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2 Mich. School District Close to Consolidation

Every morning for the last school year, Darian Smith and Johnathon Compau have hopped on a school bus that takes them from Willow Run High School to Ypsilanti High School -- a 4.5-mile trek that became necessary when the two schools merged their Air Force JROTC programs.

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N.J. Parents Urge State Ed Chief to Visit Charter School Scheduled to Close

Parents of students at the PleasanTech Charter School want acting Education Commissioner Chris Cerf to visit the school to see why it should be allowed to stay open.

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Comstock (Mich.) Schools Work Hard to Turn around Struggling District

In theory, Stephanie Lemmer has weekends off in her job as principal of Comstock's North Elementary School.

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Sacramento-area Students, Schools Gear Up for STAR Testing

Students throughout the Sacramento region are sleeping longer, eating better and taking part in fun activities -- all to help them to do well on state tests.

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Ohio Schools Look for Solutions to Challenges of New Technology

Back in the good ol' days when a cellphone could only call and text, defining on and off school grounds was as simple as drawing a line.

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Clarence (N.Y.) Schools End Slur-Linked Suspension

The Clarence School District has lifted its suspension of a Middle School girls lacrosse team that was accused of using racial slurs in a game against Sweet Home.

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AP Surges as Tool for Schools Raising Standards

Not long ago, Advanced Placement exams were mostly for top students looking to challenge themselves and get a head start on college credit. Not anymore.

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Pennsylvania School District, ACLU Agree to Pledge of Allegiance Settlement

The American Civil Liberties Union and a southwestern Pennsylvania school district have signed an agreement settling a lawsuit brought by a girl who claimed she was disciplined for refusing to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Gregoire Delivers Education Challenge

Gov. Chris Gregoire challenged her potential successors to pursue new revenue in support of education, saying that she wished the state had committed more money to schools in this year’s budget.

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LAUSD Special Education Services Are Suffering, But Is It A Problem With The Records Or The Care?

After failing for the eighth straight year to meet service delivery targets for special education, Los Angeles Unified School District has begun interviewing staff to understand why records indicate thousands of students with disabilities are not receiving their prescribed services.

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