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Seven Arrested at NYC Protest on Worship in Schools

A city councilman and three clergymen were among seven people arrested Thursday as they protested what they fear will be the eviction of worship services from all public buildings in New York City.

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Groups Seek Fewer Cuts to Kentucky Education

Seven state education groups have come together to ask elected officials to stop cutting public school funding.

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N.Y. Gov's Education Commission: Still Missing the Who, When and What

So the governor spoke — and left many fresh questions about his intentions in the area of education in the wake of his State of the State address.

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Financial Emergency Declared By Michigan's Highland Park Schools

Although the Highland Park School District has been working hard the past year to turn around a dismal money situation, a team has just declared a financial emergency.

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School Beat: The View of 2012 for San Francisco Public Schools

2012 has the potential to bring relatively big changes to San Francisco’s public schools, due in most part to a November ballot that will be full of interesting and significant choices.

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Berkeley Schools Seeks New Leader

The Berkeley School Board kicked off the process to find a new superintendent Wednesday with a request for proposals from consulting companies able to lead the search.

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Arizona District Tests Use of iPads in Class

A pilot program in the Higley Unified School District will allow students to use iPads in four classrooms starting this month.

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Northeast Florida High Schools Riding High on New Grading System

For the second consecutive year high schools in Northeast Florida rode a wave of school grade improvement largely thanks to a formula that considers more than the state’s assessment test.

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Audit Criticizes HISD's Buying Practices

The Houston Independent School District does not always select vendors based on transparent and consistent criteria and often weights price too low, according to an outside procurement audit.

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Ga. Looking at Repealing Education Spending Law

Georgia is considering throwing out a law requiring that 65 percent of education funding be spent in public school classrooms, part of an effort to overhaul how Georgia funds K-12 education.

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