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Voters Give High Marks to Conn. Schools

The vast majority of voters, from the cities to rural towns, give high marks to Connecticut's public schools and teachers, even though Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly are currently considering a major overhaul of the system.

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Ga. Tightens High School Football Rules

New rules now in place in at Georgia high schools will affect every summer football practice.

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Battle over Florida Charter Schools Could Lead to Bargain

Two controversial, failed bills that would have allowed Florida charter schools to grab a good chunk of public school construction money and, potentially, some public schools themselves likely will re-emerge next year.

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State Official: Attleboro (Mass.) Schools Broke Law

A controversial 2009 bus contract between a private company and Attleboro Public Schools violated at least one state law, according to a letter sent to Superintendent Pia Durkin earlier this month by Massachusetts Inspector General Gregory W. Sullivan.

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Two N.C. School Districts Account for Most Paddling

Fewer North Carolina children are being paddled, an increasing trend after one of the school districts that most often used corporal punishment dropped the practice this month.

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Commissioners Start Process to Build New Schools in Asheville, N.C.

The city school system will get $2 million to plan replacements for Asheville Middle School and Isaac Dickson Elementary School, the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday.

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Is 'Pink Slime' on The Menu in Salem (Mass.) Schools?

Salem's school superintendent says boneless lean beef trimmings, also known as "pink slime," are probably being served in Salem school lunches, but he doesn't think there is any health risk to students.

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A N.C. District Panel May Offer New Anti-gang Initiative

Gang-related offenses represent a tiny portion of student violations in Guilford County Schools.

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Education Report: Shortcomings of Schools Pose National Security Threat

Nearly 30 years after the landmark education report “A Nation at Risk,” a new report finds that America’s failure to prepare its young people for a globalized world is now so grave that it poses a national security threat.

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Elizabeth Molina Morgan: Latinos Need a Plan to Improve Graduation Rates

There are profound and positive changes taking place among Latinos in America today. We represent the fastest-growing and largest minority population in the country. Over the past decade the number of Latinos has increased nearly 50 percent in the United States with one in every four children in America being Latino.

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