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How Much Have Schools Improved Under NCLB?

The No Child Left Behind Act set national standards for student progress and an annual testing regime to measure it when the federal law was passed in 2002.

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Charter Schools Beyond St. Louis Urban Core?

A school choice advocate says he's preparing to open three charter schools in the unaccredited Riverview Gardens School District and possibly two in St. Charles County if legislation passes allowing for charter school expansion in Missouri.

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Ga. Constitutional Amendment on Charters Passes House; Moves to Senate

As promised by House leaders, the constitutional amendment authorizing state charter schools was brought back for reconsideration; passing this time by a margin of three votes to be sent on to the Senate for action.

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Ohio Shootings the Latest in Deadly Month for Nation's Schools

This month alone, at least four shootings of students have occurred in schools across the country, including Monday's deadly attack outside Cleveland, Ohio.

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Florida Approves New Grading Formula for Schools-With Revisions

The state Board of Education on Tuesday approved plans to revamp the school grading formula - but made significant changes to the original proposal, which had unleashed a barrage of criticism from parents, teachers, superintendents and business leaders.

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Suspect in Ohio School Shooting Arrives at Court

A teenager suspected in an Ohio school shooting that killed three students and wounded two others has arrived at juvenile court for an initial appearance.

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Shooter ID'd in Ohio High School Fatal Shooting; Four Students Injured

One student is dead and four more are wounded following a Monday morning shooting at Chardon High School, officials have said.

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Coroner Rules Homicide After Calif. Girl Dies from Injuries in School Fight

The coroner's office ruled Monday that the death of a 10-year-old Southern California schoolgirl after a fight with another female student was a homicide.

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Social Media and Schools in Florida

While school district officials have wrestled with the issue of whether to set boundaries for teachers and coaches when texting and communicating with students using social media, high school students may have come up with an answer.

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Medical-marijuana Shops Near Schools Face Cutoff: Close or Move

In the ongoing stare-down between state-legal medical-marijuana dispensaries and federal law-enforcement officials, today is the day somebody blinks.

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