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Record Lottery Sales Net Ill. Schools $31.5M

Illinois schools were also big winners in last week’s record Mega Millions game, hauling in more than $30 million as a result of record Lottery sales.

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N.H. Bill Allows Teens to Take Online Driving Course

Teen drivers could take online driver education courses instead of attending driving school to get their driver's licenses in New Hampshire under a bill being considered by the Senate.

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Conn. Technical Schools to Get $9M for Repairs

Connecticut’s regional vocational-technical school system will be receiving over $9 million in funding for equipment and construction repairs.

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Fla. Education Commissioner Taps Well Connected Parents for Task Force

When Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson created a task force to cool down a brouhaha over a new school grading formula, he tapped Miami-Dade schools chief Alberto Carvalho and other superintendents, principals, teachers and parents.

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Chardon Superintendent Extends Stay With District

Chardon Local Schools Superintendent Joseph Bergant II is extending his time with the district.

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Schools, Union Far Apart on Salary Negotiations

The first round of negotiations between the Chicago Public Schools and the teachers union went squarely to the district, which will get its way in weighing student performance more heavily in teacher evaluations.

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Fewer Iowa School Districts Reporting Budget Deficits

An early warning system aimed at reducing the number of school districts that end up in the red appears to be doing its job, the top financial officer with the Iowa Department of Education told state leaders Thursday.

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La. Senate Committee Passes Ed Reform Bill and Voucher Program

Despite multiple teacher protests at the Capitol, Gov. Bobby Jindal's education reform bills continue to move through the Louisiana Legislature.

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Board of Education Approves A to F Grading System for Oklahoma

The state Board of Education on Thursday voted 4-2 to approve proposed rules for an A to F grading system for the state's schools.

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Mega Millions Record Jackpot Run Equals $9.3 Million for Education in Tennessee

For the Volunteer State, the incredible Mega Millions jackpot run that ended Friday night resulted in more than 291,000 winning tickets sold in the state, including two who won $250,000 in Monteagle and Ardmore.

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