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Florida Bill Allowing Religious 'Inspirational Messages' in Public Schools Goes to Governor

After fierce debate, the Florida House approved a measure Thursday allowing school boards to let students deliver "inspirational messages" in public schools - a move critics say is aimed at promoting unconstitutional school prayer.

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Conn. Gov. Malloy Preaches Accountability When it Comes to Education

During a networking event for members of the design and construction industry at the Rocky Hill Marriott Wednesday night, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy discussed the importance of education reform in helping to develop the state economy.

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Education Reform Targets Unions in Minnesota

On Monday, the Minnesota Senate passed a bill that would allow schools to take into account performance evaluations of teachers in addition to seniority while making layoffs.

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NYC High School Admissions Letters Go Out to Students

Statistics on the city’s high school admissions process were released on Wednesday, but Thursday is the day many eighth graders will learn — from letters home, from guidance counselors, from calls from their parents — which school, if any, opened its doors to them.

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Indiana School Districts Chosen for Teacher Pay Pilot

Randolph Central Schools will be among the first districts in the state to develop a new performance-based pay structure for its teachers.

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N.C. Board of Education Approves 3 Triangle Charters, 9 Statewide

The State Board of Education has approved nine new charter schools in North Carolina.

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DeKalb Schools Facing $41 Million Shortfall

A DeKalb County schools spokesman confirmed March 1 that the system will need to cut money slated for school projects to close a recently-discovered $41 million hole in the budget.

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Cleveland School Board Budget Gets OK

Cleveland City Schools employees are scheduled for a 3 percent salary increase for the coming year if the Cleveland City Council approves the school system’s budget request of $38.9 million.

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More Blacks and Latinos Admitted to Elite New York High Schools

The number of black and Latino students who were accepted at one of eight highly selective high schools in New York City increased from last year, according to admissions statistics released on Wednesday by the city’s Education Department. The uptick for the two groups reverses a years-long decline in admissions to the schools, where admittance is based on a single test.

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Mass. School Officials Fix Menu After 'KKK Chicken' Typo

About 6,500 students in four city grammar schools took home new menus yesterday to replace the ones they got on Monday which school officials say listed "KKK Chicken Tenders" by mistake.

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