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Texas District to Charge $250 per Student to Ride the Bus

Carroll (Texas) school district families will have to pay $250 for nearly every child who rides the bus next school year, trustees agreed.

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Cash, Other Charlotte N.C. Superintendent Finalists Awaiting Decision

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) Schools board will meet in closed session later this week to discuss the three finalists for its superintendent's position -- a trio that includes Memphis Schools Supt. Dr. Kriner Cash.

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FCAT Season Begins This Week with Lots of Changes, More Pressure

Florida's testing season kicks into high gear Monday, marking a springtime tradition for 2.2 million students in public school.

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NYC Plans to Open High School for Software Engineering

New York City plans to open 54 new schools serving 21,000 students, including an academy of software engineering for grades nine through 12, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

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Anne Arundel Schools: We Got Most of What We Wanted

Anne Arundel school officials said Monday they got most of the money they wanted under the county executive’s spending plan for next year, which includes money for 62 additional teachers.

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Cleveland District Revives Plan to Sell Downtown Headquarters

The Cleveland school district has revived plans to sell its East Sixth Street headquarters and rent space downtown instead, while relocating other offices to the closed East High School.

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Schools with Grants Struggle with Teacher Evaluation Systems

Elliott Elementary in Lincoln, Neb., struck off on its own last year when it became the only school in the city to win money through the federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) program.

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Education Nation: Teaching Technology, Service to Teens in Colorado

The Front Range Christian School is a place that's centered on belief.

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Montgomery County Superintendent Hosts Special Education Forum

Communication, relationships, perspective — these themes were the essence of a special education forum led by Superintendent Joshua P. Starr Monday night at Seneca Valley High School.

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In Schools Cut by NYC's Ax, Students Bleed

New York City is filled with schools marked twice over for death.

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