learn those skills are likely to save more later in life and better weather market turbulence.

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Security for Administration Centers and School Board Meetings

School board members and superintendents typically focus their safety planning and preparedness measures on school campuses, but they often overlook security and emergency planning for administration centers, board meeting sites and support facilities.

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N.H. law to emphasize concussion safety in schools

Gov. John Lynch is publicly signing a law that creates new rules regarding student-athletes who suffer concussions.

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At-school sales of soda drops, but other sugary drinks remain

The high school or middle school student who can grab a sugar-sweetened soft drink on school grounds during class hours is becoming a rarity, a new study finds.

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New Principal Tapped for Stuyvesant

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Monday appointed an interim acting principal to take the reins of Stuyvesant High School in the midst of a high-profile cheating scandal.

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Christie Signs Tenure Reform Bill

Gov. Chris Christie signed a bipartisan tenure reform bill today, updating the oldest tenure law in the nation.

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McAllen school district keeping physical education alive

While many schools across the country are doing away with physical education, the McAllen School District is putting a bigger emphasis on this subject.

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Michelle Rhee: Olympic effort needed for American education

Like so many Americans, I’ve been hanging out in the living room with my family watching the Olympics.

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US schools adopting longer days for academic success

More than 1,000 schools across the country have extended the calendar by adding at least 10 days to the year or by lengthening each school day by half an hour, research has found.

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Opinion: Physical Education Reform Needed in Schools

I read with interest StudentsFirst founder Michelle Rhee's "sounding the alarm" commentary on the "harmful policies" in our educational system, but I was stunned that she didn't mention reforming physical education as a key element for our future success ("Column: Olympic effort needed for education").

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