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Number of Pa. Educators Losing Licenses Increasing

While school districts years ago used to be able to quietly negotiate an exit for some educators who abused children or committed other serious crimes, school leaders for the past decade have been required to report such allegations to the state Department of Education for potential disciplinary action.

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12 Education Tech Trends to Watch in 2012

Looking ahead at some of the education technology trends we’ll likely see in 2012, many are already underway.

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Mineola (N.Y.) Schools Detail Principal Evaluations

This year is different,” Mineola School Superintendent Dr. Michael Nagler said. “It’s different that what we’ve done in the past.”

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Group Promotes Composting Iowa City Schools' Waste

Local students are working to divert food waste and start composting projects at their schools.

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Indiana Schools Recognized for their Academic Success

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) released the list of 2010-2011 Four Star Schools. Out of 1,780 public schools, 162 earned this distinction. Eleven of 238 non-public schools also received the honor this year.

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Philadelphia Mayor Focuses on Schools, Gun Violence in Inaugural Address

In his inaugural address Monday, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter promised to focus on making neighborhoods safer and schools better in his second term.

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Tupelo (Miss.) Schools Need Black Pupils Performing Closer to White Ones

White students in Tupelo score better than white students in most Mississippi school districts on state tests. Black students in Tupelo lag far behind.

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Wyoming Schools Chief Stands by 2011 Decisions

Soon after State Superintendent Cindy Hill took office in January, she vowed to make the Wyoming Department of Education less about compliance and more about instruction. She also warned department employees she would take risks and do new things.

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Portland School Lawsuit Defense: Incompetence, Not Discrimination, Got Fernandez Fired

Portland Public Schools in Oregon, which recently won a big discrimination lawsuit by a demoted special ed principal, faces another potentially expensive lawsuit from the ousted director of its troubled English-as-a-second-language program.

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Florida's School Cafeterias Could Get Corporate Sponsors

Beef taco pie Tuesdays in Duval County public schools could join the likes of EverBank Field under a proposed state bill that would allow local school boards to sell the naming rights to school cafeterias.

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