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Teachers, Students, Parents Rally for Education Funding in Colorado

Public education is good for students, good for the state and good for the economy, so funding it adequately should be a priority. That was the message delivered by hundreds who attended a rally this morning on the state Capitol steps.

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Report: Arizona Failing to Support Preschool Education

Arizona has “shut the door” on preschool programs by making funding cuts that leave a bleak educational future for the state’s children, according to a report released Tuesday.

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Utah Education Office Makes $25M School Funding Mistake

A miscalculation at the State Office of Education has led to a $25 million mistake in Utah’s education budget for next school year.

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High School, Only Shorter

With planning and foresight, Nicholas Myers of Fishers, Ind., finished high school in three years. He took required senior-year classes early and completed extra courses online.

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Ill. High School District 227 Dismisses 48 Teachers for Next School Year

South suburban Rich Township High School District 227 has laid off 48 full-time teachers, 33 instructional aides and six administrative staff for the 2012-13 school year.

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Intel Develops Small, Sturdy Tablet for Education

Companies have been trying to transform education with computers for decades, with mixed results. But there is new enthusiasm for the possibilities represented by tablets, and Intel has a new entry.

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Nev. Schools Awarded Federal Grant to Support Literacy Programs

The Washoe County Nev. School District has been awarded a $4.2 million grant to fund literacy programs in several schools.

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Cuomo Announces Grant Program for School Districts That Cuts Bureaucracy

School districts have until June 6 to apply for the first round of grants for long-term efficiency or cost-savings measures in management and operations, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday. 

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Mega Millions Winners From Md. Will Continue in Public Education

What would you do if you won the lottery? Most people would be to quit their job. That is not the case for the three Mega Millions winners from Maryland. The "Three Amigos," as they like to call themselves, will continue working in public education despite the fact that they each netted about $35 million from their lucky win.

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Mo. Governor Releases Education Funding

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon moved Tuesday to restore about $6.8 million previously cut from public education programs thanks to a boost in lottery sales from the recent record-high Mega Millions jackpot.

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