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Gay Ohio Student Sues Over Right to Wear T-Shirt

A gay high school student in Ohio who claims his freedom of expression was violated over a T-shirt is taking his school district to federal court.

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N.J. Education Dept. to Consider 32 Charter School Applications

The state Department of Education will consider 32 applications to open new charter schools across the state including proposals focused on science, fashion and performing arts instruction, a department spokesman said Tuesday.

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Budget Cuts, Change in Approach Place More Special Ed Students in Regular Schools

School district officials often agonize over how to teach students with severe disabilities. They can pay for the students to attend private schools, where pupils receive more attention in an environment tailored to their needs. Or they can educate the students in public schools, encouraging interaction with peers who aren't disabled.

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U.S. Online Startup Seeks to Rival the Ivy League

Former Silicon Valley CEO Ben Nelson has two years and $25 million to transform higher education.

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Miami-Dade School District Named Finalist for Broad Prize

Miami-Dade County Public Schools will compete for the nation’s top urban education award — for the fifth time.

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Mega Millions Spins Off $25.2M for Georgia Education

Last week’s record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million generated $25.2 million in profits for education in Georgia, state lottery officials said.

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East Pennsboro (Penn.) Area School District Considering Fees for Sports and Activities

Administrators in the East Pennsboro (Penn.) Area School District have asked the school board to consider imposing a fee for participation in school sports and activities starting in the next school year.

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1940 Census Reveals California Led The Country In Education

The National Archives released for the first time yesterday individual records from the 1940 Census – unleashing an online treasure trove of 3.8 million pages eagerly awaited by genealogists and researchers.

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Gay Student Sues Ohio School District Over T-shirt

A gay student whose southwest Ohio high school prohibited him from wearing a T-shirt designed to urge tolerance of gays is suing the school, saying it's violating his freedom of expression rights.

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N.J. District Hires Substitutes to Address High School Smoking Problem

To deter students from smoking in the bathrooms, the Lacey (N.J.) Township School District has been hiring substitutes to monitor the hallways at the high school.

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