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Minn. School District Settles Bullying Lawsuit

The Anoka-Hennepin School District pledged Monday to improve the treatment of gay and lesbian students as part of a settlement that closes a long legal chapter in its struggles over bullying and sexual orientation.

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L.A. Schools Use Mobile App to Report Maintenance Problems

The Los Angeles Unified School District plans to turn many of its 700,000 students into "smart sensors," to help keep the school facilities running smoothly.

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Clayton Mo. Schools say Conforming With Student Transfer law Would be Impossible

It would be impossible to provide education for the estimated 3,600 students that could transfer to Clayton schools this fall under state law, the district’s interim superintendent testified this morning in St. Louis County court.

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Georgia Bill Banning Illegal Immigrants From Public Colleges Advances

Georgia is working to become the third state to bar illegal immigrants from attending public colleges and universities.

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Edmodo Launches Third-Party Platform for Education Apps

Edmodo is a startup looking to disrupt the education industry with its social networking tools for the classroom. 

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Wichita School Board Votes to Close Five Schools, Approves new Boundaries

The Wichita school board voted unanimously Monday to close five schools, a decision one board member described as “heartbreaking.”

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Black Students Face More Discipline, Data Suggests

Black students, especially boys, face much harsher discipline in public schools than other students, according to new data from the Department of Education.

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New Curriculum Plans on Track in N.C. City

Teachers and administrators at the Mount Airy City Schools are busily preparing to roll out the new Common Core/Essential Standards curriculum set to debut next year — a curriculum that will place more emphasis on critical thinking and problem-solving skills and focus less on rote memorization.

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Tornado-ravaged Indiana Community Frets Over Schools

As southern Indiana residents in tornado-stricken communities struggle to recover, many in the decimated community of Henryville are wondering what will happen to its schools.

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Controversial Parent Trigger Bill in Florida Debated

A controversial bill that would allow parents to take over failing public schools in Florida is generating high emotions at the state Capitol.

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