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US: Tutoring Service for NYC Kids Cheated for Cash

The federal government says a company that tutored struggling New York City students was caught cheating as it tried to score tens of millions of dollars in federal funding.

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Iowa to Take 2nd Run at Federal Education Waiver

Officials at the U.S. Department of Education said Iowa's attempt to get a federal education waiver lacks clarity and contains "low expectations" in some categories.

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A 13-Year-Old Enlists M.B.A. Students to Build Her Start-Up

To silence her stubborn hiccups during the summer of 2010, Mallory Kievman tried swallowing saltwater, making herself gag, eating a spoonful of sugar, sipping pickle juice and drinking a glass of water upside-down.

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Announces 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts

Scholars were nominated by YoungArts, a program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA).

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Judge Rules Ohio School Shooting Suspect Competent to Stand Trial

The teenager charged in a deadly Ohio school shooting is mentally competent to stand trial in the deaths of three students, a judge ruled Wednesday.

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'The Single Biggest Change in Education Since the Printing Press'

Over the past few years, the tools that could make for really excellent online distance learning have emerged in a piecemeal fashion.

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Is STEM Education Declining in the U.S.?

It may not have been as required in the economy 40 years ago, but now, it is skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) which can make a school leaver or graduate an enticing prospect to employers — even more important when faced with a stagnant economy.

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N.Y. Senate GOP Distributes $10M More to Schools

The state Senate's Republican majority provided almost $10 million more in school aid Tuesday night, but only to school districts represented by Republican senators this election year.

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St. Joseph Title 1 Schools in Missouri May Get iPads for Students

Five months after beginning a pilot project to put computers in the hands of students, the St. Joseph School District might expand the program.

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Parents of Tattooed Teen Sue NH School District

The parents of a New Hampshire teenager who was tattooed against his will have sued the school district.

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